Uluru (Ayers Rock)

The UNESCO World Heritage site of Uluru is an unmistakeable symbol of the Australian outback and is one of the top destinations for travellers to Australia. Standing 348 metres tall, Uluru is surrounded by waterholes, springs, caves and fascinating rock formations as well as ancient aboriginal rock paintings.

"The rock" is famous for having many "moods", and appearing to change colour depending on the time of day, the weather, and the season. 

History of Uluru

Uluru (once known by European settlers as "Ayers Rock") it is part of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, which also contains Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Both Uluru and Kata Tjuta are owned by the Anangu people, the traditional owners of the land. The land is leased to Parks Australia and is jointly administered by the Anangu and Parks Australia.

Uluru is highly sacred to the Anangu people, who have a strong living culture in the area. Archaeologists believe Aboriginal people have been living in Central Australia for over 22,000 years. 

For Anangu this isn’t just a rock, it’s a living place. Tjukurpa and the marks of the creation beings are everywhere.
The traditional owners welcome visitors to their land, and they work with Parks Australia so that you can enjoy the park your way, whilst helping them to protect their law.
Anangu want you to learn about their land and their culture and have a safe and happy visit.
— "Welcome from Anangu"

Watch the Welcome from Anangu, or read the transcript here.

Tours of Uluru

Enjoy a leisurely walk into some of the caves and waterholes around Uluru with your experienced guide. Mulgas tours also include sparkling wine during your Uluru sunset experience. 

Do you want to visit Uluru? These Mulgas Adventure tours will take you there.

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