Ayers Rock – Uluru

Ayers Rock (also known as Uluru) is a huge Sandstone formation located in the southern part of Australia’s Northern Territory.  It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Australia, due to the fact that it is so unique.  This Rock formation is unique because of its shape, location, and colour.  Tours and climbs are available, as well as helicopter rides and presentations about Ayers Rock. Ayers Rock is 348 metres high, and 3.6 km long, making it one of the largest rock formation in Australia.  Ayers Rock attracts over 400,000 tourists each year, making it one of the most well known Australian Icons.  It has been given the nickname “Red Rock” due to its vibrant red colour best seen at dusk.  Ayers Rock also serves as a home to much Australian wildlife, including the Red Wallaby, Emu, and reptiles such as the Sand Goanna.

Author: Australian Icons

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