Uluru named best place to watch the sunset

Jul 28, 2023

Forget the Greek Island of Santorini or America’s iconic Grand Canyon, Uluru in our very own Red Centre has taken out top billing as the best place in the world to watch the sun go down.


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This is according to a recent survey collected by the people at online travel services website Bounce.

After examining things like light pollution levels, expert travel recommendations and Instagram data, Bounce have come through with a list of the world’s ten best sunset destinations – and Uluru has been ranked number one.



Bearing witness to the colossal rock turn countless shades of deep orange, red, pink, purple and blue throughout the duration of the sun’s descent is truly mind-boggling, and we aren’t surprised that this very special place has been ranked number one when it comes to sunset travel destinations.

And you can see what all the fuss in about on one of our Red Centre pack-free walking holidays! We have three tours to choose from that include exploring the world’s most famous rock.



Our 5-day Walk the Red Centre tour travels through the heart of Australia on an unforgettable journey that combines some of the best walks and natural wonders that Central Australia has to offer. Walk four great walks including Kings Canyon Giles Track and Kings Canyon Rim walk as well as a walk around world-famous Uluru and through the stunning Kata Tjuta.



No matter how many photos you may have seen of these famous rock monoliths, when you experience them first-hand you will be amazed at their spectacular size and beauty.

Our 9-day Larapinta Trail & Red Centre Walk includes the above plus you spend several day walking parts of the might Larapinta Trail near Alice Springs.



The Larapinta was voted by National Geographic as one of the top 20 trekking experiences to be had on the planet. Surprisingly this ancient landscape is abundant with natural beauty including magnificent gorges, high ridges with breathtaking views and peaceful waterholes.


The Larapinta Trail Walk offers over 600 species of plants, abundant wildlife and glimpses of the longest continuous cultural history in the world, the Arrente People who have been in the region for the last 50,000 years.

And our 11-day East MacDonnell Ranges, Larapinta Trail & Red Centre Walk combined the above with some days exploring the lesser-known East MacDonnell Ranges filled with ancienty gorges and Aboriginal rock art.


The big question is which one do you want to do?!

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