Discover the heart of Australia and its surrounds with these hot Red Centre tours.
Uluru is known by many names, including Ayers Rock and the Red Centre. However you prefer to call it, it’s indisputably one of Australia’s most iconic natural landmarks. From sunrise to sunset this sacred Aboriginal site is a vision in ochre, shining out amongst the dry scrub of the Australian outback.
Once you’ve explored the rock formations of Uluru and its sister formation the Olgas (Kata Tjuta), you can head north to walk the rim of the incredible King’s Canyon. Or head further north to the Western MacDonnell Ranges and the historical township of Alice Springs and then across to the Eastern MacDonnell Ranges. The choice is yours, and it’s a big choice.
Ready to turn your Uluru pilgrimage into an outback adventure? Here are some of the best tours to Uluru and beyond:
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Uluru-only adventure tours and experiences
If you don’t have a lot of time to spend in the area, you can make the most of it with an Uluru-only tour or experience. You’ll be able to tick off this legendary site on your must-do list as well as enjoy a unique experience of the landscape.
Uluru National Park and Kings Canyon adventure tours
If you have a day to spare, spend it discovering King’s Canyon. A few hours drive north of Uluru, it’s a playground for hikers who love a good view from above. The hike around the rim comes full circle, and includes a delightful pond called the Garden of Eden at the halfway mark, so you can rest up before you finish the walk.
Alice Springs adventure tours
The Alice is a good six hours from Uluru by road, but it’s not all dirt and desert (although, there is that). Along the way you’ll pass the township of Yulara, the amazing King’s Canyon, and the picture-perfect MacDonnell Ranges.
Multi-day tours from Uluru to the ends of Australia
Keen to go walkabout? From the Red Centre you can head in any direction and adventure is guaranteed.
Head north and you’ll wind up in Darwin and Kakadu. Turn south, and you’ll find yourself in Adelaide, where you can hop across to Kangaroo Island. Travel north-east and you’ll land on the sunny shores of Cairns. Choose south-east and you’ll end up wandering the streets of Melbourne. Spoilt for choice? Isn’t that the best way to be?