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ANZ bank has a branch and ATM at Yulara Village at Ayers Rock Resort.
Ayers Rock Medical Centre. The medical clinic at Ayers Rock Resort in Yulara is open for emergencies only. Yulara Dr. near police station, Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, NT, 0872. 08/8956-2286.
Yulara Police (08/8956-2166.)
Uluru Express (08/8956-2019. www.uluruexpress.com.au.)
The Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre is on the park road just before you reach the rock. It also contains the park's ranger station. The Cultural Centre is open daily 7-6. The Ayers Rock Visitor Centre next to the Desert Gardens Hotel on Yulara Drive is open daily 9:30-4:30 and includes an interesting free museum. Ayers Rock Visitor Centre (08/8957-7377.)
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre (08/8956-1128.)
Kurrparru Tours. Run by a young man who has both Aboriginal and European herritage, this tour gives an insight not only into the Indigenous history of Kings Canyon, but also into the challenging duality of modern Aboriginal and white Australian communities. Being party to both, Micah Laughton is able to talk about the difficulties the two cultures regularly experience, and doesn't shy away from probing questions. Equipped with a great sense of humour, he also includes a few Aussie pranks along the way. Join him for a rim walk (A$55), 8am daily, or the less challenging creek walk (A$45), 2pm on demand. Alice Springs, NT. 0404/326-527 or 1800/011-144. www.kurrparru.com.au.
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