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Kings Canyon

Watarrka National Park, Red Centre, Northern Territory | Via Luritja Road Or Larapinta Drive, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8956 7460
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USD 60.41*
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Kings Canyon Guided Rim Walk
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USD 76.52*
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Kings Canyon Helicopter Tour
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USD 189.30*
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Kings Canyon Day Trip from Ayers Rock
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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 of the Canyon which takes about an hour. Please note that in hot weather where the forecast is to be 36 degrees celsius and above, there are access restrictions to some walks.
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Watarrka National Park, Red Centre, Northern Territory | Via Luritja Road Or Larapinta Drive, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8956 7460
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I haven't had a rim experience like that since Mack's Tavern back in '06!! 10 out of 10, would rim again.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Kings Canyon Rim walk - exhilerating once you've finished it but hard going for those a little unfit. Once you've mastered the initial 550 steep rock steps at the beginning of the excursion then things get a little easier. Six kilometres of rocks and some...More

Thank WoodyOnHols
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed at Kings Canyon Resort for 1 night to make the most of seeing the Watarrka National Park (approx 300klms from Ayers Rock). We saw sunset and sunrise over Kings Canyon - spectacular! There are several walks available at Kings Canyon - we chose...More

Thank Niftys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing day out. Jason and Tom were great, very knowledgeable and informative. They made the day fun as well. Everywhere we went they explained all options fully. This trip is a must do if you are in the area. Thanks for some...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are 2 walks a short 2 klms one for average fit people and a long scenic walk around 8 klms which was very challenging and very beautiful.

Thank Katy44b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not know what to expect when we arrived, so we did the short walk - just over one hour return and quite level in most parts. The next day we took the rim walk which is reasonably severe in parts. This took us 5...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Watarrka National Park is an amazing place. There are a couple treks one could take here, depending on time and/or fitness level. The first one is a shorter Creek Walk that's 1.5km and takes roughly 45 minutes. This is a less demanding and more leisurely...More

1  Thank Slim5144
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are ever in the area do not leave without going here, but plan to spend at least a half a day just looking around the colours of the area are just awsome

Thank Exemail93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My best fd"s boyfriend drive us 4 hours from Yulara (Uluru) to King"s Canyon. We take the Kings rim walk which is of around 3 hrs. I failed to realize thats a long walk, so I did not bring enough food. Luckily, some nice people...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommend that several days be spent in this area, so much to see. Do the rim walk early in the morning before it gets too hot. The other walks can be done in the afternoon. Two are suitable for wheelchairs. Many birds to be seen...More

Thank LynQPerth
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Donna B
15 July 2017|
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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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