Uluru is a 3.6 km long rock that rises a towering 348 m from the flat surrounding scrub, and is especially impressive at dawn and sunset when the red rock changes hues in a spectacular show. There are
a number of walks around the base of the rock passing caves, rock art and sacred Aboriginal sites.
Nearby Kata Tjuta
(formerly the Olgas), 32 km west of Uluru, are equally impressive monoliths, with
Mount Olga being actually much higher than Uluru. The Valley of the Winds is a worthy 6 km circuit
or the shorter Walpa Gorge Walk (2.6 km return).
There is an excellent cultural centre located within the park. There are a
number of walks throughout the national park that caters for different fitness
levels. There is a park entry fee, which provides a 3 day pass into the national
There are also tours with traditional Aboriginal Guides, conducted by the multi
award winning Anangu Tours. Check out our
tours page for their contact
Check out our listing of Uluru
Canyon accommodation. Additional accommodation can be found at
Curtin Springs, just 85 km east of the entrance to Uluru-Kata Tjuta
National Park. In addition to our listed online travel guide information,
contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more
attractions, tours, local maps and other information.