About Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Listed with UNESCO World Heritage site for natural and cultural landscapes, this national park is a protected area in the Northern Territory of Australia. Take time to soak up the natural beauty and rich culture with our various activities.

Our walking tracks are the ideal way to discover the park’s hidden features; from mind-blowing rock formations to unbelievable rock art paintings. While there, take in the ancient landscape, breathe in the tranquillity and listen to the soothing sounds of the desert.  Make your visit memorable with our free activities like guided walks to bush tucker talks.  A simple sunrise and sunset is an experience taken to a whole new level by the vastness of the half-lit desert landscape and the enthralling and ever-changing rock texture.  The park has viewing areas dedicated to experiencing and capturing this mind-blowing spectacle.  This national park is a bird lover's paradise with over 178 species including several rare ones. Culminate your trip with a visit to the Cultural Centre to learn about the Anangu culture and the park’s natural environment through exhibits and free presentations.

Must See

There are many attractions contained within Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. A few of these are:

  • Uluru
  • Kata Tjuta
  • Uluru Sunrise Viewing Area
  • Field of Light Uluru
  • Walpa Gorge
  • Uluru Sunset Viewing Area
  • Valley of the Winds
  • Mutitjulu Waterhole
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
  • Kuniya Walk
  • Talinguru Nyakunytjaku
  • Wintjiri Arts + Museum
  • Kantju Gorge

How to reach

Wondering how can you reach Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, well you can either take a flight, bus or even self-drive whatever is convenient for you. 


If you take a flight from Canberra it takes 7 hours 22 minutes and would cost you $ 558 to $ 990.


If you take the bus it takes 8 hours 12 minutes and would cost you $ 331 to $ 793.


If you drive from Canberra to Uluru National Park it would take 27 hours 29 minutes approximately with a fuel cost: $ 340 to $ 500. 

Tips

  • You can either walk or cycle it out as you have a lot of cycling options 
  • Make sure you wear comfortable shoes.
  • There's a wonderful dot painting workshop for kids. 
  •  There's also Ayers Rock Resort if you choose to stay back.
  • For entertainment, you can try the Uluru Camel Tours, Sunrise Viewing or Field of Light, etc.
  • Don’t forget sunscreen in summer as you will be spending a lot of time outdoors– summer is the best time to visit this region, but it comes with risks.
  • Bring suitable footwear – if you intend to go hiking then make sure you bring appropriate shoes or boots.
  • People with a mobility impairment may have difficulties.
  • You can start early to beat the heat.
  • Carry enough water.
  • Do carry your camera. 
  • Can pack some snacks for the journey although there is some stuff around.

Visit Time

Sunday:              Open 24 hours.
Monday:             Open 24 hours.
Tuesday:            Open 24 hours.
Wednesday:       Open 24 hours.
Thursday:           Open 24 hours.
Friday:                Open 24 hours.
Saturday:            Open 24 hours.

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Waiting Time

Yes. 2 to 3 hours which can be avoided if you book tickets online

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

The charges for the tickets are:

Adult:                            $ 25 per person (The pass is valid for three days).

 Children under 16:       Free

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Time you can spend

7 to 8 hours

 

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Weather

Scattered Clouds 35.33°C

 

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