Nothing can really prepare you for the immensity, grandeur, changing colour and stillness of 'the Rock'. It really is a sight that will sear itself on to your mind. The World Heritage–listed icon has attained the status of a pilgrimage.
Uluru, the equally impressive Kata Tjuta, formerly known as the Olgas, and the surrounding area are of deep cultural significance to the traditional owners, the Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal peoples (who refer to themselves as Anangu). The Anangu own Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, which is leased to Parks Australia and jointly administered.
There's plenty to see and do. But standing and gazing in awe remains the most natural response to being here.