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West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a dozen places to visit with different features and varying facilities. Some are privately run or you can camp at many of the Parks attractions as well. The cost to camp is quite low.

Thank Schony29
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We took a number of day tours out of Alice Springs on our recent 5 day stay at the Double Tree By Hilton (great hotel). It is heavy going and each day the tours take a minimum of 12 hours through to 18 hours. We...More

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

What an absolute jewel in the middle of Australia. We were taken completely by surprise at the stunning beauty, diversity and colours of the ranges both east and west of Alice Springs. We thought some of the less known spots were the best - a...More

1  Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

There is so much to see and even though they are either gorges or chasms they are all different. Rock colors and vegitation changes. We had 5 days with our caravan camping 2 nights at Elery gorge then 2 nights Glen Helen

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Traveled here with Emu Run,and it was one of those Wow! Look at that!!! trips. Whether it was Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm or the ochre pits every area was different and unique. Lots of easy walks, plus a range of camping sites. I have never...More

Thank Moira P
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We went there on a tour with Emu from Alice Springs and I absolutely loved it. The scenery is breathtaking and a visit here makes a fantastic day trip from Alice Springs.

1  Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are easily accessed from Alice Springs. Each of the West MacDonnell Ranges chasms and gorges has its own unique character and scenery. There is a range of camping sites throughout the West MacDonnell National Park. These sites...More

3  Thank Paddles55
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The West Macdonnells National Park harbours wonderful treasures. The Larapinta Track. Mt Sonder. The various gorges, in particular Rllery Creek Big Hole. Take your time to visit each spot and enjoy!

Thank Madshus
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Did this tour with Emu Run - beautiful gorges and great tour guide Bluey was full of information. Recommend to anyone.

Thank tobynevan
Reviewed 8 June 2018

While staying 2 nights in Alice Springs as part of our Uluru self-drive trip from Adelaide, we allocated almost one whole day visiting West MacDonnell Ranges (Tjoritja National Park) and that was a highlight of our holiday, in addition to Uluru itself. Many people visiting...More

4  Thank GabyVM
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