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All reviews water hole dirt road west macs national park nice place to visit beautiful trees real oasis shady spots quick dip natural place short walk from the car park gum trees easy walk picnic area the west macdonnell ranges red rocks worth a stop
Ellery Creek is the biggest of the water holes and is a lovely spot to visit. Some shade if you want to relax and soak up the rugged scenery and water hole.
Water was freezing.
It is only 2 kms of unsealed road.
This is probably my favourite stop along the West MacDonnell NP road....its an easy drive in to the car park then a short walk to the beach area. There wasnt alot of water but still plenty to see and some were swimming. Ive seen it...More
How could one, not fall in love with this place. Just a short walk from the car park. You can camp nearby first in, first served basis. There are toilets here. Not much water here at present, but after some rain can be substantially more....More
This is a popular location to picnic and swim. While water levels low following a long period of dry weather, still plenty of swimming space. Just beware that in May, with little sun on the waterhole, the water temperature was arctic in its feel. Most...More
Saved the best for last, Ellery Creek Big Hole. Spectacular! There was a school excursion there and the children were paddling their canoes, they were camping there for the night.
Aside from that the water was clean and looked inviting, though we have been told...More