A Man Has Died While Climbing Uluru

The ban basn't come into power

A Man Has Died While Climbing Uluru Parks Australia

A Japanese tourist has died after collapsing on Uluru, six months before a climbing ban comes into force at the sacred indigenous site.

NT Police say the 76-year-old man collapsed and lost consciousness while climbing on Tuesday afternoon and was flown to the nearby Yulara health clinic but couldn't be revived.

The ABC has reported the man was a Japanese tourist.

His death is not being treated as suspicious and a report is being prepared for the coroner, police said.

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