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Uluru: Guided Trek of Uluru's Base in a Small Group

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Uluru: Guided Trek of Uluru's Base in a Small Group

From US$ 127.64 per person

Experience Uluru at sunrise on a 6 hour, small-group tour. Walk the full base of Uluru and enjoy breakfast along the way. See ancient rock art, explore Mutitjulu waterhole, and visit Kantju Gorge.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian
Pickup included
Pickup will be from out the front of hotel reception within Ayers Rock Resort. For Emu Walk Apartments, pickup is at Desert Gardens Hotel (located next door). For The Lost Camel, pick-up is at Sails in the Desert (located next door).
Small group
Limited to 11 participants


  • Experience the very best of Uluru by walking the full base walk
  • Listen and learn from your expert guide about Aboriginal culture and survival, geology, and the flora and fauna
  • Listen in your native language with an optional iPod audio guide
  • Be a part of a small group
  • Take the chance to learn as much as possible
Full description
See all Uluru has to offer by walking the base of Uluru. If you speak French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian or Mandarin, there are optional audio-guides available for you. Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation approximately one hour before sunrise in a comfortable vehicle fitting a maximum of 11 participants. Your journey then begins into Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park, as you head towards the base of Uluru to start your walk you’ll see the impressive monolith rising in the dawn light marking its overwhelming presence in the area. Your professional guide has been trained in all there is to know about Uluru: the flora, fauna, geology, Aboriginal culture, and history and can’t wait to share it with you making Uluru come to life as you walk around it. You’ll start walking before sunrise to the perfect location to view the spectacular event and marvel as the whole landscape changes under the first rays of light. As you continue on the trail, visit waterholes, rock art sites, and learn the cultural significance of Uluru to the Anangu (local Aboriginal) people. Take time out along the way to enjoy your outback picnic breakfast as you enjoy the surrounding environment and all Uluru has to offer. As you make your way around the base your guide will tell you stories associated with prominent Tjukurpa (creation stories), from the story of Tjukurpa of Liru and Kuniya while you are walking along the Kuniya walk leading to the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole, to the story of the Mala people which you will hear while walking along the Mala Walk to Kantju Gorge. Once you’ve returned to your starting destination your guide will take you back to your Ayers Rock accommodation.
  • Outback picnic breakfast supplied in a carry pack
  • Tea and coffee
  • 1 water bottle
  • Hotel pick-up from all Ayers Rock Resort hotels
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park entry ticket
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must bring your own headphones

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Important information

Know before you go

  • It is recommended that you wear sensible walking shoes as you will be walking approximately 10.5KM
  • Please bring a water bottle and wear appropriate walking gear, a hat, sunscreen, and warmer clothing in cooler months
  • National Park tickets to enter Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park can be purchased directly from the entry station. National Park entry tickets are valid for three consecutive days from the date of issue. Tickets cost AU$25 per person over the age of 15 years, AU$12.50 for children 5 to 15 years old, and $65 for a family of two adults and two or more children
  • Infant price includes touring and care seat hire
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 32 reviews

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Our guide Dan was so informative. We loved walking around the whole base learning the stories of Uluru and what each marking on the Rock meant. I'd really recommend this tour, instead of blindly walking around you gain great insight into the significance of this beautiful place and it's people.

August 28, 2020

A fantastic experience but you really need to be fit and healthy to do this walk. It was hard going. Take something to cover your shoulders, a hat, sunglasses and water. Food was provided on the tour I was on. Don’t load yourself up with water but take two litres and fill up on the way.

December 29, 2019

Hike full of emotion on a magical site. Small group of 9 people

12km hike (5 hours to go around Uluru) very easy the terrain is flat and landscaped. Closed shoes, a sweatshirt (at 5 a.m. it is cool), sunglasses, hat and sunscreen are essential. The guide is fascinating and if you do not speak English ask for IPods when booking. Very good organization, respected timing and nice guide. We highly recommend

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October 19, 2019

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