Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Lasseter Hwy, Uluru NT 0872, Australia
About Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
The protected area home to Uluru and Kata Tjuta rock formations that were formed about 350 million years ago during the Alice Springs Orogeny- a major intraplate tectonic episode. Uluru is recognized as "Australia's most natural icon". Anangu are the traditional Aboriginal owners of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. They believe that their culture was created at the beginning of time by ancestral beings.
Attractions near Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
A favorite for bushwalkers as the nearest semi-arid region to Melbourne. Hikes include circuits of Lake Crosbie and Lake Kenyon, and the three-day Sunset walking track. The special attraction here is the pink lakes. In late summer a red pigment, carotene, is secreted from the alga Dunaliella salina and gives a distinct pink color to the lake.
Collection of limestone stacks off the shore of Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road. Seven of the original eight stacks remain standing at the Twelve Apostles viewpoint, after one collapsed in July 2005.
Anakie Gorge Walk is a 11.3 kilometer loop trail located near Staughton Vale, Victoria, Australia that features a lake. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round. The Anakie Gorge is steep and rocky, making for picturesque views with dry forest and high escarpments.
An African themed zoo. You can see animals such as the hippo as well as animals of the grassland, such as zebra, waterbuck, giraffe, ostrich, and rhinoceros, as well as the camel and the oryx.
The main station building, completed in 1909, is a cultural icon of Melbourne. The art nouveau style building, with its prominent dome, arched entrance, tower, and clocks is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It is the busiest railway station in Australia, and the station has Australia's longest platform which is 708-metres long.
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