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West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped over in July 2018 by doing the West MacDonnell ranges tourist route. The whole route is amazing. Fancy driving all this way & looking at how desolate the landscape is but now & then come across these amazing gorges & waterholes. The colors of...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed June 10, 2018

If you need petrol, food or toilets out in the West Macs then this might be a worthwhile stop, but from the dusty messy carpark to the dusty messy campground, this just feels like a manmade/ruined location. There is a 10 minute walk to a...More

1  Thank bckpckrau
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Rather than going straight to Glen Helen Gorge following the signage near the carpark, go to the back of the restaurant and down the stairs to the sand bank of the long river with towering red sandstone wall and at times swimming ducks, birds and...More

1  Thank GabyVM
Reviewed May 22, 2018

great camping, the Lodge is a welcome place for a drink and the swimming is excellent! The sunset is astounding but be up for sunrise: the colours on the Gorge wall are fantabulous!

Thank OzRolfer
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Nice small lake. You can get take a rest here and have some food and drinks of get some petrol (A$ 1,85). They also have a camping ground.

Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Wow what a stunning oasis in the desert. From the minute you arrive you are greeted with helpful, friendly staff and lots of yummy meals and cold drinks. Even down to a fully licenced bar. The view from the patio overlooking the water is stunning....More

1  Thank Angela s
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

It's just a short walk from the reception of the camping ground. Nice view on the Gorge, nothing more, nothing less

1  Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stop at Glen Helen Gorge. There is a lovely place to eat, fuel up, bathrooms, and even a helicopter ride if you wish! There is a cockatoo named Gee that loves the fellas ( not a huge fan of the ladies and...More

2  Thank Bergzz
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Nice spot for a bit of a walk. Not far off the main road & short walk to the gorge from the car park.

Thank paulg19688
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Beautiful gorge, but unless you are an experienced hiker the only really way to get around is a helicopter - good thing there is one to book for tours near Glen Helen Homestead. The river that runs by the gorge changes levels during wet and...More

1  Thank Adele H
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July 4, 2016|
Response from LindsayMann | Reviewed this property |
There are some wonderful landmarks west of Glen Helen - we drove from the west starting at Uluru and driving via Kings Canyon where we stayed 2 nights. From there we drove the Mereenie Loop which is mostly unsealed but an... More