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Travel guide Ayers Rock


Review - Voyages Sails in the Desert
By Stuart and Michelle Roberts

Ayers Rock Resort Via Yulara Drive Yulara NT We stayed at Sails in the Desert, which is the 5 star property, but the resort has five hotels and a campground, so there is something for everyone and plenty of room. Overall rating?           Excellent What makes Sails in the Desert different? As you arrive you see the sails that gives the hotel its name and it is a spectacular sight.  The interior is given over to Aboriginal heritage and culture, with a gallery in the lobby and significant artworks on view in the public areas. Accommodation overview Our room was large and comfortable, with two queen-size beds and ensuite.  The air-conditioning was effective and welcoming and there was a spa on our private balcony. Facilities overview ... Read more

Uluru - Ayers Rock
By Kylie Jane Degeling

At first glance, a person could be forgiven for thinking that a holiday to a big red rock in the middle of a desert would lack excitement. Let’s face it - the surf is terrible, even if there is plenty of sand. But gaze a bit deeper, and discover a place unlike anywhere else on earth, rich in beauty, culture, adventure, and intrigue. Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock, is a giant sandstone monolith set in the World Heritage listed Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park. With a circumference of 9.4km and a height reaching 348m, Uluru is one of the world’s largest monoliths and a highly recognizable symbol of Australia to people throughout the world. From the distance, Uluru looks like a smooth red rock. As you approach, you will see that it is actually filled with long vertical ridges... Read more

 
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