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When is the best time to visit Uluru?

Stay cool in Uluru by booking your stay during these optimal holiday times.

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We weighed weather and cost against each other to come up with the best times to visit Uluru. Follow our suggestions and you will enjoy pleasant weather without blowing your budget.

Best time to visit Uluru

May to September - excluding the winter school holiday period (late June/early July).

Why?

Being in the middle of the Australian desert, Uluru is not the most comfortable place to visit during the heat of summer so the winter months are prime time to pay the Red Centre a visit.

Prices skyrocket around the school holiday period, so steer clear of the winter holiday break for the biggest savings.


Overview

Uluru’s climate is fairly steady with temperatures of 20-38℃. The hottest months are December and January while the coldest are June and July.

Uluru is a popular destination for Australians and international tourists, so it’s best to steer clear during the school holiday periods, particularly in winter. This will let you get cheaper prices and better flight deals.


Weather and prices

Best time to visit Uluru, weather wise. May to September are the coolest months.

Cheapest time to visit Uluru. December to March is the cheapest, but hottest time to visit Uluru. To travel when the weather is cooler, search for flight and hotel deals in May and August as these months are outside the school holiday period and the weather is in the mid-20s.


Best time to visit Uluru for…

  • A road trip. Uluru is good all year round for a road trip, but to avoid the worst of the heat travel between May and September.
  • Hiking. Uluru has a lot of uncovered hiking trails so on top of bringing plenty of water, it’s best to hike during winter (June-July).
  • To stargaze. Stargazing is good all year round but winter offers the longest nights to capture the majesty of the skies.
  • To ride a camel. Camel rides are available throughout the year. Similar to hiking, these rides offer little shade, so you should go during winter or sunrise/sundown.

Hot travel deals

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