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All reviews swimming hole national park watering hole paved path west macs rock formations are stunning lovely swimming natural place shady spots beautiful water gum trees nice place to visit the west macdonnell ranges drinking water refreshing swim picnic area red rocks
This was a probably our favourite spot of the day in the NP ! An easy dirt road access with a short stroll from the car park, we are pampered really !! You are greeted with a beautiful cool & large pond (read Hole) with...More
It is a short walk from the parking to the water. Compared with Simpsons Gap (no swimming aloud there) this place is more beautiful with some sand on the shore and nice looking trees around, some flowers and we did saw Australasian Grebes. It is...More
Ellery Creek Big Hole is another spectacular swimming hole in the West MacDonnell Ranges. Easily accessed from the main road and just a short walk from the car park. Add this one to your list when visiting the West MacDonnell NP.
A beautiful place to have a picnic, a slow walk around the country and a swim if that takes your fancy.
Easy parking, picnic area, toilet facilities (basic), and an easy walk to the Big Hole.
A must if you visit Alice Springs in my...More
A lovely place to visit, with a sandy ‘beach’ to sunbathe on and the water was beautiful, refreshing and cool after the warm drive. There were toilets and bbq areas for those that want to have lunch, although there were a fair few groups about...More
Just an hour drive from Alice Springs, this water hall is just a great breakfast stop (bring your own of course). Picnic facilities and shaded spots around the waterhole.
Entry along a bit of gravel road but the road was good, seemed fine for 2...More
When living in the centre of Australia you are about 2000 kilometres from the nearest beach, so you have to make do. It might be a 100 kms drive from Alice Springs but when you are in a semi arid environment, the drive is worth...More