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Really is a red bank

A fantastic spot to camp overnight and go to the gorge in the morning. One of our favourites spots... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2019
Damdogue
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Masterton, New Zealand
Great scenery

At the western end of the National Park, Redbank Gorge is the last of the readily accessible... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2019
bobjanh
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Brisbane, Australia
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Namatjira Drive, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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A fantastic spot to camp overnight and go to the gorge in the morning. One of our favourites spots in the area. There was no one else there which made it quite special.
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At the western end of the National Park, Redbank Gorge is the last of the readily accessible gorges: it is about 30 minutes beyond Glen Helen Resort and accessed by a unsealed road of wine 7-8km length to the day use pear park area. There are two national party campgrounds: one
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The sign at the carpark stated the walk to the gorge and chasm would take 30 minutes and that was accurate (for reasonably fit people who usually take half the suggested time). It’s an easy walk along the river bed (dry) but not much shade. The water is very cold but worth the
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it is about a 1.2 km walk, initially over sand and small rocks, then quite a few large boulders towards the end. It takes about half an hour to arrive at the Gorge. The gorge is nice, but the water was ICY cold in Sept. My daughter brought her own inflatable ring and went
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It was a rough road into Redbank Gorge. It was 1.2 km, or 30 minute walk one way, with rocks to scamble across in the last section. Plenty of room to park. There are toilets and picnic tables.
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