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Located in Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon known for its 100–meter-high sheer cliff walls. There are a variety of walks, the most popular is the Rim Walk which is a 3-4 hour walk with a steep start. Kings Creek Walk is a gentle walk at the base...more
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Watarrka National Park, Red Centre, Northern Territory | Via Luritja Road Or Larapinta Drive, Northern Territory, Australia
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All reviews garden of eden take your time steep climb creek bed initial climb great walk ayers rock well worth the effort lots of water highlight of our trip early in the morning start early views are spectacular heart attack hill easy walk three hours hour hike
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

Did the full rim walk as well as the garden of eden, the hardest part is the stairs at the start after that it's easy, pretty flat most of the way. Amazing landscape, if you're there in summer start before sunrise as the heat gets...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sophiebG6557YK
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

As an older person wasn't sure I could walk the whole thing,so just chose to walk to the top,which was enough. Spectacular scenery,deep gorges and the wonderful color of it all.Not such hard walking but a bit of clambering in a few places which would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 420mayam
Reviewed 26 December 2018

This was our last trip of our lifetime adventure, we'd set out from Ayers Rock Resort at 4.05 a.m. and had a small break at Kings Creek Station. Our guide was the awesome Hayley and we had a choice of either doing the rim walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mparveen0310
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

We researched Kings Canyon Rim Walk,and we determined that it's around 310 km from Yulara, plus the walk will be strenuous at the beginning We departed the hotel 4:30 and arrived at the carpark and began the walk around 8:00am. The first stage was approximately...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank adiek2016
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We were on the stairs by about 6.15am and they were brutal. Younger, fitter people were finding it much easier than I did, but there are plenty of places to stop on the way up to check out the view before reaching the top, about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Gabrielle D
Reviewed 3 December 2018

My wife surprised me by doing the 6km rim walk and finishing pretty strongly with a dicky knee ! We got away around 9am and completed in 3 & a bit hours in a 32C Temp ! Take plenty of water and enjoy this spectacular...More

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

My family and I did the Kings Canyon Rim walk and we loved it. Due to the heat we started at 5:30 in the morning , and the sunrise was incredible. Our favorite hike in Australia so far! Do not miss.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank chantalguy2017
Reviewed 26 November 2018

The Kings Canyon Rim Walk is a worthwhile exercise, many people can complete when you make an early start, especially in the warmer season. The first climb is a bit challenging but no big deal for fit people. If you have vertigo just dont look...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank huys25
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Loved our recent visit to Kings Canyon. A long way from anywhere but worth the effort to visit. The rim walk around the canyon is a “must see”. Spectacular colours and awesome landscape. A highlight of our Central Australian holiday. We were even lucky enough...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 21 November 2018

We travelled to Kings Canyon as part of a tour. It is quite remote, but the resort has everything you need for a comfortable night's stay. We rose early the next morning to go on a couple of iconic walks. The Rim Walk of about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Thetribe6
28 February 2018|
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Response from razor908 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a long journey and detour, but my kids preferred this to Uluru (11 and 8yrs). They still talk about the exploring here. Less touristy and more ‘do your own thing’.
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Donna B
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Response from Liesl132015 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous reply - AAT Kings are the best. I'd wholeheartedly recommend a trip out to Kings Canyon with them. Its a long drive from Ayers Rock and walking the canyon can take over 3 hours with plenty of photo... More
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