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- the jewel of the Arrernte/Central desert region,50kms west of Alice Springs off Larapinta drive, surrounded by MacDonnell Ranges National Park, access via natural riverbed trail (1.2km/20min walk), natural growth rare cycads Macromesia...more
Larapinta Drive, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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I was there during October 2009 at midday. There were no other visitors there apart from our small group, so the experience was personal and inspiring.
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This Chasm has always been my favourite memory of visiting the sights in Alice Springs. It is possible to stand inside the chasm with the towering walls on either side. Usually there is water in the chasm, a lovely stream and pool but on this December visit there was none and I
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I’m there often, it’s just a lovely place to be despite the recent fire. This time, I introduced the place to my sister and we camped the night there. Great shower, toilets and clean place for $10; very small and you wouldn’t want to be there during the busy season. Mind the
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Did the walk up to the Chasm and to the top of the lookout area. Great spot for photos with a good area to relax and have a coffee. Cost us $10 each which is the seniors discount. Worth that for what you get to do. Basic walk is easy with some of the others quite demanding.
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Standley Chasm is not part of the national park but owned by a local aboriginal community/corporation. Sealed road access is in place and some caravan/camper sites are available. There is an entrance fee to wander up the gorge to the chasm itself: whilst a touch steep it is
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