Northern Territories Kings Canyon Tours (Watarrka)

Kings Canyon Tours (Watarrka)

Northern Territories Kings Canyon Tours (Watarrka) 2020

Walk on this ancient red canyon that is positioned at the beautiful George Gill Range! This 400-million-year-old canyon soars 100m above Kings Creek to a plateau of rocky domes!  The Watarrka National Park is home to this unique landscape.  The Park is home to over 750 different species of plants, 60 of them being rare and unique to the region.  

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Tours to Kings Canyon

Many tours operating in the Northern Territory has Kings Canyon as a feature.  Book all your tours featuring Kings Canyon with Mulgas Adventures and enjoy the best tour experience ever! 

Kings Canyon

There are many ways to see Kings Canyon.  As such, choose the ones that suit you, combine them to make a spellbinding hiking tour!  Experience the magic played by light at sunrise on the sandstone, displaying an array of oranges and reds!  Here are some of the things you can engage in while you are here;

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  • Kings Canyon Rim Walk

Go on a guided hike to the rim of Kings Canyon!  Enjoy spectacular views of the National Park in this stunning landscape consisting of sandstone cliffs, caves, chasms and secret waterholes!  The Rim Walk can last 3-4 hours.  Please note that the Rim Walk is only offered during the cooler months.

  • Creek Bed Walk

The Creek Bed Walk serves as an easier alternative for those not so fit for the physically challenging hike!  

  • The Lost City

The Priscilla’s Crack on Kings Canyon takes you to the first look out across the canyon.  The marvellous sandstone domes resemble an ancient city, thus rightfully earning the name “The Lost City”.

  • Garden of Eden

Descend the stairs down to the idyllic Garden of Eden with its lush vegetation and the sacred waterhole.  Experience the inexplicable feelings that creep up your heart and fill your soul!  The Rim Walk takes you on a 6 km circuit transcending down into the Garden of Eden.  Follow the path to the top to be awarded by the magical experience of admiring the 360o panoramas.

  • Scenic Helicopter Flights

The scenic helicopter flight gives you indeed a view like none other!  It offers you the majestic rise and fall of the sandstone domes and the geological wonders of Kings Canyon!  Choose from the following, each one taking you deeper into the canyon and the Watarrka National Park;

    • Kings Canyon – 8-minute fly over
    • Kings Canyon and Carmichaels Crag – (over the domes of the Lost City and down onto the Garden of Eden before heading towards Carmichaels Crag) – 15 minutes
    • Kings Canyon, Carmichaels Crag and George Gilles Range – 30 minutes
  • Other Features

  Self-guided 22 km Giles Track from Kings Canyon to Kathleen Springs

  4WD Safaris/quad bike tours

  Memorable Aboriginal experiences 

  Bushwalks and wildlife spotting

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