Ayers Rock

Southwest of Alice Springs is Ayers Rock/ Uluru, the world's largest monolith, an Aboriginal sacred site, and Australia's most famous natural landmark. Visitors may wish to make the tough ascent to the top, or take a walking tour around the rock with an aboriginal guide to learn about its history with the Uluru people and its importance in dreamtime legend.

At the base of Uluru, there are cave paintings and carvings made over many thousands of years by Anangu belonging to the Luritja, Yankuntjatjara and Pitjantjatjara language groups. Ayers Rock and its surrounding area is an ancient sacred place for the Anangu people.

Ayers Rock
  Longitude 131 Boutique
  Sails in the Desert Hotel Boutique
  Desert Gardens Hotel
  Outback Pioneer Hotel

Fun Fact: Depending on the position of the sun during the day, Ayers Rock changes color from shades of fiery red, delicate mauve, blue, pink and brown, and rainfall creates a silver veil over the entire rock.

The entire Yulara Resort, also known as just Ayers Rock Resort, offers a range of accommodation options, such as, five star Uluru hotels, service apartments, a backpacker style hostel and a well maintained campground. Lush green lawns, 120 000 flowering shrubs and trees, shops, restaurants, mini market, swimming pools, tennis courts, art gallery and more are offered within Ayers Rock Resort. No matter in which Uluru accommodation you are staying, you are allowed to use the facilities of all the other Ayers Rock hotels inside the resort as well. There is also a free shuttle bus to easily get around.