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Ormiston Gorge

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Namatjira Drive, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

What a beautiful area. We visited on a cooler day, but imagine this would be a fabulous place for a swim and further examination of the rocky areas not accessible on foot.

Thank Aussiegal
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The walk through the gorge is good with a chance to see some of the Rock wallabies that use the area. The surrounding area changes as you drive through it.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Ormiston gorge is a great place to get a good feel for the West Macdonnel ranges. The camping is ground is no frills but comfy and quiet with an honesty box (coming from South Africa this phenomenon stills surprises me). The walks especially the pound...More

Thank Myles T
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Some easy walking trails. Amazing bird life and beautiful scenery. Also has a great kiosk - fresh food, friendly service and reasonable prices.

Thank 1959BC
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Stunning is all I can say. Well worth the trip and you can do a day trip to visit looking at other things. Take the time to go.

Thank Tarra21
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Did the Ormiston Pound Walk on Sunday. Whilst most sites suggest it is 7kms and 3-4 hours, recent re-alignment of the track makes it more like 11kms and to really do it justice, put aside 4-5hrs. Most of the walk is relatively easy and the...More

Thank Andrea0870
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

A must see white visiting Alice, and an easy day trip by road. Make sure to have good shoes, plenty of water, your camera and give yourself plenty of time to go on one of the many walks on offer.

Thank Shannon T
Reviewed August 17, 2017

A stunning example of middle Australia nature. This ancient and beautiful gorge carved out over millions of years is an absolute must if you are visiting the West McDonnell Ranges. While you are there make sure you allow at least 2 hours to do the...More

Thank RonandGayeH
Reviewed August 17, 2017

We camped for 2 nights at Orminston Gorge ($18 a night unpowered site). The campsites are first come best dressed and they seemed to be pretty full by 4pm in the afternoon. There are no powered sites, but there are hot showers, BBQ's and a...More

Thank Jenisonholiday
Reviewed August 10, 2017

For a great day out near Alice Springs, head west along Larapinta Drive, then branch off onto Namatjira Drive along the edge of Tjoritja (West Macdonnell) National Park, visiting Standley Chasm, Ellery Creek Big Hole, Ochre Pits Serpentine Gorge and finally Osmiston Gorge, a lovely...More

Thank Peter F
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Response from wonderanna | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the late answer yes there is camoing facilities, toilet , shower, rubbish bins. i think it s 10 dollars pp