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Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park

Formerly known as Ayres Rock, Uluru rises from the surrounding plains, protected within the Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park, and belongs to the Anangu Aboriginal people for whom it holds a special spiritual significance. In an isolated spot 280 miles (450km) from Alice Springs, the power of the rock draws hundreds of visitors taken on tours by Aboriginal guides who explain the monolith's importance in Aboriginal culture. A visit to this monolithic rock, the world's greatest, is an awesome experience. It is composed of a type of sandstone that has been exposed through folding, faulting, the erosion of rock and infill. At the base are caves, inlets and overhangs formed by chemical degradation and erosion. Some opt for the 1,142ft (348m) climb to the top, which takes about 45 minutes and is not for the faint-hearted; however it should be noted that for spiritual reasons the Anangu people request that visitors not climb the rock. Visitors should try to view Uluru at different times of
Address: Ayers Rock, Uluru
Website: www.environment.gov.au/parks/uluru
Email: uluru.info@environment.gov.au
Telephone: (0)8 8956 1128
Opening Time: Opening vary depending on the season. Generally, the park is open between 5am and 6.30am, and closes between 7.30pm and 9pm
Admission: A$25 (adults), valid for three consecutive days

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