Watarrka National Park encloses Kings Canyon, with its 300-metre-high sandstone walls, walking trails, lush forests and permanent waterholes. The sheer red rock face of the canyon soars above dense forests of palms, ferns and cycads, sheltering them from the harsh desert, and providing refuge for many native animals. The Park has been home to the [...]
The Giles Track is a 22-kilometre walking track located within Watarrka National Park. This two-day hike offers the chance to experience impressive natural landscape and wildlife, indigenous history and culture, and the heritage of Central Australia. The rewards of this walk include dramatic views across wilderness that remains virtually unchanged since first described by Ernest [...]
Imagine the romance of a table for two in a wilderness setting under a canopy of the southern night sky. The only light comes from the moon and the flickering glow of the fire. The only sound is the whispering of the breeze through the desert oak trees and the crackling flames. While you soak [...]
Kings Canyon Resort is located between Alice Springs and Uluru/Ayers Rock, seven kilometres from Watarrka National Park, home of the magical sandstone formation of Kings Canyon. A perfect base for exploring the surrounding natural wonders, the resort offers accommodation ranging from deluxe hotel rooms to budget backpacker-style lodge rooms as well as caravan and camping [...]
Explore the Red Centre from the air with Kings Creek Helicopters and see iconic wonders, including George Gill Range, Uluru / Ayers Rock, Kata Tjuta / The Olgas and Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park. Kings Creek helicopters hold safety briefings and provide an informative commentary, which is available on CD in four different languages.
Enjoy the tranquility of a boutique lodge with “glamping” at its best! Surrounded by towering desert oaks the lodge has ten luxury air conditioned tented cabins with en-suite. In the evening join us on the verandah for drinks and nibbles followed by a three course gourmet meal with an Australian touch under the stars. End [...]
Situated at the foot of the beautiful George Gill Range, just 35 kilometres from Kings Canyon, Kings Creek Station is a truly unique 2,000 square kilometre slice of the real Australian outback. Owned and operated by locals, brimming with true outback hospitality, Kings Creek Station is where an outback adventure begins. Travellers can set up [...]