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Ormiston Gorge

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Namatjira Drive, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

One of my favourites of Larapinta trail. Easy walk to its wall. Walkways for challenged mobility. Don't miss it.

Thank Freetobemyself
Reviewed September 3, 2018

One of the most picturesque places to be found between Alice Springs and Glen Helen Gorge drive. Aahhh the Serenity with the colours of the outback and the shimmer of the cool water soothing your soul. Well worth the easy short walk along the paved...More

Thank Rodney W
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Ormiston Pound Walk is about 9km & finishes in the Gorge. It is absolutely beautiful & the finish coming through the Gorge quite spectacular. Our favourite of our Alice explorationa & well worth the drive. Great lunch at the kiosk afterwards too

1  Thank Sydneygirl99
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this hike. The views were absolutely gorgeous but you got to work for them as there 2-3k/1 mile of just huge rocks/boulders so be prepared.

1  Thank Shantaria R
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This was one of my favourite stops in the Western Ranges. Even though it was definitely NOT warm enough to go swimming (July), it was a great place to sit by the water's edge and just take it all in. Make sure you wander farther...More

1  Thank stephanie_sandiego1
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Make the effort and take the walk into the gorge. The rocks are awesome the bird life exquisite. There is water available and the kiosk serves food and coffee. Camping available too

1  Thank Sage57_11
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Always beautiful, no matter how much water is in the gorge, this time the waterholes were quite separate. This time we camped, and found the facilities clean and tidy, with plenty of shade, vegetation and birdlife around to make it attractive and keep the dust...More

1  Thank SueLester
Reviewed August 4, 2018

just one of the highlights of the Larapinta Trail, several great day walks start here, the coffee is really good too.

Thank Roseanne H
Reviewed August 3, 2018

The Ormiston Gorge hike, is a good walk (hike) for those with limited time in the West Macdonnells, with spectacular views. It is around 9 Kms in length, and is graded moderate. This should take , on average about 3-4 hours to complete. BUT, check...More

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Not being familiar with the area we found it really hard to find people who would give honest and good advise. We were told it was at least a 2hr drive from Alice Springs. It only took us 1 1/2 hrs. We were told to...More

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March 23, 2018|
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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