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Mala Walk

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Address: Kata tjuta National Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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The mala walk follows the north-west side of Uluru. There are many fine...

The mala walk follows the north-west side of Uluru. There are many fine examples of Anangu rock art along this walk, and you can experience the sheer vertical walls and profound peacefulness of Kantju Gorge. 2 km return | 1.5 hrs | wheelchair access

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Informal and relaxing

Good pace, suitable for everyone. We were blessed with Adam who was both hilarious and very knowledgeable. This walk is a definite must do for anyone interested in culture and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good pace, suitable for everyone. We were blessed with Adam who was both hilarious and very knowledgeable. This walk is a definite must do for anyone interested in culture and history. Took around 2 and a half hours including return.

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Cardiff, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Found this FREE guided walk amazing. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the people living around the rock and what their daily lives entailed, The Rock art was amazing to see and the different views of the Rock on the walk were fantastic.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are into photography, beautiful scenery and nature it's all here. Slop on the sunscreen if you visit during the summer months as temperatures can reach 47 degrees.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxing flat walk can be done any time in any heat. Lovely. Don't take more than 1 bottle of water it's not a long walk.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

This easy 2 hour guided walk is a great way to start a visit to Uluru. A park ranger will take a group along the Mala walk explaining local culture, history and geology and it gives a great starting point to a visit to Uluru.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

After the sunrise we walked to a waterhole and after that did the mala walk. It was a short walk, still in the shade in the early morning sonce the sun rises from the other side of the rock. Easy to walk and plenty of impressive views and nature. Would definitely recommend to anyone not to skip this walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

The tour leaves from Mala car park daily at 8am. The tour is by one of the rangers and they provide information about the land, aboriginal stories, culture and the history. Truely a must do when visiting Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

The best walk in the Kata Tjutas (formerly Olgas). Try to be there real early - before it gets hot. A wonderful walk (good shoes essential) on a rocky path into a narrow gorge. 35 minutes to the viewing platform - that is as far as you are allowed to go. Stunning views of the vertical rock on either side.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

If you don't have time or don't want to walk the entire base of Uluru, you should definitely do the Mala walk. You get to see a little bit of everything on this walk (a watering hole, caves, cave paintings) and it's not super long, and also mostly shaded. There's a free guided walk at 8am, which we started out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Good short flat walk taking in a number of interesting sites. Suitable for small children. Would also be good for people still acclimatising to the heat.

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