Escorted Rail Tours to Kings Canyon
Scenic sandstone rock faces in the Northern Territory
The sandstone walls of Kings Canyon are 984 feet (300m) high,
with Kings Creek at the bottom, located at the western end of the
George Gill Range in Watarrka National Park, Northern
Watarrka National Park contains the western end of the George Gill Range, located 280 miles (450km) southwest of Alice Springs. This scenic landscape of rugged ranges, rockholes and gorges acts as a refuge for many plants and animals, making the Park an important conservation area and major attraction of central Australia Escape the crowds of visitors and experience the true beauty of the lush vegetation and scenery of the bush. There are two different tracks at the Canyon and both offer spectacular views.
The Canyon walk is a 3.7-mile (6-kilometre) loop beginning with a steep climb to the top of the Canyon before descending, taking approximately 3-4 hours. Along the way you will pass the 'Garden of Eden'. The loop takes in some of the sights on offer, providing spectacular views of the surrounding landscape and gorge below, part of which is a sacred Aboriginal site and visitors are discouraged from straying from the walking tracks. The Kings Creek walk meanders along the creek to a lookout point, before retracing your steps taking approximately one hour round trip.