Itineraries

There are plenty of things to do at Uluru. We recommend staying two or three days to get the most out of your journey.

Below are some suggested itineraries to help you plan your trip.

  • Half day adventures

    See a sunrise or a sunset, do a short walk and see some culture on these half day itineraries.

    • Uluru sunrise

      1. Drive out to Talinguru Nyakunytjaku to see the sunrise. Then explore the Minymaku and Watiku walks.
      2. Mala Walk - drive to Mala car park for this free guided walk. If you want to see more you can take the Uluru Base Walk (3.5 hours)
      3. Head to the Cultural Centre for morning tea and to learn more about Anangu culture and see Anangu art.
      4. Head over to the Bus Sunset viewing area and do the Dune Walk for another view of the wonderful landscape.

    • Kata Tjuta sunrise

      1. Head out to the Kata Tjuta Dune Viewing area to watch the sunrise and do the short walk around the dunes.
      2. Drive to Kata Tjuta and experience the Walpa Gorge Walk (approx 1hr) before having a
      3. Morning tea picnic at the Kata Tjuta Sunset Viewing area.
      4. See the amazing views in some of the Valley of the Winds Walks.
      5. Visit the Cultural Centre for lunch and to see some Anangu art and learn about Anangu culture.

    • Uluru sunset

      1. Visit the Cultural Centre for lunch and to see some Anangu art and learn about Anangu culture
      2. Take the Liru Walk from the Cultural Centre to the base of Uluru and back (1.5 hours) (a good cool weather option)
      3. Drive to the Mala car park and take the Mala Walk (1.5 hours) . To see more you can take the Uluru Base Walk (3.5 hours)
      4. Drive to the Uluru Car Sunset Viewing in time to enjoy the sunset views.

    • Kata Tjuta sunset

      1. Visit the Cultural Centre for lunch and to see some Anangu art and learn about Anangu culture
      2. Drive over to the Kata Tjuta Dune Viewing area and do the short walk around the dunes where you can learn more about the plants and animals that live here.
      3. Drive to the Kata Tjuta Sunset Viewing Area and take one of the shorter walks like the stunning Walpa Gorge Walk (1 hour return) or the see amazing views with the Karu lookout walk (also 1 hour return).
      5. Kata Tjuta Sunset Viewing Area for sunset. Remember you will need to leave Kata Tjuta 45 minutes before the park closes for the night

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  • The two day explorer

    With just a little more time you can see so much more and start to get a real feel for this amazing place.

    • Day one - Uluru

      1. Visit Talinguru Nyakunytjaku for sunrise. Stay on and explore the Minymaku and Watiku walks

      2. Mala Walk - drive to Mala car park for this free guided walk. Then if it isn't too hot see more and take the Uluru Base Walk (3.5 hours).

      3. Head to the Cultural Centre for lunch and to learn more about Anangu culture and see Anangu art.

      4. Relax and unwind. In summer or in hot weather, we recommend people stay in the shade or indoors in the afternoon. It's a great idea to go back to the Cultural Centre or resort - perhaps use this time to unleash your creative spirit by taking a dot painting workshop - or simply enjoy swimming in one of the resort's many pools.

      5. Once it starts to cool head back to the park and take the Liru Walk which will take you between the Cultural Centre and the base of Uluru. (1.5 hours return).

      5. Finish the day by driving to the Uluru Car Sunset Viewing in time to enjoy the sunset views.

      Day two - Kata Tjuta

      1. Head to the Kata Tjuta Dune Viewing area for sunrise. Arrive half an hour before the official sunrise time to make sure you get a good spot.

      2. Experience the Walpa Gorge Walk (approx 1hr) before having

      3. Morning tea picnic at the Kata Tjuta Sunset Viewing area.
      4. See the amazing views in some of the Valley of the Winds Walks.

      5. Relax and unwind. Head back to the Culture Centre or the resort to have a rest, a swim or join an activity.

      6. In the afternoon head back out to the Kata Tjuta Sunset Viewing Area for sunset. Remember it takes almost an hour to drive to Kata Tjuta (so leave in plenty of time to catch the sunset!) and you will need to leave Kata Tjuta 45 minutes before the park closes for the night.

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  • The three day experience

    Stay for three days, relax, unwind and see so much more.

    • Day one - Uluru

      1. Visit Talinguru Nyakunytjaku for sunrise. Stay on and explore the Minymaku and Watiku walks
      2. Mala Walk - drive to Mala car park for this free guided walk. Then if it isn't too hot see more and take the Uluru Base Walk (3.5 hours)
      3. Head to the Cultural Centre for lunch and to learn more about Anangu culture and see Anangu art.
      4. Relax and unwind. In summer or in hot weather, we recommend people stay in the shade or indoors in the afternoon. It's a great idea to go back to the Cultural Centre or resort - perhaps use this time to unleash your creative spirit by taking a dot painting workshop - or simply enjoy swimming in one of the resort's many pools..
      5. Finish the day by driving to the Uluru Car Sunset Viewing in time to enjoy the sunset views.


      Day two - Kata Tjuta

      1. Head to the Kata Tjuta Dune Viewing area for sunrise. Arrive half an hour before the official sunrise time to make sure you get a good spot.
      2. Experience the Walpa Gorge Walk (approx 1hr) before having
      3. Morning tea picnic at the Kata Tjuta Sunset Viewing area.
      4. See the amazing views in some of the Valley of the Winds Walks.
      5. Relax and unwind. Head back to the Culture Centre or the resort to have a rest, a swim or join an activity.
      6. In the afternoon head back out to the Kata Tjuta Sunset Viewing Area for sunset. Remember it takes almost an hour to drive to Kata Tjuta (so leave in plenty of time to catch the sunset!) and you will need to leave Kata Tjuta 45 minutes before the park closes for the night.

      Day three - something different

      1. Head out to the Bus Sunset Dune Walk with a picnic breakfast for a different sunrise experience then
      2. Drive to the Cultural Centre for the free morning presentation on Anangu culture and the plants and animals of Uluru.
      3. Relax and unwind. Head back to the Culture Centre or the resort to have a rest, a swim or join an activity.
      4. Then drive out to the Talinguru Nyakunytjaku for sunset. Because people mostly know it as the sunrise viewing area, you might be lucky and it all to yourself. Take a picnic and enjoy views of both Uluru and Kata Tjuta

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