Fast Facts

  • Location: Located around 440 km south-west of Alice Springs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in central Australia.
  • Attraction Type: Sandstone Rock and Cave.
  • Significance: World Heritage Site.
  • Best time to visit: May through September
  • How to Reach: Ayers Rock Airport is just 15 km away of the rock. Direct flights are available from Sydney, Perth, Cairns and Alice Springs. You can also fly to Alice Springs and take a car to reach here, only if you love driving. Take Stuart Highway (87) from there and drive towards the south for about 200 km to reach Erldunda Roadhouse. Turn right and take Lasseter Highway and drive about 245 km to reach Ayers Rock. If you are coming down from the South, you can reach here from Coober Pedy after a drive of 550 km.
  • Nearest Airport: Ayers Rock Airport (AYQ), also known as Connellan Airport.

If you cherish a love for natural beauty and want to witness it from close quarters, then pay a visit to Uluru in Central Australia. Uluru is also known as Ayers Rock. It is best recognized for its majestic rock formation in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This island mountain rises up to 350 meters from the surrounding plain. Defined as the red-rusty beauty, the Uluru Sandstone rock is a delightful sightseeing spot for all the tourists. While visiting this site, you can also enjoy the charm of another rock formation of the region known as Kata Tjuta or The Olgas.

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