Guide | Valley of the Winds (Kata Tjuta)

One of the most renowned walks in Australia is the ‘Valley of the Winds‘. This walk offers spectacular views of Kata Tjuta. Kata Tjuta in Pitjantjatjara means ‘Many heads’. It has about 36 domes and the surroundings provide breathtaking photographic opportunities. This area is sacred under Tjukurpa and Anangu men’s law.

Guide | Valley of the Winds (Kata Tjuta)

The walk has two main lookoutsKaru lookout which is about 800 meters from the car park and Karingana lookout which is another 2 kilometers from the Karu lookout.

Guide | Valley of the Winds (Kata Tjuta)
Guide | Valley of the Winds (Kata Tjuta)

Tip: I would suggest doing the walk anticlockwise, which reduces the steep climb to Karingana lookout.

Guide | Valley of the Winds (Kata Tjuta)

Logistics

  • Distance: ~7 kilometres lookout
  • Time required: ~3 hours
  • Grade: Hard
Guide | Valley of the Winds (Kata Tjuta)

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