Set your sights on one of the most majestic natural wonders on the planet. Expect spectacular views, breathtaking sunsets and fascinating insights into local Aboriginal culture. And Uluru is just the beginning of an unforgettable outback adventure.
Following the 10km Uluru Base Walk is one of the best ways to soak up the essence of Uluru and truly appreciate its magnitude and cultural significance. Do it on foot, or hire a bike from Outback Cycling. Equally fascinating, shorter walking trails at the base include the Kuniya walk to Mutijulu Waterhole and Mala walk to Kantju Gorge. Weary legs? Take a guided Segway tour around the base with Uluru Segway Tours.
You'll find Kata Tjuta’s extraordinary landscape about 40km west of Uluru. Also known as 'the Olgas', the name translates to "many heads" and you'll understand why when you go hiking between the towering, ancient domes to Walpa Gorge. This rocky, gently sloping 2.6km track takes around an hour and is home to rare native flora, a seasonal stream, and local wallabies. For a longer, more challenging hike, there's the 7.6km Valley of the Winds walk. This steep, rocky circuit takes around three to four hours, and is well worth the effort. Pre-purchase a pass for entry to the park.
Watching Uluru change colour as the sun rises and sets is a phenomenal experience and there are some pretty wild ways to watch it. Take it slow on an Uluru Camel Tour or take it fast with a motorcycle tour. If you want a side of adrenaline with your view, book a skydive or scenic helicopter flight. For something more low-key, pack a picnic and park at popular viewing spots Uluru Car Sunset Viewing Area, Ewing Lookout (near the camel farm) and the Kata Tjuta Sunset Viewing Area.
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