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Enjoy an absolutely iconic experience when visiting Australia’s Red Centre - a full trek around the base of Uluru. As you start your sunrise walk around the 12-kilometer base trail of Uluru you will embrace the culture, geology and environment that is the essence of this amazing monolith. Stop along the trail for a picnic breakfast with an amazing close up view. Your guide will tell the cultural stories (Tjukurpa) of Liru (poisonous snake) and Kuniya (woma python) as well as many other Aboriginal creation stories associated with this amazing natural landmark. Along the flat trail you will witness sunrise, visit waterholes, see rock art sites of the ancients and have the opportunity to completely immerse yourself in the nature and culture of this very special place.
Your guide collects you before sunrise at the entrance to your Ayers Rock Resort accommodation.
Travel to World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and begin your walk along the 12km base trail just before the sun rises. Embrace the geology, history and cultural significance of this special place. Take time out to enjoy your picnic breakfast as you listen to a variety of desert noises from the surrounding environment. Along the trail you will witness sunrise, visit waterholes and see rock art sites. Learn of Uluru’s cultural significance to the Anangu (local Aboriginal) people.
On your journey your guide will tell you a number of stories associated with prominent Tjukurpa (Creation Time Stories). You will learn of the Mala people along the Mala Walk to Kantju Gorge, and hear stories of Liru (poisonous snake) and Kuniya (woma python) on the way into the Mutitjulu Waterhole.
An opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the nature and culture of Uluru. Once you have completed the full circumference your guide returns you to your hotel at Ayers Rock Resort.
Peaceful walk at a good pace brisk enough, but with plenty of time for photos, taking in the sights and sounds and listening to stories. We were led by a lovely and well informed guide, and it was a privilege to be in such a magical place. It was a good time of year to do the walk temperature between 8 and 20 degrees, and not too early a start compared to summer. The desert was looking very green, and there were lots of birds around, particularly at the water hole. It was exceptionally good.
This was my first tour, after arriving in Uluru and I was thrilled to come away, having learnt so much from our 2 guides, Lachie and Gareth. They were absolutely amazing!!!!!!!! They told us the stories of the Anangu people and how they lived, as we walked along at a leisurely pace and pointed out and named all the types of trees and birds we saw along the way. It was as amazing journey, walking beside The Rock and imaging what it would have been like to live, as these people did, for sooooo many years!!!! Lachie was a font of information and made the walk so informative, I was really thrilled. We sat and had an enjoyable breakfast half way through the walk, over looking the area where you are permitted to climb. I am pleased to say it was closed on this particular day, but some people were still flaunting the rules and attempting to climb a small area. I sincerely look forward to the climb being closed for good!!
I can highly recommend this trip, rather than walk the walk by yourself, as you learn soooo much. Thank you again, Lachie and Gareth.
Absolutely fabulous way to take in the majesty of this sacred site. Our guide provided an educational commentary on the indigenous Australians and the significance of the site.
Las guias fueron muy atentas y simpáticas. Son unos 12km, el camino es fácil aunque con el calor el final se hace un poco más duro. Uluru es impresionante!! Merece la pena hacer el tour!
Although parts of the walk were closed off due to the floods they endured it was still a really excellent morning. The place is quite spectacular and had an outstanding guide in Shannon, who's passion for her job rubbed off on all the people in the group
The tour guide Elsa was magnificent, very friendly , extremely knowledgeable. The tour was very relaxed a good walk but not too strenuous. I would really recommend this tour, sprectacular
This tour was amazing!
This was a truly memorable day thanks to our very well informed guide. Her name Sylvia, has thoroughly researched and studied to teach us about Uluru and the significance of all we saw on this very special long walk. A nice breakfast was provided. My husband and I agree that this was the highlight of our trip to Ayres Rock Resort and by far the best tour guide we have ever had anywhere in all our travels.
It was fantastic. Learnt so much about the spiritual aspect of Uluru. Loved the walk. Not difficult at all. Breakfast as we sat and looked at Uluru was great. I would recommend this walk to all.
Fantastic sunrise walk around Uluru with a lovely informative female guide. Delicious breakfast and snacks provided including hot and cold drinks.
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