Facts

Learn about Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP before your visit.

Uluru is a spectacular place to visit and one of the most intriguing landmarks in the entire country. A visit to this incredible site is both culturally and historically important, here we list some lesser known facts about the region to interest you and help you prepare for you journey to the Top End.

Uluru is said to be more than 600 million years old

Total squared kilometres of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Summer temperatures can reach a max of 47 degrees Celsius (116 degrees Fahrenheit) and a low of -7 degrees Celsius (19 degree Fahrenheit) in winter.

The closest township is Alice Springs, which is a 430km hike away taking around 6 hours to drive.

Around 36 people have died climbing this iconic rock

The base of Uluru's circumference

Uluru is said to be more than 600 million years old

How many years Uluru's rock art is believed to be dated back

The tallest Kata Tjuta dome reaches a height of 546 metres making it 1,066 metres above sea level and more than three times the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

The Anangu people belong to the local Aboriginal Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara tribes and are the traditional owners of Uluru.

Uluru is 348m tall; higher than the Eiffel Tower, FR & Chrysler Buildling, NY, USA

Number of visitors to the park ever year

Native mammals found in the NP including dingoes, red kangaroos and echidnas

The formations are made from arkose sandstone formed over millions of years of geomorphic processes and erosion.

Certain parts of the NP aren't to be photographed for spiritual and cultural regions.

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