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Take in the scenery of Valley of the Winds while walking between the towering rocks and majestic domes of Kata Tjuta. The entire 7.4 km (4.6 mi) loop takes nearly three hours and requires a decent level of fitness to complete. Two lookouts provide aerial views of the domes. Keep an eye open for kangaroos, different plants, and birdlife. Wear sturdy shoes and watch your step for loose rocks. Temperatures can get quite high despite gushing winds so stay well hydrated. To visit Valley of the Winds and other attractions in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, use our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary website.
Valley of the Winds reviews
Uluru (Ayers Rock) is famous worldwide but your stay is not complete without visiting its lesser known but scenically more interesting cousin Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) just 50 km down the road. The best.... more »
Great walks with great views however, not suitable for elderly or anyone unfit as there is a bit of stepping and rough terrain to negotiate. If you can manage you won't be disappointed. more »
Amazing walk. Around 2-3hr return. We toured with AAT Kings, we had an amazing experience, very knowledgeable and passionate guides. Great hospitality. Well worth and great rewarding view at the end.
The Valley of the Winds circuit walk gets you up close to the domes of Kata Tjuta and shows you a green oasis you wouldn't have guessed was there, as well as great landscapes to photograph. It's a fairly difficult walk and very exposed in places; definitely one for the early morning during the hotter months.
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