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18 Kilometres West of Alice Springs, Via Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
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Early Morning Ballooning in Alice Springs
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Early Morning Ballooning in Alice Springs

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Get amazing views of Alice Springs and the outback’s red center on this early-morning balloon ride. Book ahead of time to guarantee a spot on the balloon, which flies high above the rugged landscape for epic views and photo ops. Hear insightful commentary from your guide along the way. Back on the ground, refuel with light refreshments, including sparkling wine, before going about your full day in the outback.
$209.93 per adult
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Robert K wrote a review Oct 2020
Adelaide, Australia154 contributions37 helpful votes
There are prettier (Ellery Creek Big Hole) or more spectacular (Ormiston Gorge) water holes in the West MacDonnell Ranges but Simpsons Gap has the advantage of being close to Alice Springs. It is 24 km by road or separate bicycle track and if you don't have time to visit Ellery Creek or Ormiston Gorge it is definitely worth the trip. Take the time to climb Cassia Hill by the short informative trail.
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Date of experience: October 2020
Chrispy4 wrote a review Sep 2020
Alice Springs, Australia34 contributions6 helpful votes
A beautiful spot for some amazing photos and a nice walk, this is the place. Some fabulous unique gumtrees in the creek bed. Beautiful spot for a picnic rug and some lovely food and a drink. The scenery is so gorgeous and the amazing outdoors truly are worth a good look.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Travelbug291 wrote a review Aug 2020
Bribie Island, Australia919 contributions134 helpful votes
Beautiful area, typical of an Australian landscape. There was a small waterhole present, but one can only imagine how amazing it would look when they have a flash flood. There is path access for those with mobility issues, but much more fun if you can walk across the sand. The colours of the valley walls resonate in the sun. Ochres, red, rich chocolate. Small rock wallabies manouvered around the rocks with consummate ease. A tranquil place to spend a few hours
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Date of experience: April 2020
BillPNo1 wrote a review Apr 2020
Friendswood, Texas687 contributions145 helpful votes
Simpson's Gap is a must-see experience. Located near Alice Springs, Simpson's Gap offers a short walk into a natural phenomenon in the West McDonnell Mountain Range which is as beautiful as it is interesting. Our guide was very informative with the history and background of the Gap - and was able to point out and draw our attention to the numerous Black-Footed Rock Wallabies that were living among the rocks on the slopes of the Gap. They were fascinating. The water pool in the very center of Simpson's Gap was peaceful, placid, and tranquil. The walk is only about 20 minutes long but we spent much longer stopping and looking at the rocks, growth and foliage, wildlife, and the physical gap itself.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Bruce wrote a review Dec 2019
28 contributions5 helpful votes
We spent an hour here at noon on a very hot day. The rock formations were stunning and the many animals we saw gathered at the cool pools to drink. We didn’t see any flies out there. Our patience of sitting quietly in the shade was well rewarded. Although we drove, there were many shaded picnic tables and there appeared to be cycle paths too.
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Date of experience: December 2019