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How to experience Uluru without walking on it


Posted: December 6, 2018 15:32

When it comes to Australian icons, Uluru is about as iconic and Australian as it gets. This legendary, awe inspiring red rock rising out of the barren Outback isn’t just a gob smacking sight. Uluru holds incredible importance to Aboriginal people, which is why from October 2019 the controversial climbing of Uluru will be banned for good. But don’t despair! There are so many other, more respectful, ways of appreciating this Aussie beaut which are way more enjoyable than hauling yourself up the rock face.

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Travel and accommodation in Uluru


Posted: November 29, 2018 14:03

What’s the best way to travel to Uluru?

Uluru is around 450 kilometres from Alice Springs, and there are plenty of ways to get here – you can fly, drive or join a tour.

▪    Flights – you can catch a flight to Alice Springs from Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Darwin, Adelaide, Cairns and Sydney. 

Or you can fly directly to Yulara (Uluru), a purpose built tourist settlement 8 kilometres from the entrance to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Flights to Ayers Rock (Uluru) depart from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns. Search for budget airlines like Jetstar and book in advance of your trip

▪    Drive - hiring out a car to drive to Uluru can help you to save money. Hertz Australia is a good cheap option, but make sure to shop around first! This way you can explore Australia’s outback and drive along the famous Red Centre Way, seeing Uluru, Kings Canyon, the West MacDonnell Ranges and Alice Springs.

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Things to do in Uluru on a budget


Posted: November 29, 2018 13:47

You might think that a Budget Uluru Tours don’t exist but we’re happy to inform you that you’re wrong. It is indeed possible to explore Uluru without spending a fortune and the memories will last you a lifetime. If you’re planning on driving to Uluru by car, 4x4 or Camper you can purchase a park pass, which is valid for three days or can be extended to five at no extra cost. It can be bought easily and quickly online, or you can pick one up at the entry station on your way into the park. An adult ticket is priced at $25. Alternatively, you could choose to explore Uluru on a guided tour that provides transport, camping under the stars, meals a dedicated guide and other likeminded adventurers who are all on a mission to experience the Rock.

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Amazing facts about Uluru


Posted: November 29, 2018 13:25

Australia is without a doubt one of the most popular backpacking destinations in the world and is home to hundreds of iconic, unique and simply breath-taking attractions and views. Uluru is one of those places.

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation located in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It sits in the heart of Australia’s Red Centre, and it situated within the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park – a dual UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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A Backpackers guide to Uluru: 5 reasons to visit Uluru


Posted: November 22, 2018 13:52

A sacred location of the Aboriginal creation mythology, Uluru is a sandstone monolith steeped in mystery and blessed with stunning views. The monolith’s cliffs, caves and crevices are adorned with engravings that unravel tales of Australia’s ancestors. Hopes of catching a sunset or sunrise from Uluru is reason enough to visit the area. At these moments, the entire landscape gets submerged in effervescent colours of the sun and and the monolith glows red. For Australia’s aboriginal people, this ancient rock formation symbolizes their culture and spirituality. Uluru is simply a powerful icon of Australia. If you want to experience this amazing wonder up close and personal, join one of our awesome Uluru tours and enjoy the journey.

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Cheap flights into Ayers Rock (Uluru) Airport


Posted: November 7, 2018 14:39

Over the last few years Jetstar have been supporting the Northern Territory with direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne into Ayers Rock Airport. 

They have recently just started 3 times a week from Brisbane into Ayers Rock Airport (Monday / Wednesday / Friday) which is fantastic for customers who are on the East Coast and want to come and visit the Red Centre. 

Flights can start from $95 one way if you are lucky enough to get the SALE Price on, the majority of the time the price is around $150 - $200 each way but jump onto the website and look for the specials!

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