Ayers Rock

The Cultural Debate – Climbing Ayers Rock

For many visitors to Ayers Rock, culturally known as Uluru, the prospect of climbing up the giant rock face is a large part of the attraction. Tourists arrive at Ayers Rock expecting to ascend, without awareness of the cultural debate that surrounds the activity.Li

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July 18, 2014 by
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Ayers Rock Hiking

The Mala Walk at Ayers Rock

When visiting Ayers Rock, getting out on a bushwalk and experiencing the Australian desert is one of the best ways to understand the beauty of Australia’s Red Centre. The Mala Walk is one of those such walks.

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June 20, 2014 by
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The Plants and Wildlife of the Red Centre

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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Visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges

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 Ayers Rock

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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