Tips & Articles

9
October
2018

When is the best time to visit Uluru?

Uluru, nestled in the heart of the Red Centre of Australia, is by far one of the most recognisable landmarks in the world. Now a World Heritage-listed attraction, Uluru is not just a natural wonder but a deeply spiritual place. The ancient landmark brings thousands of travellers to Australia year-round, but when is the perfect time to visit? Want to miss out on the crowds or the heat? We’ve got you covered! What months are best to visit Uluru? May to September Although the recommendations alter, the best time to travel to Uluru is from May to September. The reason […]

   
  
6
September
2018

How Was Uluru Formed?

One of the world’s most renowned natural landmarks is Australia’s Ayers rock, otherwise known as Uluru. In the heart of Australia’s outback, this iconic structure has a vast history. Although it is famous for its size, and bright red colour, many do not know how or why this rock formed. The Aboriginal Dreamtime Story on Uluru Australia is home to the Aboriginal people, the oldest continuous culture on Earth. Uluru is a very significant part of the indigenous culture and history. Their explanation on how Uluru formed resolves around their 10 ancestral beings. As each these ancestral spirits from the […]

   
  
22
August
2018

How to Experience Kings Creek Station

Uluru is a bastion of the Australian outback, promising visitors a deep insight into a wildly colourful past. Forming one of the most popular attractions in the country, the jutting monolith draws in millions of people every year who want to learn more about its natural beauty and its cultural heritage. Nearby, Kings Creek Station forms another must-see attraction in the area. Tucked away amongst rolling orange desert scenes, this working cattle and camel station allows visitors to delve into local life in the outback and sleep under the stars. Here’s a fun fact: the station is the largest exporter […]

   
  
18
July
2018

Exploring the Olgas

The Red Centre of Australia promises visitors the chance to step back in time and experience some of the country’s most incredible natural scenery. Created by constantly changing weather conditions over millions of years, the landscape surrounding Uluru and the Red Centre is breath-taking. And, while Uluru might be the most iconic landmark in the area, it is definitely not the only one. Nearby, Kata Tjuta, also known as the Olgas, sits pretty amongst the sparse and arid scenery. This monolith is made up of a series of huge, domed rock formations set just outside the historic and charming region […]

   
  
24
May
2018

The Best Walks in the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park

Australia’s Red Centre is alive with stunning natural formations like Uluru and Kata Tjuta. In the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park, visitors can explore a surreal landscape filled with dusty orange sands and sparse wildlife. There are plenty of walks to take in the area, giving you the chance to soak up the incredible scenery that harks back thousands of years. Many of the walks in the region are wheelchair accessible and are suitable for all kinds of fitness levels. It’s the perfect way to explore the region and discover the natural history and cultural heritage of the area. The […]

   
  
18
April
2018

Things to Do at the Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

Kata Tjuta is an ancient landscape near Uluru that is formed of three large rock formations also known as the Olgas. Here, visitors can step back in time and learn all about the rich Aboriginal heritage of the region while exploring the breath-taking scenery that characterises this part of Australia. The best place to start these explorations is at the Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, a place that is solely focused on sharing the unique history of the region with visitors. Things to Do at the Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre Set amongst the heady red landscape of Australia’s desert, the cultural […]

   
  
8
March
2018

The Rich Culture and Beauty of the Mataranka Hot Springs

The landscape surrounding Uluru is bathed in ancient stories and magical landmarks, including Mataranka. Set 100km to the south of Katherine, Mataranka is a haven of warm pools, meandering streams, and an eclectic mix of native flora and fauna. At the many watering holes, visitors kick back and relax throughout the day, soaking up the peaceful surroundings and basking in the warm waters. Around the springs, there are plenty of lush trails that take you past centuries-old trees and vibrant plants. The Healing Properties of Mataranka Springs Mataranka is famed for its healing properties. The thermal pools are thought to […]

   
  
1
February
2018

The Adventures of Kings Creek Station

Uluru is one of the most popular destinations in Australia for tourists. It’s ancient history and iconic jutting rock face is famous around the world, but there are other parts of the region worth exploring, too. Kings Creek Station is set amongst the sprawling orange landscape of Australia’s Outback, and is a working cattle and camel station. Here, visitors can camp beneath the stars, stay in a range of comfortable accommodation, and experience the surrounding scenery of this incredible part of the country. Known as the largest exporter of wild camels in Australia, Kings Creek Station is renowned for its […]

   
  
10
November
2017

Camel Riding in Uluru

Deep in the heart of Australia’s red centre, Uluru towers over the surrounding scenery in an ancient display of stunning natural beauty. As one of the country’s most iconic landmarks, the monolith is a firm favourite amongst tourists, and promises plenty of memorable experiences around its base. As well as a rich Aboriginal history that dates back thousands of years, Uluru and its surrounding area is home to a number of unique, native animal and plant species. If you want to try something a bit different while in the region, try taking a camel ride across the desert. Seeing camels […]

   
  
13
October
2017

The Magic of Kata Tjuta

Uluru, or Ayers Rock as it is commonly known, is one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks. But, nearby, there is another natural wonder that is well worth a visit if you’re in the area. Kata Tjuta is a collection of large domed rock formations that jut out of the arid landscape to the southwest of Alice Springs. Together with Uluru, they make up the two most popular landmarks in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, which is considered to be a sacred site to the Aboriginal people of Australia. The lengthy history of the landmark means there are plenty of stories […]

   
  
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