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The drive in from the tar road should ONLY be attempted in a serious 4WD. Not a track for the town SUV. But, the ending is worth the effort! To see this ancient gorge in the 'flesh' is mind blowing. These are sooooo old, said to be the oldest river in the world. It brings…
Stayed at the Palm Valley campground for two nights whilst exploring the palm valley section of the national park. Had a camper trailer in tow: was concerned about the access road up the Finke River from all the reviews read but travelling slowly (40kph) we had no trauma in our…
We travelled with AAT Kings, first stop was Hermannsburg mission for morning tea, then on to Palm Valley. The ride is bumpy, but worth the visit. Unfortunately there was no water in the river, just the odd puddle in the gorge, but the scenery is absolutely spectacular.
Can't believe there is an actual river with 9 varieties of fish in the middle of the desert. The view from the surrounding areas is stunning. I believe the last bit of the path to the Finke river requires an offroad vehicle. This place is really beautiful and a must-go if you…
4WD bus trip with AATKings was a great day out. Loved the Livistonia Palms (red cabbage palm) and ancient cycads. Our group undertook the 2 km walk and our guide was very knowledgeable.