Lodge

Nestled among rich red dunes, Longitude 131° overlooks Australia’s best-known natural icon, Uluru. The welcome open spaces of the central Dune House include a restaurant and bar with ever-changing views of the monolith as a backdrop for dining as well as lounging areas in contemporary campaign style, ideal for relaxing with an icy drink and exchanging stories of the day’s adventures in the outback.

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Our Luxury

A stay with Baillie Lodges experience is about the luxury of travel. Each Baillie property is located in an extraordinary natural destination, with a personal experience of its culture and history, its art and natural heritage and local food and wine sourced from regional producers. Together, the luxury lodges are timeless in design, with myriad thoughtful details combining to create a genuinely warm welcome, a generosity of spirit. Guest itineraries are designed to offer the most from each stay, creating a personal, lasting connection with the destination.

Our connection to community

Baillie Lodges actively seeks engagement with the communities in which each lodge is set, ranging from establishing supplier relationships with local providores to supporting artists, school education initiatives, community events and work experience programs.

Baillie Lodges actively seeks engagement with the communities in which each lodge is set, ranging from establishing supplier relationships with food and beverage producers, local artists and furnishing designers to supporting school education initiatives, community events and work experience programs.

Ernabella Arts

Ernabella Arts

Established in 1948, Ernabella Arts is the oldest, continuously running indigenous arts centre in Australia and has become a culturally strong contemporary art centre producing works in a variety of mediums drawing world-wide acclaim.

In Residence

In residence

Longitude 131° sponsors a ceramist teacher and ongoing education for the community, and has set up quarterly artists-in-residence programs at the lodge, allowing a rare cultural exchange between guests and the Aboriginal artists.

Shared Stories

Shared stories

Guides at Longitude 131° have an extensive knowledge of the geology and ecology of this ancient land and an introduction to the traditional Anangu Tjukurpa, which is the foundation of the indigenous community’s life and society.

Working Together

Working together

At Longitude 131°, the team works with several regional Aboriginal Art Centres, particularly Ernabella Arts, to supply artworks, woven birds and baskets, wooden carvings and traditional spears and more.

Our commitment to the environment

The Baillie Lodges environmental commitment is best expressed by each lodge’s interaction with its local natural and cultural surroundings. View our sustainability policy.

The Baillie Lodges environmental commitment is best expressed by each lodge’s interaction with its local natural and cultural surroundings. A dynamic environmental management plan featuring cutting edge and continually evolving technologies steers lodge operations and ultimately enhances each guest’s experience. View our sustainability policy.

Flora

Flora

Longitude 131° is situated on 23,800 square metres of privately owned land and is surrounded by Katiti Aboriginal Land and the dual World Heritage listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. A host of measures has been undertaken to protect the unique environmental and cultural heritage of the area.

Fauna

Fauna

As its World Heritage listing details, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park contains distinctive desert fauna and many rare species of mammals, birds and reptiles. Although appearing flat and uninhabited, the desert around Longitude 131° is alive and caters for many different ecosystems.

Energy

Energy

Construction of Longitude 131° was completed with a focus on energy efficient design. Guest tents are designed to enhance thermal and acoustic insulation and floors are insulated and covered in natural stone to enhance cooling in summer and insulation in winter.

Footprint

Footprint

Longitude 131° has been carefully designed to have minimal impact on the delicate natural environment. Guest tents are designed to ‘float’ above the sandy desert floor, providing an intimate encounter with the vast and unspoilt outback landscape.

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Stay

Luxury lodgings

Longitude 131°, the luxury desert basecamp at Uluru -Kata Tjuta, offers an essential experience of Australia’s spirited heartland. Discover the World Heritage listed wilderness and relax in exclusive Baillie Lodges style.

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Dine

An Australian flavour

Longitude 131° offers the best of contemporary Australian cuisine, curated from the finest produce from all around the country, combined with indigenous and outback flavours to create a unique taste of Australia.

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Spa

Natural beauty

A cool sanctuary in Australia’s rich red desert, Spa Kinara (meaning ‘moon’) sits low in the sand dunes at Longitude 131°, connecting the sky to the earth and offering travellers a welcome retreat.

Heaven awaits

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For more information about Longitude 131°
and the other properties in the Baillie Lodges
portfolio please download our brochure.