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Address: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8938 1120
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Activities: Hiking, Walking
Description: Kata Tjuta is Pitjantjatjara meaning ‘many heads’. This spectacular...
Kata Tjuta is Pitjantjatjara meaning ‘many heads’. This spectacular landform lies about 50 kilometres drive from Uluru and Yulara. This area is an Anangu men’s site and is sacred under Tjukurpa(traditional law). Everyone is welcome and encouraged to visit this place but as with all areas of the park, please stay on the marked tracks.
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A sight to behold

To fly over the ranges by helicopter is something to appreciate the vast and magnificent expanse and the structure of these magic mountains which are thousand years old. A real... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

To fly over the ranges by helicopter is something to appreciate the vast and magnificent expanse and the structure of these magic mountains which are thousand years old. A real thrill to witness natures wonders.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Quiet and beautiful location. Nice, neat and clean accommodation. Host and care taker were very caring and available for all one needs. Nice homely feeling away from home. I would recommend all on business or holiday to definitely experience stay at Sunbird guest house for sure.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed visiting the Kata Tjuta and the tour guide was very informative. It was a blistering 116 degrees! I do recommend a face netting for the flies! But definitely worth the visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Personally, I felt that the Kata Tjuta composed of 36 domes was not as spectacular as Uluru, possibly because we did not attempt to make sunrise and sunset trips to this attraction like we did with the Uluru thus did not catch a glimpse of its vibrant colours under the rising and setting sun, and then with a bigger span,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The trails are closed if the weather is above a certain temperature, or if it is past a certain time (due to temperature), so most tours will go first thing in the morning to complete the hikes before the sun gets too hot. It is absolutely stunning and a very unique scenery. I highly recommend these hikes if you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

When visiting the national park, Uluru is not the only attraction. The other great monolithic rocks are Kata Tjuta. Again very beautiful to see at sunrise and sunset.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Amazing scenery, take a walk into the gorge, look back and be amazed by the sheer size of the country , no building in sight!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Like Uluru this is an interesting site. Take the time to understand what your seeing and treat it with respect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Uluru was impressive to look at, but I have to say, Kata Tjuta had more power for or was that ‘over’ me. I felt that way long before I found out about the ceremonies: As I neared the impressive 36 domes, it felt like a certain place that would touch me and make a big impression for a reason I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

These are, in their way, as magnificent as Uluru - though to me they did not have the same atmosphere of brooding serenity that exudes from the big boy - but still very very worth a visit

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