Aus­tralia UN­DE­NI­ABLY

Here’s a round-up of where our pre­sen­ters are head­ing on the The Big Aus­tralian show

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Uluru has been a dom­i­nant fix­ture on the land­scape for mil­lions of years. A sa­cred sym­bol of the Anangu peo­ple, Uluru is a cul­tural cen­tre­piece. Hav­ing set­tled there nearly 10,000 years ago, the his­tory of the Anangu, and of Uluru, are insep­a­ra­ble.

See Uluru from a whole new per­spec­tive with th­ese authen­tic cul­tural ex­pe­ri­ences.


Dot paint­ing has long been a part of Abo­rig­i­nal cul­ture. You can learn about the mean­ing and sym­bol­ism of this art form in a work­shop held on the grounds of Ay­ers Rock Re­sort. A lo­cal Anangu artist dis­cusses the sym­bols used to re­flect nat­u­ral land­marks, peo­ple and an­i­mals.

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De­scribed as an in­dige­nous cul­tural ex­pe­ri­ence, the Red Cen­tre Day Tour by SEIT high­lights Abo­rig­i­nal cave paint­ings and the Abo­rig­i­nal desert way of life around Cave Hill. The 4WD tour is lim­ited to 12 guests and in­cludes an ex­pert lo­cal guide.

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If you pre­fer to go on a guided coach tour, AAT Kings of­fers half-day to multi-day tours around Uluru and the red cen­tre desert. Ex­pert guides take you on walks along the base, where you’ll see an­cient cave paint­ings, peace­ful wa­ter­ing holes and desert flora and fauna. Up close, you’ll dis­cover just how im­pres­sive this sand­stone mono­lith re­ally is.


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Wit­ness the beauty and sheer vast­ness of Uluru from the sun­rise view­ing area at Talin­guru Nyakun­yt­jaku. Check times with your re­sort.

Red Cen­tre Day Tour

Base tours

Dot paint­ing work­shop

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