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Field of Light at Uluru

The moon rises, silhouetting Uluru and giving life to 50 000 spindles of light. The NT's Field of Light has just been extended until 31 December 2020, and is, genuinely, one of the most spine-tingling things you'll ever witness.

A spectacular art installation using fifteen tonnes of solar-powered lights with a backdrop of Uluru, the magical desert and the flickering night sky is waiting to give you a new perspective on this ancient landscape.

More than 50,000 slender stems crowned with frosted-glass spheres bloom as darkness falls over Australia’s spiritual heartland. Standing between this and the incredible star show of the central desert will give you a never to be forgotten sensation.

The exhibition's Pitjantjatjara name, 'Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku', translates to 'looking at lots of beautiful lights'; very aptly encapsulating this experience. Palpating rythums of colous span over seven football fields, illuminating the vast and unknown desert, and making your eyes, mind and heart twirl.  

Of course, there are experiene packages involving glasses of bubbly and buffet-what-have-yous; but we just please that you take the time to include a sunset and sunrise, a walk around the base of the grand and spiritual rock and spend some quiet time at night watching, admiring and feeling this unique vista.

Now you can say you’ve truly been to Australia.

    Alice Springs YHA
    Alice Springs YHA
    Alice Springs YHA traveller hostel is built within the grounds of an historic outdoor cinema. Make sure you book your accommodation with us, for nightly movies under the stars!
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