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    Interesting Facts about The Olgas: The 36 domes that make up Kata Tjuta cover an area of 21.68 km2 (8.37 sq mi), The highest dome, Mount Olga, is 1,066 m (3,497 ft) above sea level, or approximately 546 m (1,791 ft) above the surrounding plain (198 m (650 ft) higher than Uluru). Kata Tjuta is located at the eastern end of the Docker River Road

    Interesting Facts about The Olgas: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is where you will find Uluru and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), so if you are visiting and wanting to stay overnight, Yulara's Ayers Rock Resort is where you will have to stay. It is an excellent facility and its proximity to Uluru makes it a great stopover.

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    Walking within The Olgas: The valley of the winds walk and it's difficulty. | Valley of the Winds Walk - 7.4km circuit/3 hours | How difficult is the Valley Of The Winds Walk? There seems to be some concern about the difficulty of the the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta. It is a beautiful walk for those who don't mind a steep ascent in hot weather. The walk takes approximately three hours and you have to be reasonably fit to complete. The Valley of the Winds walk boasts a couple of magnificent lookout points and is best started early, as it takes about three hours to complete at a medium pace. There is also the short Kata Tjuta Dune walk, which offers a view of the rocks with Uluru in the background. For those interested in some facts, along with Uluru, Kata Tjuta is considered sacred by the Aboriginals. It is almost 200m higher than Uluru at its tallest point, atop Mount Olga. The formation in its entirety is believed to originate from one monolith, just like Uluru.

    Walking within The Olgas: The Walpa walk and it's difficulty. | Walpa Gorge Walk. 2.6 km return/1 hour. This short, easy stroll leads up a rocky, gentle slope and then into a shady, moist gully. It ends on a viewing platform between the towering domes.

    Walking within The Olgas: The Karingana lookout. Kata Tjuta Trail to Karingana Lookout is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail .

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    Interesting Facts about The Olgas: It used to be possible to do 12 routes through the valleys and gorges of Kata Tjuta, but only two remain open in the ongoing struggle between protecting Aboriginal religious rights to the site and the wants of tourists (a ban to climbing Uluru is in the pipeline).

    Facts about The Olgas: How hot does it get at Uluru? In summer it can get really hot. Temperatures can reach up to 47 degrees Celsius in summer, that's over 116 degrees Fahrenheit. But you might be surprised to learn that the park still gets around 307 millimetres of rainfall a year and temperatures can drop to minus seven degrees Celsius, 19 degrees Fahrenheit, on winter nights.

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    Amazing Facts about The Olgas: How many different types of animals are there? Look out for 21 mammals, 73 reptiles, 178 birds and four frogs in the park. You are most likely to see birds and reptiles, look out for some colourful characters like the thorny devil and splendid fairy-wren.

    Amazing Facts about The Olgas: How many different types of plants are there? More than 400 and many have traditional uses, see our bush tools and foods for more on our plants and animals.

    Interesting Facts about The Olgas: The driving distance from Yulara to The Olgas is 44 min (53.2 km) via State Route 4.

    Fact about The Olgas: You cannot camp at the Olgas you must either got back to Ayers Rock Resort or Curtain Springs. The driving distance from Curtin Springs to The Olgas is 1 h 37 min (134.0 km) via State Route 4.

    Is there a place to stay near Uluru | Ayers Rock Resort provides a variety of accommodation options for every possible taste and budget - from the award winning 5-star Sails in the Desert, and modern Desert Gardens Hotel, to the self contained Emu Walk Apartments, the authentic Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge, and the Ayers Rock Campground, offering powered campsites and air conditioned cabins. By night, dine under a canopy of stars at the award-winning Sounds of Silence bush tucker inspired buffet dining experience. See the sun set behind Uluru, and after dinner, tour the southern night sky with a resident startalker.

    Camping and caravans | There is no accommodation or camping available inside Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park but to Ayers Rock Resort the driving distance from Yulara to The Olgas is 44 min (53.2 km) via State Route 4.

     

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