There are many ways in which you can get to Ayers Rock in Uluru such as flying, self driving or join a coach ride. You can fly into Darwin with Jetstar, Qantas or Virgin Blue and make your way to Uluru or perhaps a flight direct into Ayers rock or fly via Alice Springs with Qantas or Tiger Airways is more operable and from here you can drive the 461km to Ayers Rock.
The Ayers Rock Resort boasts its own airport that has regular flights through Qantas making their way here throughout the week. Once you arrived you can have pre-arranged transportation to your preferred local accommodation that will drop you directly in front of reception for check in. All of the main roads leading to Ayers Rock and Uluru are all sealed with gravel so you don’t necessarily need to come by four wheel drive. Small two wheel drive cars will be just fine if you don’t have a four wheel drive or you arrange the rental of your own four wheel drive before you begin your journey or even in Darwin, Alice Springs or Uluru.
If you would prefer to sit back and let someone else do all of the driving for you there are a number of coach companies andtours that make regular trips through Uluru. You can book a hop on hop off tour or day an extended tour that will take you all throughout Uluru and visiting Ayers Rock and many other main attractions along the way. Many tourists these days opt for travelling with a tour company as you can sit in air conditioned comfort and you never have to worry about following the correct path. With expert guides and some of the best local knowledge you will enjoy a carefree travelling holiday through one of the most beautiful World Heritage Listed areas in Australia.
Travelling via car can be done from anywhere in Australia. If you are starting in Queensland and making your way west to the Red Centre the easiest way would be to travel the Overlander’s Way once you have gone through Mount Isa or from Cairns you must take the Savannah Way but there are parts of this road that aren’t sealed. People originating from WA can choose from a couple of routes such as the Victoria Highway and the Butine Highway in the north or the Tanami Road that runs through the centre of the Tanami Desert. People who are driving from SA and wondering how to get to Ayers Rock Uluru then the best way would be to take the Explorers Way also known as Stuart Highway that runs from Adelaide right through to Coober Pedy and up to the Top End and will take you onto Alice Springs where you will only have another four and a half hours to go till Ayers Rock, Uluru.
No matter what time of year you are making your way to Uluru to see Ayers Rock you must always take precautions especially if you are here during the wet season when the rainfall is high. Uluru and Ayers Rock are two of the most visited tourist attractions in Australia that all travellers have high on their to-do lists. Situated at the bottom of the Northern Territory in the heart of the Red Centre, the are many options that you can take advantage of when you are arranging on how you are going to get there. It will take a few days so always allow enough time for you to really enjoy the trip and savour its many delights along the way.