Watch the sunset over Uluru (Ayers Rock)
An inspiring experience
Rising 348m (1,142ft) above the flat dry plain surrounding it, covering an area of 3.3sq km and a girth of 5.8 miles (9.4km), Uluru (Ayers Rock) is a true natural wonder.
At sunset, Uluru offers a spectacular lightshow when it changes color from red to orange to lilac at a blink of an eye and it’s definitely something everyone should check out.
How to visit Uluru (Ayers Rock)
The famous iconic rock is situated in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The park covers 1325 hectares and has been World Heritage listed for both its geological wonder and cultural significance. Most visitors to Uluru start out on their journey from Alice Springs 208 miles (335km) away and stay at Yulara (Ayers Rock Resort). This is a resort located 13 miles (21km) from the base of the rock. There is no camping in the park and hire car insurance does not cover driving at night because of the risk of colliding with an animal. However, It is possible to fly close to the resort, but this is often more expensive.