West MacDonnell Ranges- Half Day Trip from Alice Springs

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The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are extraordinary for their immensity and array of sunburnt oranges, maroons and purples. View spectacular outback scenery and take photos as we travel along through magnificent Outback Country, stopping at the many historic locations. As we depart town, we will stop at the historical Flynn’s Grave Memorial. Enjoy beautiful walks at both Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm.

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Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Starts: Alice Springs, Australia
Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours



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The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are extraordinary for their immensity and array of sunburnt oranges, maroons and purples. View spectacular outback scenery and take photos as we travel along through magnificent Outback Country, stopping at the many historic locations. As we depart town, we will stop at the historical Flynn’s Grave Memorial. Enjoy beautiful walks at both Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm.

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Stop At: John Flynn’s Grave Historical Reserve, Larapinta Drive 7kms to the west of Alice Springs near Mt Gillen, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia

The John Flynn’s Memorial Historical Reserve is just outside of Alice Springs. It is the resting place for the ashes of the Reverend John Flynn, the founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Simpsons Gap, Burt Plain NT 0872, Australia

Simpsons Gap is one of the most prominent gorges located in West MacDonnell Ranges. Once you arrive at Simpsons Gap, enjoy a guided walk through the towering cliffs to the waterhole. Keep an eye out for black-footed rock wallabies!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Standley Chasm Angkerle, Larapinta Drive, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 0872 Australia

Arrive at Angkerle (Standley Chasm), a must see natural attraction of Central Australia. Enjoy a walk along its stony watercourse, where you may see some bird and wildlife that inhabit the area. Afterwards enjoy a morning tea.

Duration: 1 hour



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