Kings Canyon. Follow the call of the untamed Never Never to a place you’ll never, ever forget. Between the ancient beauty of Alice Springs and iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock), discover the spellbinding scenery and jaw-dropping experience of the Australian outback.
The canyon lies in the west of the sizeable George Gill Range, southwest of Alice Springs in the southwest of the Northern Territory. Kings Canyon itself, carved by Kings Creek, has 300m cliffs and several decent walks for those looking to stretch their legs. The main two are the hour-long Kings Creek Walk along the base and the four-to-five hour Rim Walk.Holiday in the heart of Watarrka National Park, where the unspoiled bush and red rock canyons of The Red Centre create an unforgettable outback adventure.
The views from the top of the gorge/canyon are spectacular and the rocky walk is fairly flat and easy for all. Take heed of the signage at the edges of the cliffs and stay on the designated walking tracks. These tracks traverse over and through huge rock formations and domes, every corner turned reveal more WOW moments. You’ll have an amazing time, walking alone, together or as a family, enjoying the surroundings, culture, history, plant life…other tourists and, of course, the serenity. Experience the great outdoors and nature at its absolute best.
Bring your sense of wonder, your family or friends, and discover a private audience with an ancient land, all on your own terms. Whether it’s a dawn rim hike in the quiet before sunrise, or an exhilarating helicopter tour of the Garden of Eden, you’ll find new perspective in Kings Canyon.
There are plenty of accommodation options ranging from camping to resorts. Something for everyone.