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Address: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8089381120
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Escape the crowds and take a meandering journey through acacia woodlands...
Escape the crowds and take a meandering journey through acacia woodlands and grassed claypans. Discover the diverse plants, animals and geological features of the park. The Base Walk is the best way to fully appreciate the natural and cultural beauty of Uluru.
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The tour that made Australia worthwhile

My husband and I visited Australia on an around the world trip in January 2014 after arriving from South America. We had driven along the east coast and not been blown away with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I visited Australia on an around the world trip in January 2014 after arriving from South America. We had driven along the east coast and not been blown away with what we'd seen or learnt about Australian history apart from the Great Barrier Reef. However, the Rock Tour with Matt as our guide changed all that. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Itinerary was good; there was enough time to explore, but it was still efficient. It was good that people were able to choose longer or shorter treks, so it didn't get too physical to anyone. It also made the tour more personal cause we were split to smaller groups. Our tour guide Phill was informative, friendly and very helpful. He... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I'm not one for camping & hiking, but this was a genuinely great experience and I recommend it. Our tour guide was Nick, who was really friendly & funny. I was one of many solo travellers on the trip so was brilliant for meeting people. The tour takes you to kings canyon (we weren't able to do the whole walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Please be aware that you are not booking a "normal" tour but bush camping. If you are prepared for that and more importantly if you are willing to embrace what that means you will have an awesome time. Nick did a great job setting up the camp during a thunderstorm. Sunrise and Sunset were just stunning. Even though there were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Had A great time on the 3 day 2 might trio with the rock tour the company does a very nice job and the itinerary is perfect.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Having been on the 3 day 2 night tour I came away disappointed with the company, but I suppose you get what you pay for when it comes to tours in Australia. My advice would be to spend a little more and go with another company.

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had Josh as our guide on The Rock Tour and he definitely showed us a genuine outback adventure. The sites were amazing! We did run into a few unforeseen sticky situations (ie. lightening/sand storm in the middle of our bush camp night) but when in the outback, you can't very well run and hide in a cozy hotel. Josh... More 

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Essex, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I went on a 2night/3day tour with a company called "The Rock Tour" our tour guide matt was great. It was such an amazing experience. Be prepared for lots of hiking in the hot weather. You need to be reasonably fit for this tour. We spent two nights camping outside, hiked Kings Canyon and Kata Tjuta, done a base walk... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I went on this tour and was really disapointed about the general atmosphere among other things... It was not fun and friendly as it was claimed to be. The guide didn't seem to be happy to be here with us and was in a hurry all the time : only 5 minutes to eat in the sun, to go to... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

Before i join the tour, All I know about this place is a rock that change color. But the cultural tour give me a lot of history and information about the place and now I see it as a sacred place. Definitely coming back for longer stay and to everyone who planning to go there, please don't climb the rock!... More 

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