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Address: Kata tjuta National Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8938 1120
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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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We would have loved to had more time to do the base walk around Uluru but being time poor we settled to do the Mala walk to the gorge. Not too far & quite doable for most fitness... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We would have loved to had more time to do the base walk around Uluru but being time poor we settled to do the Mala walk to the gorge. Not too far & quite doable for most fitness levels. And once you reach the gorge it is gorgeous. We were extremely lucky to get a clear day where the sky... More 

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Thank Mary D
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hike is very easy, even path walking. Keep walking until the gorge, probably another 800 meters, it's worth it. It's overwhelming to be so up close with Uluru. Wave rock is unbelievable

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Thank SonNY2002
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have done the Mala Walk several times and every time I learn something new. The weaving of geological, cultural, environmental and social messages is done really well. The ranger on the tour I did this time inspired great interest and appreciation for the stories that the Anangu so generously share. Great experience.

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Thank Marisa B
Sans Souci, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had Peter, an aboriginal Australian. He was great, I feel that his mannerism was the pinnacle of the tour. This fellow has lived the experience of which he speaks on the tour. If he is available I would suggest that you go with his group. The more of these walks you do that focus on our aboriginal brothers and... More 

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Thank Oldcrusty1956
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were guided by park ranger Steve, who was showing the ropes to newbie ranger Jenny, and both were superb. Steve’s commentary and storytelling was topical, comical and passionate, and he was a most enjoyable, knowledgeable and likeable host. Such a shame this was his last day as a tour guide on the Mala walk.

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Thank TonyTonyC16
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If visiting Uluru ... my advice do as much as you can. Learn as much as you can. It's simply stunning and to be honest words escape me. Visit. Visit. Visit.

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Thank Nikki C
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park ranger who took our group was very well informed and helpful. It gave us an insight into Uluru that we would not have discovered on our own. The pace was gentle and the hour and a half was well spent. Excellent and it was free!

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Thank Max R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a free tour offered by the park rangers and it's really amazing. It teaches the cultural significance of uluru to the Ananka people and tells some of their dreamtime stories. Very educational and interesting! A much better and far more respectful option than climbing uluru. By not climbing you are helping to close the disrespectful act for good.

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Thank Adam E
Buderim, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This for us, was the highlight of our visit to Uluru. Free, educational, spiritual and beautiful. Ranger Steve guided and shared with us and was excellent with the children part of a large group of 85. We weren't aware of how long this guided walk was supposed to go before we started so were not bothered by Steve going over... More 

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Thank Debbie M
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is an amazing feeling to visit this ancient natural habitat. As a free tour definitely well worth it . You just need to book, and pay, for a bus trip to get to it which is at the base of uluru

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