Uluru

large sandstone rock formation in Australia

One of the 21 Finalists

Uluru

Northern Territory, Australia

Uluru /ˌləˈr/ (Pitjantjatjara: Uluṟu), also known as Ayers Rock /ˌɛərz ˈrɒk/ and officially gazetted as “Uluru / Ayers Rock”, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs, 450 km (280 mi) by road.

Kata Tjuta and Uluru are the two major features of the Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park. Uluru is sacred to the Pitjantjatjara Anangu, the Aboriginal people of the area. The area around the formation is home to an abundance of springs, waterholes, rock caves, and ancient paintings. Uluru is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Play

Uluru / Ayers Rock, Northern Territory, Australia

Play

Uluru (Ayers Rock) from Sunrise to Sunset

Play

Uluru Kata Tjuta, Northern Territory

Play

Uluru (Ayers Rock) from Sunrise to Sunset

Play

Aussie landmarks a wonder

Australia

Interesting Facts

Uluru


Elevation above sea level

863 metre

Continent

Oceania

Instance of

monadnock

The Official

New 7 Wonders of Nature

Komodo

island

Ha Long Bay

limestone bay, Vietnam

Jeju Island

island belonging to South Korea

PP Underground River

national park, Philippines

Amazon

longest river in South America

Iguazu Falls

waterfalls in Brazil and Argentina

Tabel Mountain

landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa

Worldmap

The 28 Finalists

Latest News

New7Wonders continues, find out how in our News Room

Bernard Weber: "Have a Wonderful New Year!"

ZURICH, SwitzerlandDear Wonderful FriendsPlease accept my warmest wishes at the start of the New Year. In 2017, let us all adopt the New7Wonders positive vision of life, and inspired by this, we can work together to build a more harmonious and just world.Undoubtedly, the highlight of our past 12…

New7Wonders preliminary report on Chichén Itzá

ZURICH: New7Wonders has completed the first part of the Official New7Wonders VII process for Chichén Itzá, one of the New7Wonders of the World. A preliminary report has been sent to the relevant authorities and civil organisations, for them to consider and respond to.The New7Wonders VII is the ongoing audit…

Recreating the New7Wonders of the World in Bangalore

The New7Wonders of the World have been given a unique interpretation by students of the National Hill View Public School in Banashankari, a suburb of Bangalore in India. Imaginative models of Christ the Redeemer, the Colosseum, Chichen Itza, the Great Wall of China, Machu Picchu, Petra and India's very own…

New7Wonders visit to Chichén Itzá for Verification

ZURICH: New7Wonders has completed its visit to Chichén Itzá, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, as part of the Official New7Wonders VII process.The N7W VII is the ongoing audit programme conducted by New7Wonders as the world authority for the voted Wonders, to ensure they are able…

Zaha Hadid: A tribute

ZURICH: The Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, who died yesterday in Miami aged 65, was a distinguished member of the New7Wonders Panel of Experts on two occasions: The New7Wonders of the World and the New7Wonders Cities campaigns. Bernard Weber, the Founder-President of New7Wonders, remembers a remarkable woman, an inspirational designer and…

Wonderful Content loading...

Contact us
Contact New7Wonders Close

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question, ideas or feedback.

If you do not want to contact us by facebook, please feel free to use our contact forms instead.

Contact New7Wonders