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West of Maryvale Station | Chambers Pillar Road, off Old South Road, 160 kilometres south of Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 429 263 437
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

A long drive on sandy tracks south east of Alice brings you to Chambers Pillar which can bee seen from a long way off. We encountered camels and dingoes along the way and camped the night. Camp ground is basic but adequate with designated areas...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 10 October 2018

4 of us travelled with Sandrifters Tours - a small family company- in a Toyota Prado for the 4WD journey to Chamber’s Pillar. Mark our guide, was excellent and is passionate and enthusiastic about his profession. He has a tons of local knowledge and lots...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Drove out from Alice Springs with another family. Bit of corrugation for the first 100km. Stopped in at Maryville Station. From there on the road was heavily rutted with two patches of deep bulldust. Pillar was great with carved history. Stayed the night in tents...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StevenR245
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

One of the centres amazing rock formations to visit. There is more to see than just the Pillar as there are several other interesting rock formations in the area. The history behind it and the explorers who carved their name in the rock makes it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A stunning place to visit and well worth the walk as one winds around the mountains and vegetation - the sun plays a pivotal role in adding to the beauty of Nature's realm.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Panny
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Drove out to Chambers Pillar from Alice Springs on a 4WD vehicle, about 140km south of Alice, a cracking drive through stunning Outback scenery. From Maryvale, you definitely need a 4WD but it's great fun driving and good experience for a novice 4WD driver (like...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank IanCowieson
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This reserve is quite a distance from Alice Springs, but has a basic campground at a modest fee. We found that the sunset was far more beautiful than the sun rise. A lovely quiet place to camp, but must have a self contained camper. Access...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Schony29
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We had a nice drive out to the pillar and had a good look around I do recommend staying out there for the night to really enjoy the area fully

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Noel W
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We have tried many times to organize a tour to this historic landmark.....finally did so with Outback Elite Tours of Alice Springs.It was a 40 degree day, but the custom tour in an air conditioned vehicle with an excellent guide (Chris) made it pleasant. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BarryKiama_Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2017

From Alice Springs it is approx 180 kms on a good but dirt and sand road. (approx 2.5 hours). On your travel, take care of dips and crests and of course bull-dust, however, they tell you to use four wheel drive and we never had...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank Xanerin
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