- 1 Where should I stay when visiting Uluru?
- 2 Can you see Uluru from Sails in the Desert?
- 3 How far is Sails in the Desert from Ayers Rock?
- 4 How far is Alice Springs from Uluru?
- 5 How many days do you need in Uluru?
- 6 Why is Uluru so expensive?
- 7 How far is Kings Canyon from Uluru?
- 8 Does Sails in the Desert have a gym?
- 9 Where is Ayers Rock located?
- 10 Can you stay at Kings Canyon?
- 11 How do you fly to Uluru?
- 12 When was Sails in the Desert built?
- 13 Is it worth visiting Alice Springs?
- 14 Are there crocodiles in Alice Springs?
- 15 Is it safe to drive from Alice Springs to Uluru?
Where should I stay when visiting Uluru?
- Desert Gardens Hotel.
- Emu Walk Apartments.
- Longitude 131.
- The Lost Camel.
- Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge.
- Sails in the Desert.
- Ayers Rock Campground.
- Curtin Springs Wayside Inn.
Can you see Uluru from Sails in the Desert?
Perfectly positioned to make the most of the Australian outback, Sails in the Desert is just a 5-minute walk from the Uluru (Ayers Rock) lookout and is a great spot to take in the desert sunrise or sunset. Uluru is a 20-minute drive away, and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) is a 40-minute drive from the property.
How far is Sails in the Desert from Ayers Rock?
The distance between Sails in the Desert, Ayers Rock and Uluru National Park is 13 km. The road distance is 24.7 km.
How far is Alice Springs from Uluru?
The drive between Alice Springs and Uluru is an absolute must-do, taking travellers through the heart of the country. And it’s not a long one, either – the one-way trip from Alice Springs to Uluru is just 450km/5.5 hours on fully-sealed roads.
How many days do you need in Uluru?
Given the wide variety of activities on offer, we recommend staying at least three days to give yourself time to explore, learn, go on some adventures and take your time to understand this special place. But don’t worry if you’re only here for a short visit.
Why is Uluru so expensive?
In fact, it’s the most expensive destination in Australia and the third-most expensive in the world. The reason for this is largely due to the fact that the Ayers Rock Resort — which really consists of four hotels — has a monopoly on all the rooms, restaurants, and shops in the area.
How far is Kings Canyon from Uluru?
About Kings Canyon. Watarrka National Park and Kings Canyon is 300 km from Uluru, almost four hours by car. Visiting Kings Canyon can be done as a day trip from Uluru, but it will be a very long day.
Does Sails in the Desert have a gym?
You don’t have many options when staying in Yulara. Fortunately, the staff is very friendly at Sails in the Desert. Unfortunately, there was no gym. Always nice to be able to slip a workout in.
Where is Ayers Rock located?
Located in the southern part of the Northern Territory, Central Australia. Uluru (Ayers Rock) lies 335 km south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs; or 450 km by road.
Can you stay at Kings Canyon?
Kings Canyon Accommodation Options
Unlike Ayers Rock, where you can only stay at a resort that’s a got monopoly ownership of all accommodation options, at Kings Canyon there are several non-resort alternatives. The only bad thing about Kings Canyon accommodation is that you can‘t camp in the national park itself.
How do you fly to Uluru?
You can fly to Uluru – Ayers Rock via Qantas or Virgin Australia from all Australian capital cities (except Canberra!). *NB: From April 2013, Jetstar will replace Qantas in flying to Uluru. This means slightly cheaper airfares. Connellan Airport is the name of Ayers Rock’s airport.
When was Sails in the Desert built?
The 1984 project Sails in the Desert at Ayers Rock Resort (formerly known as Yulara) was undertaken by COX with a vision to create a cohesive township and sustainable visitor precinct near Uluru.
Is it worth visiting Alice Springs?
Alice Springs is worth it, but only if you are going to take time to see Uluru, Olgas, Kings Canyon, Desert Park otherwise there’s not much to see in Alice at all. If you are in Alice, migth as well see the Red Centre and all its attractions like Uluru, Olgas and the Kings Canyon.
Are there crocodiles in Alice Springs?
If you’re heading to Alice Springs, there’s good news – you don’t need to worry about running into our scaly friends in the waterholes. Crocodiles simply don’t live this far south, so it’s safe for you to swim. You can however see a live crocodile at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre.
Is it safe to drive from Alice Springs to Uluru?
Driving from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock via the Stuart and Lasseter Highways is safe, however there’s are few outback driving safety tips we’d like to share with you. Ayers Rock is not just a ‘short drive’ from Alice Springs. It will take you half a day – it’s 5 hours drive.