Wildlife of the Red Centre

The Plants and Wildlife of the Red Centre

Kangaroos, koalas, emus – these are the names of some of Australia’s most quintessential wildlife. Yet they can’t be found everywhere. So what plants and wildlife of the Red Centre can can you expect to find?

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March 3, 2014 by
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MacDonnell Ranges

Visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges

The West MacDonnell Ranges are the section of the MacDonnell Ranges that lies to the west of Alice Springs in Central Australia. The West MacDonnell Ranges are a part of the West MacDonnell Ranges National Park, stretching for over 160km.

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February 3, 2014 by
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Visiting the Olgas (Kata Tjuta)

The Olgas

Kata Tjuta, also commonly known as the Olgas, are a popular attraction for visitors to Ayers Rock, but there’s more to visiting the Olgas than simply being tacked onto a tour of their better known cousin.

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January 6, 2014 by
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Visiting Watarrka National Park

Home of the legendary King’s Canyon, Watarrka National Park is easy to visit from Ayers Rock.

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December 9, 2013 by
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Camel Tours at Ayers Rock

Sunset over Ayers Rock

Camel tours at Ayers Rock come in three main types: a sunrise experience for early risers, the sunset tour as the sun goes down, and express camel rides for those short on time.

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November 11, 2013 by
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How to See Ayers Rock from Above

The best way to get a feel for the incredibly scope and beauty of Ayers Rock is to get in the air.

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October 14, 2013 by
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What to Pack for Visiting Ayers Rock

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Ayers Rock is one of Australia’s premier destinations. It’s difficult to know what to pack though – the middle of Australia is desert, so it’s always hot right? Wrong! Keep these tips in mind when packing for your trip to Ayers Rock.

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September 16, 2013 by
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Hiking Around Alice Springs

Hiking Alice Springs

Hiking isn’t necessarily the first activity that comes to mind when thinking about Alice Springs. The middle of Australia conjures images of hot desert, of a beating sun – not ideal walking conditions. Yet surprisingly there are numerous options for hiking around Alice Springs that are more than initially meets the eye.

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August 19, 2013 by
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How to Spend Three Days at Ayers Rock

ayers rock, uluru

A visit to Ayers Rock, in the heart of the Australian Outback, encompasses more than just the vision of the rock itself. In fact, there is a whole national park to explore in addition to canyons and walking trails in the vicinity. It’s an outdoor lover’s dream, and an easy way to feel miles (and miles) away from your everyday city life. If you think a visit to Ayers Rock is on your itinerary in Australia, be sure to consider the following tips for how to spend 3 days there – because 3 days is the minimum we’d give anyone that wants to fully indulge in the experience.

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May 27, 2013 by
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What Not to Do at Ayers Rock

Uluru and the sun

Ayers Rock is not your typical tourist attraction. This monolith wasn’t erected in hopes of drawing in tourists; instead, this site has sat for hundreds of thousands of years, and in that time it has become a very important cultural and spiritual site for the Aboriginal people. In essence, that spiritual site has transformed into both an icon for the country of Australia as well as one of its top attractions.

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May 13, 2013 by
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