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Watarrka National Park

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This national park whose name, Watarrka, comes from the Aboriginal word for the umbrella bush, is best known for the spectacular sheer walls of Kings Canyon. This scenic landscape of rugged ranges, cliffs, rockholes and gorges and is a must see...more
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Via Luritja Road Or Via Larapinta Drive, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

While the rim walk at Kings Canyon is the main attraction you also have the Kings Creek walk & other areas of interest , like the Giles Track for the experienced bushwalker only, roughly a 2 day hike ! Plus there are other spots to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 27 November 2018

The Kings Canyon Rim hike is the reason most people come to this remote area so I was concerned that the hike would be very, very busy. Because of the heat and we were there in November, everyone starts the hike early. We arrived around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MLOMIA
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This place is special and best enjoyed over 2 nights. If you arrive after a couple of weeks of rain you will be blessed as we were. The waterfall had great flow and there were lovely ferns and flowering plants. I suggest taking a fly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wanderlustz123
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

It is a long detour to visit Kings Canyon from either Uluru or Alice Springs however definitely worth the effort. The rim walk is not to be missed. A definite highlight of our Central Australian holiday.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We decided for the Kings Canyon Rim Walk, 6 km loop, ideal time was for 3 to 4 hours, moderate to difficult grade. We started at 7.03. This is the official description of the walk: The Rim Walk allows walkers to gain spectacular panoramic views...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tumfave815
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I came here as part of an organised tour run by AAT Kings. The walk around the rim started at sunrise and took about 3-4 hours. The initial climb is quite steep with lots of steps but it is well worth the effort for the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valerie K
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We had the time so after a couple of days at Uluru and Kata-Tjuta we caught a bus to Kings Canyon. We spent the night so we would be able to do the rim walk at sunrise. It was definitely worth the trip. We allowed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We took the short walk. You can take long walks and go up to the top. Even the short walk was great. Yes visit this park

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Rugged ranges, rockholes and moist gorges make up this park and it's amazing to be able to walk through and enjoy it. We managed the Kings Creek Walk before altering our perspective and heading in to do a helicopter trip over it. What I can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 12 March 2018

キングスキャニオンリムウォーク6kmをするために、 エアーズロックからレンタカーで305km走り、 キングスキャニオンリゾートに1泊しました。 気温・入山時間等の入場制限があるので事前の下調べが必要です。 4月から9月が暑くなく、散策に適しているそうです。 Watarrkaの温度が36℃以上の日には、 Kings Canyon Rim Walkと South Wall Return Walkへのアクセスが制限されます。 ・KINGS CANYON RIM WALK 1周6㎞ CLOSE 9:00以降36℃以上でClose ・SOUTH WALL WALK 往復4.8km CLOSE 11:00以降36℃以上でClose ・KINGS CREEK WALK 往復2km OPEN (クリークは平坦な入り江往復) ・GILES TRACK 22㎞ 1or 2days one way (ツアーで1日歩き通り抜けコースのようです) 朝5時にモーニングを食べ、 8:20にKINGS CANYON RIM...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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