3 days camping from Alice to Uluru and back.
Uluru - Kata Tjuta Travel Blog› entry 11 of 15 › view all entries
Early start as we boarded our new Adventure Tour bus with a new mix of people including 2 tour guides.this time...one a trainee and the other the trainer.. Thought we would be well looked after. Lots of driving as Yulara (the "town" at Ayers Rock/Uluru) is over 500 kms from Alice Springs. Many people think it is only a few K's out of town.....actually about 4.5 hours drive. Plenty of pit stops along the way including one for grog ...hint....buy your grog in Alice as the price was ridiculous out here!
Was very excited to spot Ayers rock and we pulled into the great camping facility at Yulara for lunch before heading past the rock to the Olgas/Kata Tjuta. Wonderful pile of rocks.
Next back to the public sunset viewing area overlooking Uluru.......gone was the quiet ...reckon there must have been 20 bus loads of tourists all in the one area......bit dissapointing as I had thought we would go to a nice quiet place for this famous event....nevermind. Just enjoyed the whole show anyway. (and we had champagne and nibblies to share).
Good night at Yulara campsite. The facilities were superb...they cater to the tourists so well out here.