Start Your Adventurous Journey to Panoramic Uluru from Scenic Alice Springs!

Uluru is the most apparent bump on this globe and is 348 m (142 ft) high, rising 863 m (831 ft) above sea level with the utmost of its bulk lying underground, and has a total border of 9.4 km (5.8 mi). Uluru sandstone is also veritably notable for seeming to change color at different times of the day and time, especially when it glows red at dawn and evening. A special place called Kata Tjuta (Mount Olga or the Olga’s) lies 16 mi west of Uluru. This site materialized to give sightseers chic views of sunrises and sunsets. 

The Aṉangu people also act as a limelight for this Uluru and the near Kata Tjuta; the traditional citizens of the area, who guide walking tenures to inform callers about the bush, food, foliage, and fauna. 

The Journey – Uluru to Alice Springs

Uluru to Alice Springs Google Map
Uluru to Alice Springs Google Map Img Src: Google Maps

From a location on your bucket list to a real-life experience, the magic of Uluru, this journey can be the finest of your experience in Northern Australia. Hundreds of thousands of visitors every year visit this spot to see the vast and diverse landscapes of the Northern Territory are bursting with some of Australia’s most iconic and culturally sacred locations, and maybe the most substantial of them all is Uluru. Nestled in the heart of the bush, this magical megalith and its surroundings aren’t only occupied with Dreamtime and creation stories, but with the knowledge of culture, connections, food, creatures, and way of life for the traditional custodians who’ve lived on this land for centuries. Follow your guide on our Uluru tenures from Alice Springs and set off on an unreadable trip through the Red Centre, dipping your toes into Aboriginal culture along the way before catching some stomach-dropping and admiration-inspiring sights of the ancient jewel-proof itself. From small moments to witnessing the evening over the shifting desert to big moments like admiring the First Nation history carved into the sandstone escarpments of Walpa Gorge, this spot’s natural beauty will take your breath down.

Places to see

1. Alice Springs

A thriving, spirited bush center, Alice Springs is as notorious for the nature of its locals and modern and traditional art as the natural prodigies, including the stunning Larapinta Trail and the MacDonnell Ranges. Bird shows at Alice Springs Desert Park will force you to take a break and look at the deadly snakes and other creatures. All this will give you a sense of gratitude and appreciation for the habitat. The natural world that we often forget to cherish is worth living and enjoying. As Davies says, we have no time to stand and stare the nature. Alice Springs Desert Park will give you an enormous knowledge of Australian culture and geographical features.

2. MacDonnell Ranges

Ochre Pits West MacDonell Ranges Northern Territory Australia
Ochre Pits in West MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia

The range of the MacDonnell Ranges runs resembling to the east and west of the city and covers 644 km (400 long hauls) of the Outback. A park is a great place for a day of hiking or a longer camping time. There are over 200 species of raspberries, and tons of wildlife, including wallabies, red tree frogs, dingoes, and more. You can ask any tour operator to arrange things according to your choice. Half-day tickets start at around 70 AUD per person, while full-day tickets bring around 175 AUD.

3. Kings Canyon

Walking In Kings Canyon
Walking In Kings Canyon

Surely visit one of the most attractive tourist place in Australia. Situated just over 300 kilometers (186 miles) from Alice Springs, Kings Canyon is a fantastic spot to get out and hike while bringing in the amazing natural beauty of the area. The walls of the canyon are around 100 meters (328 feet) high, presenting amazing views and great hiking. There are a few short tracks, you can explore in a couple of hours, as well as a more extended full-day track (the Giles Track is 22 kilometers/14 miles). If you go there, be sure to stick to the paths. Much of this area is sacred to the Aboriginals and leaving the paths would not be a great idea. 

4. Uluru

Uluru Sunrise
Uluru Sunrise

This beautiful red rock was constructed over 550 million years ago. Visitors have been visiting the jewel since the 1930s (it was first mapped by Europeans in the 1870s), and it’s of significant spiritual matter to the local Aboriginals. Previously known as Ayers Rock, the best way to see is by going as part of a multi-day tour of the place or by driving on your own. Entry is 38 AUD per person and is valid for 3 days. Just note that climbing on the rock is prohibited and doing so is deemed harsh to the locals.

A Natural Panoramic Wonderland:

Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) is an absolutely beautiful wonderland. As you sit back and behold the dazzling sun rays falling upon the red thick rocks of Uluru, making you feel like flowing with the fascinating flood of natural beauty that for many is healing medicine.

Uluru is called the spiritual heart of Australia for its unsurpassed iconic monolith. A journey to Uluru has the power to reshape your mind and alter the way you think about a number of things; mold your perception of the world into a positive bent.

The First Glimpse:

The first glance of Uluru from above may make you feel scared, yet fascinating in its mysterious way that has been slumbering for years. Apart from the size of this giant, the silence of this place will give you a melody. No wonder this spot is often seen as a healing location.

For the Aṉangu, who have been living here for years, Uluru is a holy place. Uluru and Kata Tjuta, are the two main features of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

What Not to Miss?

If you are a big fan of nature’s enthralling wonders, you just can not afford to miss the Sunrise as well as the sunset in Uluru. Set your alarm to make sure you are there to witness Uluru’s incredible Sunrise. Sunrise is certainly one of the most fascinating traits of Uluru as it shows the surface bathing in the dazzling and flaming red. The sunset is equally matchless; it shows the Uluru glowing with blue and purple hues seemingly dipping into new colourful attire. It seems as if the Uluru has dolled itself up with the new texture, and has shown itself for a few moments like a rainbow showing temporarily.


Set your alarm to make sure you are there to witness Uluru’s incredible sunrise and start your physical and perhaps spiritual journey as well to Uluru, and relish yourself in the landscapes and wonders of Uluru!