Ayers Rock Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences
Ayers rock is a sandstone rock formation and UNESCO World Heritage site situated 450 kilometres/280 miles south west of Alice Springs. It is 348 metres/1140 feet high but the bulk of the rock is actually underneath the ground. To give an idea of its size, the distance around the circumference is 9.4 kilometres/5.8 miles. You will definitely need to ensure visiting on an Australia vacation
It is a very significant site for the local aboriginals. It belongs to the Anunga who have managed this for tens of thousands of years. The rock changes colour at different times of the day and year. It glows particularly red at dawn and sunset.
This whole area is famous for its natural beauty, spectacular and majestic rock formations and red plains which provide an extraordinary habitat for a variety of plants and wildlife found here. The Olgas or Mount Olga as it is also known is 25 kilometres/16 miles west of Ayers Rock. The aboriginal name for Mount Olga is Kata Tjuta and means Many Heads. The Olgas are 36 domes which literally Spring up out of the desert.
Although climbing Ayers Rock which is steep and takes around 1 hour is still possible, it is also a possibility that this will be prohibited sometime in the near future.
At Goway we feel that all trips to Australia should include one of our Ayers Rock tours. C’mon say G’day Downunder. Book one of our Australia vacations today and start exploring!
Australia Travel Information
At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Australia vacations.
Learn about the history and culture of Australia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Australia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Australia for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Australian tours today!
Extend Your Stay
Consider an additional stopover to your Australia vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from our selection of New Zealand vacation packages, Tahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Australia.
- 15 Days
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- Trip Type:
- Escorted Coach Touring