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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
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
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
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
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