Tips & Articles

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February
2017

Why You Should Walk the Valley of the Winds

The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is one of the most popular attractions in Australia, drawing in visitors who are keen to explore the natural and cultural history of the region. Set in the Red Centre of the country and encompassing one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks, Uluru, it boasts numerous unusual geological features. Though Uluru is the main attraction in the area, it’s well worth exploring Kata Tjuta (also known as the Olgas), which is a land of 36 steep sandstone monoliths that are dotted across the rugged and wild landscape. To view these exceptional natural offerings, you can head […]

   
  
10
January
2017

Learning About Uluru and Its Past at the Cultural Centre

In the heart of Australia’s Red Centre, you’ll find a rich and fascinating history that surrounds Uluru, one of the country’s most prolific monuments. Shrouded in red dust and boasting an impressive silhouette, this natural wonder has formed an important part of Aboriginal life for thousands of years. When you’re in the region, there are plenty of ways you can learn more about the expansive culture of the region – one such way is visiting the on-site Cultural Centre. Here, you can get an overview of the natural and cultural history of Uluru and its surrounding scenery from knowledgeable staff, […]

   
  
22
December
2016

Camels and Canyons at Kings Creek Station

In the heart of Australia’s Red Centre, the scenery looks like it’s from another planet. Uluru casts an impressive silhouette against the skyline, while other incredible natural monuments show the centuries-old history that this part of the country holds. At Kings Creek Station, you can experience the Red Centre and all it has to offer. Opened back in 1981, the Station is a working cattle and camel ranch with a range of facilities for visitors, including camping, accommodation, and a selection of fun outdoor activities. It sits just 36km from Kings Canyon, one of the most popular attractions in the […]

   
  
5
December
2016

The Uluru Sunset Viewing Areas

Seeing the sunset across Uluru is almost a rite of passage for anyone visiting Australia. Tucked away in the stunning Red Centre of the country, this incredible monolith is a sight to behold. During the day, it basks in the glow of the Australia sun, but at night, when the sun dips below the horizon, it starts a performance you’ll never forget. Over the course of a few hours, the impressive landmark turns from a vibrant orange to a deep red and then to a rich black under the cover of the stars. Watching this show unfold is one of […]

   
  
17
November
2016

Activities and Accommodation at Kings Creek Station

In the heart of Australia’s Red Centre near Uluru, it’s difficult to find somewhere to refuel and rest. Enter the Kings Creek Station, which has been serving visitors since its opening in 1981. Set just 36km from Kings Canyon, the station is tucked away between desert oaks, and operates as a working cattle and camel station. Here, visitors are greeted with a roster of fun activities and the chance to explore the stunning landscape of the Outback before or after they visit Uluru, one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks. There is a selection of accommodation and quirky adventures like camel […]

   
  
30
September
2016

What to See on Mala Walk

The burnt orange scenery of Uluru and its surrounding landscapes is a walker’s dream. It romises majestic lands filled with sprawling golden plains and tufts of greenery, this part of Australia is perfect for a hike or two. Visitors flock to the iconic Australian monument to learn more about the spiritual history of the region, and to see the incredible natural structure up close in person. As well as getting to know the rich cultural history of Uluru and its surrounding scenery, there are plenty of other things to do in the vicinity – like taking a stroll through the […]

   
  
15
September
2016

Uluru – A tour of Australia’s iconic monolith

With the honour of being named the world’s largest rock, and the immense cultural significance that it plays with the indigenous people of Australia, the magnificence of Uluru cannot be understated. This red sandstone monolith has become a world-renowned icon of Australia’s impressive landscape. Uluru is the Aboriginal name for the rock, but it is more commonly known as Ayers Rock and is situated in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in Northern Territory. The unmitigated remoteness of this destination has done nothing to curb the insatiable enthusiasm of people from around the world to come and visit the rock and […]

   
  
1
September
2016

Mutitjulu Waterhole discovering Ayers Rock’s hidden gems

Australia has many iconic sights and locations that make it one of the world’s most fascinating countries from the great barrier reef in the east to the islands in the south, but while the country is full of these famous destinations, there are none quite as world-renowned as Ayers Rock. The beauty of Ayers Rock is evident from miles around as its rich, rust-coloured earth emits a powerful glow in the light of the sun. Ayers Rock is the largest rock on earth, towering above the dusty landscape around it, this majestic rock rises 348m up and has a total […]

   
  
11
August
2016

Kings Canyon: Following the trails of Watarrka National Park

The enchanting landscape of Australia’s Northern Territory is a vast mosaic of colours, and towards the south-west corner lies the rust-coloured earth of the Red Centre. It is home to Australia’s largest and most impressive rock formations, and at the heart of the Red Centre you can find the Watarrka National Park north of the famous Ayers Rock in Uluru. The Park can be found halfway along the Red Centre Way, a road that connects Uluru in the south to Alice Springs in the north. Watarrka plays host to scenic landscapes of mottled green bushes and red soil, as well […]

   
  
4
August
2016

The Incredible Changing Colours of Ayers Rock at Sunrise and Sunset

Ayers Rock (or Uluru, as it is locally known), is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Set in the heart of Australia’s red country, it provides as a hugely popular tourist attraction for millions of visitors each year. But it also boasts a fascinating and rich cultural history and holds many traditional meanings for the local Indigenous community. As well as catching a glimpse of the impressive monolith, tourists can learn more about its cultural history and get to know the local flora and fauna that live here. And though millions of people flock to see Uluru […]

   
  
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