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A trip to the heart of Australia is easier than you think...

Discover the Red Centre within a three-hour flight from the east and south coast cities of Australia – choose to easily connect to Alice Springs or fly to Ayers Rock Airport, located next to the dual-listed World Heritage site of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Alice Springs is your base camp for adventure: dotted with wild waterholes for swimming, world-class biking and hiking trails, historic sites to explore and native wildlife experiences – all within easy access of the town that homes an impressive range of accommodation options.

Every visitor to Uluru (Ayers Rock) will attest that pictures just don’t do it justice. It’s a region full of ancient culture and majestic natural wonders including Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), which neighbours Uluru and Kings Canyon and can be reached within a few hours' drive. 

Watarrka National Park is a three hours’ drive from Uluru – home to the mighty Kings Canyon – an impressive natural formation of towering 300-metre high sandstone walls matched with a palm-filled oasis and impressive views that stretch across the Red Centre.

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*Pinch*...yep, it's a real place! The #KingsCanyon Rim Walk is full of surprises, particularly the 'Lost City', best described as a series of sandstone domes resembling structures you might have found in an ancient city 🙌 This sometimes challenging, but spectacular hike is 6 kilometres in length and has it all when it comes to epic scenery! Be sure to come prepared with an empty camera roll! 📸 Set in Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon can be found roughly halfway between #AliceSprings and #Uluru. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @nicklovinadventure! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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Oh Kata Tjuta, you're a photographer's dream 😍 To fully appreciate this natural wonder, you need to experience it from the air 🚁 The scale and size of #KataTjuta (The Olgas) is almost unbelievable as you glide over the 36 ochre-coloured domes, the highest of which stands 198 metres taller than #Uluru! @Professional_Helicopters offer daily aerial tours of many of the Red Centre's main attractions including Uluru, Mount Conner, Kings Canyon and Lake Amadeus. ​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @sarawltr.  ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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#Uluru sure knows how to roll out the red carpet... 😉 @jaydidphoto captured this mesmerising shot on a sunrise scenic flight with @ayersrockhelicopters over Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, which recently reopened to visitors. Winter in @visitcentralaus is nothing short of wonderful, with lower temperatures and endless blue-sky days. ​Time your trip and stay at @exploreuluru's Ayers Rock Resort, which is welcoming guests from August. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jaydidphoto. ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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Get ready, we're bringing the #Uluru Camel Cup to you! 🐪 We'll be live streaming this iconic annual event on our YouTube channel tomorrow at 12.30pm AEST. With only a small number of local residents in attendance, the event will be a little different this year, however it promises to be just as entertaining! ​Tune in for live races, fashions OFF the field and much more! Sign up for a reminder via the link in our bio or check out our IG story. ​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jordhammond. #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #UluruCamelCup

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We’ll give you a second while you pick your jaw off the floor! The changing colours of #Uluru are without a doubt one of the monolith’s biggest drawcards, particularly at sunset when it can light up and turn bright orange!💥 @melissafindley captured this beauty of a shot on a scenic helicopter flight with @professional_helicopters, one of the many must-do experiences in @visitcentralaus. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Melissa! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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We could stare at this star-tling night sky forever 💫 Would you believe this is #Uluru? The Mala walk to Kantju Gorge, a two kilometre return section of the base walk, showcases local Anangu rock art and these sheer vertical walls. This particular spot is well known for its profound peacefulness. Please note: @jaydidphoto received special permission to capture this image within the national park after dark. ​​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jaydidphoto. ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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When we daydream, this is the place we go... @longitude131 at #Uluru 💭🙌 ​​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @beyondthebluetravel and @kattte_ ! ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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We hope these spectacular golden hour scenes overlooking #KataTjuta and #Uluru will help to brighten your day a little bit 🧡 ​ ​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @melissafindley. ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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What a whooper of a view, or should we say Walpa of a view! The 2.6 kilometre Walpa Gorge walk follows the natural creek between two of #KataTjuta's largest ochre-coloured domes along a rocky, but relatively easy track. With the tallest dome said to be around 546 metres high (roughly 200 metres higher than #Uluru), it’s hard not to be amazed by its sheer size 🙌 Located 35 kilometres west of #Uluru, the ancient rock formations can also be viewed from a helicopter on a scenic flight or from one of the designated viewing platforms - it looks particularly beautiful at sunrise and sunset when the rock change colour 🧡 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @notthatwilson! ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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