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There are more than 600,000 feral camels in this area, with thousands surrounding this ancient rock formation. This sandstone structure was formed more than 550 million years ago and symbolism on the rock indicates human inhabitance dating back at least 5,000 years. This famous rock is located within a National Park, yet nearly 300 miles from the nearest city. Temperatures in this area can reach 116°F and rainfall is so rare that when it does rain, beautiful waterfalls pour over the rock creating a spectacular site. Try to guess the name of the rock formation as well as the name of the National Park.
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Uluru (also called Ayers Rock) in Australia’s Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Uluru is one of Australia’s most recognizable natural landmarks, located in Australia’s Northern Territory, nearly 300 miles from the nearest city of Alice Springs.
A definite not-to-miss activity here is the Sounds of Silence dinner, set outside at the base of Uluru under the magnificent star-filled outback sky. An expert astronomer guides you in locating the Southern Cross, the signs of the zodiac, the Milky Way, as well as planets and galaxies that are visible due to the exceptional clarity of the atmosphere.
To partake in this exceptionally one of a kind astronomical experience, book your Australian cruise with Celebrity Cruises today!