Ayers Rock Resort

The Essentials


Humidity is low in the arid Red Centre. Days are sunny and can be hot, with cooler nights that can become quite crisp and cold in winter. You'll need solid walking shoes, comfortable casual clothes, and some layers of warmer clothes if you're travelling in the cooler months. Hat and sunscreen are essential all year.


Travellers can fly direct to Ayers Rock Resort or to Alice Springs. Both destinations are about three hours' flight from Sydney and Cairns, or two hours' flight from Darwin.

  • Uluru to Alice Springs - 465 km (a one-hour flight or 4.5 hours driving on sealed road).
  • Uluru to Kings Canyon - 306km (about 3.5 hours drive from either Ayers Rock Resort or Alice Springs)
  • Uluru to Cairns - 1,786km
  • Uluru to Sydney – 2,174km

Complimentary coach transfers from Ayers Rock (Conellan) Airport to Ayers Rock Resort are for all guests. A complimentary shuttle bus service is also available for transport within the Resort.

Sunrise & Sunset Times

For the sunrise and sunset times for Uluru, visit Geoscience Australia:
Sunrise and sunset times for 2013

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