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Finke Gorge National Park

Larapinta Dr, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 8 8956 7401
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Finke Gorge National Park is well known for the impressive Palm Valley where the Red Cabbage palms grow. Camping and picnic facilities are available, enjoy Four Wheel Driving and Walking. Its approximately 138 kilometres from Alice Springs and a 4WD is required to access the Park. Tours operate to the Park.
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“wheel drive” (7 reviews)
“palm valley” (25 reviews)
“motor home” (2 reviews)
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Larapinta Dr, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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+61 8 8956 7401
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"wheel drive"
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"gas bbq"
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"rough road"
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"the loop"
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"glen helen"
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"worth the trip"
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"great walk"
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"cycads"
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"river"
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"track"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Standing in a river bed that is the oldest known in the world...beat that!! Amazing colors of the landscape & looking back into history. Truly amazing.

Thank Eric G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Still in its natural state millions of years later. It's a bit of a challenge to get to, and only in a 4 wheel drive. But that makes it all the more secluded and private. We stayed the night and got to see even for...More

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with a bus tour to look at the Palm Valley. The road is very rough in but worth it to see these unique and rare palms. The surrounding red rock scenery punctuated with spiritual id gorgeous. Picnic facilities are excellent.

Thank Madshus
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Yes a rough road in but a joy to find a spacious well defined camp ground. Cleary marked areas, numbered, shade DNA dor grass for a tent. BEST were the communal fire pits so you didn’t have to worry about neighbors having fires close to...More

Thank Loi J
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

You need a 4wd to navigate the sand to get the campsite and then to deal with the rock ledges along the road into palm valley, but it's not beyond careful newbies and there are a lot of people around should you get into trouble....More

Thank bckpckrau
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

You will need a 4 wheel drive to go here but it is well worth it. Actually Finke Gorge and Palm Valley was a famous tourist destination long before Ayers Rock. Palms and Cycads here left over from the dinosaur era.

Thank outbackphotographer
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

The surroundings are almost surreal and the campsite was in a terrific location, Cooking facilities (free gas) excellent and fire pits provided. Just a short distance from Palm Valley which is another "must visit" ( 4x 4 required).

1  Thank Jasper1944
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

words cannot describe the wonder of this gorge. the timelessness takes your breath away. the oldest river system known to man. the endurance of continual water holes amazing

1  Thank Rachel F
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Presuming this is Glenn Helen, this is about 130Km from Alice in the Western Macdonnells. It was an old Cattle Station, but now caters to Tourists. We stopped here for lunch, which was very good. There is a bar, facilities and you can do Helicopter...More

Thank Maria F
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

This was an amazing day out with Alice Wanderers. Great commentary and excellent food provided. gluten free option was great and I am very grateful.

Thank 4lil4
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CuriousQueenslander
March 23, 2018|
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Response from Loi J | Reviewed this property |
Camping in great camp ground. 6.60a head.
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Ozphibee
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Barry L | Reviewed this property |
It took up just over an hour to get there from Alice Springs. Not sure about overnight camping but you definitely need AWD or 4WD!!
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