Mutitjulu Waterhole

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Take the Lungkata Track to Mutitjulu Waterhole, home of Wanampi, an ancestral water snake. In the special times of rain, experience the magical waterfalls. In the warmer months watch the noisy finches and nankeen kestrels soaring on the thermals. For the keen bird watcher, you may spot nesting black breasted buzzards or tawny frogmouths.

Bird Watching
Heritage Sites
Picnic Facilities
No Dogs Permitted
Arid or Desert
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

Getting there:

Travel into the National Park from Yulara and head to the Mala car park (signposted) at the base of Uluru.


Uluru and Kata Tjuta Visitor Guide

Route/Trail notes:

From the car park, take the Lungkata Track to the right at the base of Uluru. Following this around for 2.2km and then take the track left into Mutitjulu Waterhole. Return by the same route.


Admission to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park costs $25 per adult (2019) and provides a three or more day pass. Passes are non-transferable and are scanned/checked at the Ranger Station.

Other References/Comments:

There are three other walks in and around the base of Uluru; Uluru Circuit (11.8km), Mala Walk (2km) and Uluru Summit (3.5km - till 26th October 2019), as well as the sunrise and sunset viewing platforms.

Don't forget your fly mesh!


Easy walk. Winter morning is the best timing!

Henry Lin on 21 May, 2023

Our arrival time gave us only the midday option. Still, there are always some shady spots.

Wanderlust on 16 Oct, 2020

A big day at Uluru, including the summit walk, finished with circumnavigating the base, which included the Lungkata Walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole.

F.A.B. on 2 Jun, 2019


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