Prince William and Kate Middleton received traditional Aboriginal jewellery and a spear as they arrived at Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, in the Australian Outback.

Kate batted away flies in the 31C heat as they met Aboriginal people who own the land around Uluru.

They watched the sun set over the red sandstone monolith and planned to spend a night under the stars, camping in the Outback.

Prince William and Kate Middleton pose in front of Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, during their three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia
Prince William and Kate Middleton pose in front of Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, during their three-week tour of New Zealand and AustraliaReuters
Kate and Prince William walk down Kuniya Walk at the base of Uluru
Kate and Prince William walk down Kuniya Walk at the base of UluruGetty
Prince William and Kate are presented with an Aboriginal spear as they arrive at the National Indigenous Training Academy
Prince William and Kate are presented with an Aboriginal spear as they arrive at the National Indigenous Training AcademyGetty
A fly lands on Kate Middleton's face as she looks at a spear with her husband
A fly lands on Kate Middleton's face as she looks at a spear with her husbandReuters
Kate Middleton is presented with a necklace at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kate Middleton is presented with a necklace at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural CentreGetty
The Duchess of Cambridge distributes certificates to graduating students at the National Indigenous Training Academy, as Prince William watches
The Duchess of Cambridge distributes certificates to graduating students at the National Indigenous Training Academy, as Prince William watchesGetty
A fly lands on Kate Middleton's nose as she speaks to a young girl during a visit to the National Indigenous Training Academy at Yulara in the Northern Territory of Australia
A fly lands on Kate Middleton's nose as she speaks to a young girl during a visit to the National Indigenous Training Academy at Yulara in the Northern Territory of AustraliaReuters
Kate waves to school children during a visit to the National Indigenous Training Academy
Kate waves to school children during a visit to the National Indigenous Training AcademyGetty
Prince William and Kate look at a map showing the location of indigenous language groups, pre-European settlement, at the National Indigenous Training Academy in Yulara
Prince William and Kate look at a map showing the location of indigenous language groups, pre-European settlement, at the National Indigenous Training Academy in YularaGetty
The Duchess of Cambridge is welcomed by traditional landowners Daisy Walkabout and Vincent Nipper upon her arrival with Prince William at Ayers Rock Airport in Yulara, central Australia
The Duchess of Cambridge is welcomed by traditional landowners Daisy Walkabout and Vincent Nipper upon her arrival with Prince William at Ayers Rock Airport in Yulara, central AustraliaReuters