Uluru (/ˌuːləˈruː/, Pitjantjatjara: Uluṟu), also known as Ayers Rock (/ˌɛərz -/, like airs) and officially gazetted as Uluru, Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs. Uluru is sacred to the Pitjantjatjara Anangu, the Aboriginal people of the area.
The Rock Tour from Alice Springs - 3 days. There’s a reason why this is YHA’s most popular outback tour. From the heights of Uluru (Ayers Rock) to the depths of Watarrka (Kings Canyon), the three-day Uluru Rock Tour from Alice Springs is a must-book adventure. Rock to water 6 days Alice Springs to Adelaide. Score 2 FREE nights at YHA. See the best sights between Adelaide and Alice Springs.
Travel from Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) aboard a luxury coach. Take in the rugged desert landscapes of the region, passing through the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges. Ayers Rock to Kings Canyon.
Get the full Ayers Rock experience on this day trip from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. World Heritage-listed Uluru, the large sandstone rock formation in the heart of the Australian Outback, is home to Aboriginal art, mysteries and legends. See and learn about it all on guided walks around the base of the rock, plus visit another large rock formation, Kata Tjuta (aka the Olgas). End your experience with a buffet dinner and sparkling wine at sunset, when the changing colors of Uluru make the place even more magical
Travel through the rugged Australian outback in a luxury 4x4 vehicle with a small group on this 5-day tour from Ayers Rock. Stay at luxury boutique retreats for 4 nights and dine on gourmet cuisine; let the driver/guide take care of the planning. National park fees and meals per itinerary included.
Alice Springs is uniquely Australian. Located in the middle of the Northern Territory, Alice embodies Australian culture and delights at every turn. Visiting Alice Springs will surprise you, excite you and leave you with a clearer outlook on what it is to be alive. The history and culture is thick within Alice Springs, an experience each and every traveler and Australian should experience at least once in their lifetime. Alice Springs’ grandeur does not end at Uluru though. Its 223 kms of breathtaking terrain and is known as one of the greatest walking experiences in the world. No visit to Alice would be complete without the experiencing first hand Australia indigenous culture, the world's oldest indigenous culture. Think ancient rock art trying your hand playing the didgeridoo. Must dos in alice springs.
Formerly known as Ayer's Rock, Uluru, its traditional name, is the world's largest monolith (a stone separated from it's strata). Much of its mass is hidden below ground yet the exposed portion stands above ground some 348 metres high (1141 feet). The surrounding Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is World Heritage Listed and notable in being one of the few properties listed for both its natural and cultural values.
Ted Egan: Forget splitting hairs, counting drops of blood. We certainly need to be thinking big, to allow meaningful interpretation of our history, going back centuries in reflection. By TED EGAN (at left). Young Arrernte woman at Alice Springs Telegraph Station, ca. 1895. FULL STORY . Posted: June 2, 2019.
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