14 Top Tips for Ayres Rock

April 11, 2015


  • Book your tours well in advance as they can get booked up really quickly.
  • It sounds obvious but drink lots of water while you’re out walking. The temperatures can be extreme! You won’t realise how much you’ll be sweating during the day. They recommend about 1 litre every hour.
  • Don’t take anything from the National Park, this includes stones, flowers, leaves etc – it will cost you $1,000 if you get caught.
  • There are lots of free activities you can take advantage off - Indigenous performances, art markets, bush yarns etc.
  • Walk the base, its a nice easy walk which takes about 3.5 hours.
  • Have dinner under the stars at "Sounds of Silence"


  • Wifi is best on the buses - its not to good throughout the rest of the resort!
  • On the walks always wear a cap and a high factor sunscreen
  • If flies bother you, take a fly net to wear over your face.


  • Post your photos on Instagram and use the tag #ExploreUluru
  • Respect your surrounding and don’t drop litter!
  • Take sensible shoes!


  • Stick to the designed pathways in the National Park.
  • If you can afford to do a helicopter flight its well worth it – it’s a once in a lifetime experience. 
  • Don't miss the sunsets!



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