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Uluru Holidays

In the heart of Australia’s scorched Red Centre is Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, home to Uluru and the 36 domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas).

Uluru’s famous monolith is one of Australia’s most recognisable natural icons. It’s a must-do destination for any first-time visit to Australia, not only to experience its impressive presence but to understand its cultural importance to its traditional Aboriginal owners, the Anangu people.   

The spectacular sandstone rock was once under the sea, but now stands magnificently 348 metres above the dusty landscape. At 3.6 kilometres long and 1.9 kilometres wide, it dominates the desert landscape. Recognisable the world over, it's the oxidized iron in the soil gives the rock and surrounding area its distinctive red-orange colour.

Once at Uluru, it’s not just a case of staring at the giant rock, although the view will take your breath away every time. Unusual rugged scenery with gorges and waterholes abound, unique flora and fauna, Uluru is an area perfect for hiking. The Uluru Base Walk is 10 kilometres and sunrise or sunset are undoubtedly the best times to embark on the track. The Valley of the Winds Walk winds through the domes of Kata Tjuta is another must-do which includes plenty of spectacular lookout points.

Alternatively, why not see Uluru from all angles on a spectacular helicopter trip? Or book the memorable Sounds of Silence experience where you’ll enjoy an authentic Aussie barbecue and stargazing in one of the best spots on Earth.

A holiday to Uluru is an adventure like no other, so take time to really explore this cultural and stunning region of Australia. It is a very remote destination, but with Ayers Rock Airport close by, it’s easy to get to, and there are plenty of nearby accommodation options for every budget. Combine Uluru with Kings Canyon and Alice Springs, and you've got yourself a real outback adventure.

If you visit the Red Centre, watching the sunrise over Uluru is a must, it's simply stunning. Make sure you wrap up warm though, because it can be quite cold in the mornings!
Julie, Travel Designer

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Ultimate Outback Explorer

16 Day Suggested Itinerary
From £2,969 per person

Discover Australia's crimson landscapes, luscious national parks and sacred monolith on this 16 day suggested itinerary.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Culture & history
  • Self-drives
  • Wildlife & nature
Australian Signature Highlights

Australian Signature Highlights

20 Day Suggested Itinerary
From £6,519 per person

Soak up some city life in Sydney, discover the famous monolith of Uluru from the skies and explore the Great Barrier Reef aboard a cruise.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • City sights
  • Culture & history
  • Food & wine
  • Wildlife & nature

Sydney, Rock and Reef

12 Day Suggested Itinerary
From £1,449 per person

A perfect introduction to the land Down Under. Combining the icons of Sydney, the fiery red sands of the outback, and the spectacular colours of the Great Barrier Reef.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Food & wine
  • Luxury travel
  • Wildlife & nature

Uluru and Kings Canyon Unearthed - AAT Kings

3 Day Escorted Tour
From £630 per person

See the real outback with this AAT Kings escorted tour inclusive of accommodation, transfers and sightseeing, with the highlights of Ayers Rock, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon.

Great for
  • Adventure
  • Escorted tours
  • Wildlife & nature

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