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Address: Watarrka National Park, Red Centre, Northern Territory | Via Luritja Road Or Larapinta Drive, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: 8 89567460
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Activities: Hiking, Walking
Description: Located in Watarrka National Park, this rugged landscape is known for its...
Located in Watarrka National Park, this rugged landscape is known for its 100–meter-high sheer walls.
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3-Day Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) via Kings Canyon Tour

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Tour was booked through AAT Kings and departed Ayers Rock Resort at 05.00 however well worth the early start.A welcome stop on the way for a superb cooked breakfast and then to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Tour was booked through AAT Kings and departed Ayers Rock Resort at 05.00 however well worth the early start.A welcome stop on the way for a superb cooked breakfast and then to Kings Canyon.We did the Rim Walk and yes the initial climb looks a bit awesome but if you are reasonably healthy should not be a problem.The tour guides... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

It really felt like this campground moulded into the environment. Well organised, lovely shaded sites and well marked trails within easy reach. Good live music too! Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

for the amount of time it takes to get here from Uluru, and then either back or on to Alice Springs, I think this is well worth it for the rim walk, and probably not worth it to do the short valley walk alternatives. Though, to each his or her own. The walk starts out with 500 stairs for about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I was lucky that it was a relatively cool day as this is not an easy walk but the rim of the canyon offers stunning views and it well worth the effort. If you are fit it should take about 3.5 hours. Good walking gear is essential - good boots and preferably walking sticks for the steep bits. Take plenty... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The walk around the canyon is tough but well worth it, great views of the red centre. You get a real feeling of being in the centre of the continent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Early start but worth it for the hot brekky at the station before you climb the rim. The initial 500 steps up are hard, but once over them the rest is easy and well worth doing. Recommend you wear decent walking shoes, as we saw one tourist trying in heels - surprised she didn't twist her foot! The Garden of... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

On first arrival at the canyon it was nothing special. you have the choice of doing the 6.4km rim walk or the easy valley walk. We chose the rim walk. Some say king's Canyon is a miniature version of the Grand canyon? Well the walk starts with a very steep climb up the canyon via man made rock steps. Once... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Walking up to the "flat" plateau top of this canyon is a bit of a challenge. After a 500 steps steep climb, once up on the plateau, it's all worth the struggle. From here one can enjoy the view of thousands of square kilometers of flat plains below. Believe it or not, right in the heart of this dry centre... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We rented a car from Yulara airport and trust me, the drive is worth it! The desert scenery changes several times before your eyes along those 300km. You'll probably encounter wild horses or emus. We spent the night at the Kings Creek Station, a remote camel and cows farm/camping 30mns from the Canyon. Total Outback experience! The Canyon walk in... More 

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Green Point, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Definitely go to the canyon for a day or 2. The walk around the canyon is really very good. It got a really steep section right from the car park, but after that, its much easier. The garden of eden is a beautuful little oasis along the way. take your camera for some great snaps

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