With 348 metres high, Uluru is one of the world’s largest monoliths, that dates back around 550 million years.
Six hours drive from Alice Springs, the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes its name from its most important treasure: Uluru, or Ayers Rock in English. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and spiritual heart of Australia is a sacred monolith, a very ancient place closely connected to Aboriginal culture. Finally, after years of struggles and demonstrations, Aboriginal people obtained the Uluru climb ban.The national park is managed by its original “owners”, the Anangu people, in collaboration with the Parks Australia government agency. It’s hard to describe the beauty of this desert landscape, which is even more spectacular at sunrise and sunset. The sun lights up the monolith with different shades from ochre to burnished orange and intense red. As you set eyes on it, you can feel its powerful presence.