South Australia & Northern Territory - Uluru & Outback Northern Territory (PDF Chapter)
This is the Uluru & Outback Northern Territory chapter from Lonely Planet’s South Australia & Northern Territory guidebook.
The remote and untamed chunk of the Northern Territory from Katherine to Uluru is where dreams end and adventure begins. If you enjoy off-road driving, meeting real characters of the outback, and ancient land sliced into escarpments and gorges, then you’ve come to the right place.
- watch the sunrise and sunset alter the earth’s colour palette on the strangely spiritual rock, Uluru
- hike through the hidden valleys and deep-red monoliths of Kata Tjuta
- swim in croc-free waters and hike through splendid gorge country in Nitmiluk National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Katherine & Around, Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park, Katherine to Western Australia, Mataranka, Beswick (Wugularr), Barkly Tableland & Gulf Country, Roper Highway, Carpentaria & Tablelands Highways, Borroloola, Central Northern Territory, Daly Waters, Tennant Creek, Devil’s Marbles & Around, Tanami Track, Alice Springs, MacDonnell Ranges, East MacDonnell Ranges, West MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory’s Far South, Old South Road, Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve, Ernest Giles Road, Lasseter Highway, Watarrka National Park & Kings Canyon, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Yulara, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas).
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