Uluru Australia

Uluru Travel Packages: What is The Best Way to Visit Uluru?

Iconic, sacred, revered and controversial are just some ways to describe this instantly recognisable sandstone monolith. Uluru is a stunning place to visit and is often high on the list of places that every traveller to Australia wants to visit. With the huge amount of Uluru travel packages on offer and so many awesome things to do around Uluru, it can feel overwhelming trying to decide which one is right for you. We are here to help! Here we break down what you need to keep in mind when deciding on which Uluru tour package is the one for you.

Packages from Alice Springs

Because of its close proximity to Uluru, tours from Alice Springs are a popular choice, and for good reason. Alice Springs (or just “Alice” as its locally known) has an airport nearby and a central hub from which to start your adventure into the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. In fact, Alice is the biggest town in this remote part of the Northern Territory! Tours range from top class all inclusive deals which include 5 star accommodation, champagne and private guided tours, through to backpacker camping adventures. Most tour companies include meals and accommodation and a knowledgeable tour guide. Tours from Alice Springs are plentiful and you can usually rock up and book one once you arrive in town. 3 days and 2 night tours are popular and gives you just enough time to take in the park. Check reviews and what’s included before you book.

Packages from the Top End

If you have a bit more time and are heading up to the Top End, check out Uluru travel packages from Darwin, a 20 hour drive from Uluru, or 4 hour flight. Tours from Darwin will cost a little more but the journey through the desert from Darwin to Uluru is an adventure in itself, and well worth your time. Unsurprisingly, tours that include flights to Yulara (the closest airport to Uluru) are more expensive than those that arrive by bus. There are both budget, backpacker tour options and those aimed at the higher end of the market, and not much in between. Which ever tour you choose, the most important thing is to ensure your tour guide is knowledgeable, respectful and is ready to show you about all the things to do around Uluru. Check out online reviews and speak to fellow travellers to get the low down on any tour companies you’re considering.

Uluru tour packages vary but what is guaranteed is Uluru will absolutely blow your mind. Nothing can prepare you for the sight of that ancient, sacred rock and you will come away changed by your time there. And don’t forget to explore all the amazing things to do around Uluru.

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