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Kings Canyon & Watarrka National Park

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Go on a drive out to Watarrka National Park, home of Kings Canyon. Walk along the red rock cliffs and take in views of the forest of palms below.

Only 3 hours from Uluru, Kings Canyon is a majestic destination featuring 100 m-high sandstone walls, palm-filled crevices and views that stretch across the desert. More than just a day trip destination, why not explore the walking trails, four-wheel drive tracks, and camel tours and accommodation options ranging from camping to resort-style rooms.

Lace up your walking boots and explore the 6km Rim Walk – a must for those seeking magnificent views of the Canyon rim, the weathered domes of ‘The Lost City’ and the ‘Garden of Eden’. There are options to suit all fitness levels.

Boasting some of the best views of the night sky you can only get in the Outback, enjoy a unique outback dining experience offered by Kings Canyon Resort – Under a Desert Moon. Enjoy a world class, four course dinner with wine, that focuses on using fresh locally sourced produce.

Now you have explored Kings Canyon by foot, the next option is to take in the grandeur and true beauty by air! Kings Canyon Resort offers Helicopter Tours with transfers to and from the resort.

Things to see & do around Kings Canyon

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    Activities

    • National Parks and Reserves

    Opening times

    Daily, 24 hours

    Entry cost

    Free entry

    Facilities

    • Barbeque
    • Carpark
    • Interpretive Centre
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet

    Activities

    • Birdwatching
    • Walk
    • Hiking
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