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West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is highly recommended.. At the end of August I took a bus trip with Emu Run tours. The wonderful Eva was our tour guide. her knowledge of the area is exceptional. I found the tour timed to perfection with enough time at each...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Significant fires earlier in the year have caused extensive loss of cover but this really is extraordinary country with really great walks. There was surprisingly little wildlife around but the geology of the area is superb and fascinating.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank John P
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Recently I accompanied by my wife and two friends were fortunate enough to do this tour with Emu run tours, this was a small group tour and our tour guide was Kirsty. Kirsty made this tour fantastic, great and enjoyable for all members of this...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank zip048
Reviewed 28 July 2019

We travelled this way from Kings Canyon on our way to Alice Springs, stopping at each gorge along the way. Due to the dry year, there wasnt alot of water in each but theyre still good to see. We saw them a few years ago...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank malleegirl
Reviewed 11 June 2019

So many gorges and interesting sops across the entire Macdonnell ranges. We took over a week to see most of it and there is still some to see when we return.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank thingsthatareunique
Reviewed 14 May 2019

Great day well planned fabulous food brilliznt guide Kieren.Recommend you do it The stops were well distanced and planned.Not too much walking.A great day.Remember fly masks tho.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Foxgroun
Reviewed 10 May 2019

Emu Tours do it again! A splendid day tour of the West Mac Ranges with our informative, text book guide, Bluey. A middle of the road start at 7.30am when we hit the bitumen. Not far out of town is John Flynn's resting place, the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jayne J
Reviewed 1 May 2019

A visit to Austraillia would not be complete without a trip to the MacDonnell Ranges. There is so much to see and experience here at the Ranges. All you need to remember is make sure that you have plenty of water as you can easily...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HA60
Reviewed 18 February 2019 via mobile

The macdonnell ranges is an amazing place. Everywhere we stoped was suitable for all cars and was filled pathed all the way to the water. Grassed areas and picnic tables to stop have lunch. No matter which direction you go you are bond to have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daniellef472
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Along the MacDonnell Ranges a series of attractions are found. In one day we visited Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm (Angkerle Atwatye), Ellery Creek Big Hole, Ochre Pits, Ormiston Gorge, and Redbanks Gorge. And have a swim in one of them. Most have parking and toilets.

Date of experience: October 2018
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