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Feel Good at Uluru Kata-Tjuta, Yulara NT – Uluru Camping

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It’s hard to put into words the feeling of Uluru…. It’s one of those places that will stay with you forever, and somehow changes you a little for the better. Camping in Uluru, in the midst of this incredibly ancient giant life’s worries can seem fairly insignificant!

Our first meeting with Uluru!

Located 2300km north west of Melbourne, 3200km west of Brisbane, and 3600km from Perth, this truly is the beating heart of the Red Centre! We travelled from Adelaide, following The Explorers’ Way en route to Darwin, a journey of over 5000km!

One of the many faces of Uluru

CAMPING ULURU – OFFGRID JUST MINUTES FROM THE ROCK

Whilst we had heard some fairly negative comments and reviews around staying in Yulara, we loved our time camped off grid within the Ayers Rock Resort overflow campground. For $30 per night per van with more space than you’d ever need, and full access to the campground facilities including the pool, this is a great place to stay!

Outback Cinema – Back To The Future, Camping Uluru

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE BEAUTY

There are so many ways to experience Uluru, from watching the sunrise or sunset, to completing the 10km base walk, hiring a bike, Segway tour, or getting in the air on a helicopter or plane tour. We purchased an annual National Park pass for $50 per adult (kids under 17 are free!) to make the most of our time in this sacred place.

Jasper in commune with the Rock

EXPERIENCE THE FIELD OF LIGHT

This incredible art installation by Bruce Munro is not to be missed and is truly magical. 50,000 stunning hand blown glass bulbs, gently moving with colour across the vast outback make for a breathtaking experience. We enjoyed the Star Pass, an extended experience that includes drinks and nibbles on a raised viewing platform overlooking Uluru.

Field of Light

STAND BESIDE A GENTLE GIANT

It’s hard to believe, until you are standing amongst her, that Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) stands 200 meters taller than Uluru! The very easy Walpa Gorge Walk takes you right into the heart of this beauty and beside her spectacular towering cliff walls. We recommend allowing yourself a good amount of time to sit, be still, and take in all her glory.

Kata Tjuta

 

 

Our Lap of the Northern Territory

Check out our YouTube Episode for all the stunning footage from our time at Uluru and Kata Tjuta!

 

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3 comments

Graeme Skinner 5 June 2022 - 9:19 am

Just wondering , we are doing a trip to NT , just wondering how we purchase hard copy of you trip from Adelaide to Darwin, cannot find it on web page

cheers

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Katie Guerin 16 June 2022 - 6:54 am

Hi Graeme, how exciting for you! When are you doing your NT trip? We’ve been talking about creating an Explorer’s Way eBook…. perhaps we can do it in time for your trip? 🙂

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Graham Francis Skinner 3 July 2022 - 5:22 pm

Thanks for the reply , we are heading of 6 august for Dundee Beach , Been watching you travels through out NT all this year as well of your other travels , we are basing all of our stops were you guys have stayed , thnks heaps

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