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The moon was out and the sun as well. We were walking on the path. There was another path with gravel.
There were grey rocks and red rocks.
We were walking in a beautiful place.
What was unique is that there was a lake at...More
Simpson Gap is the first attraction on MacDonnell Ranges drive and located less than 20 min drive from Alice Springs and can be reached by any kind of vehicle (it is popular with cyclists – they have their special cycling rout through bushland and bikes...More
This is a short walkable hike to Simpson's gap. View the red rocks near Alice Springs. We hiked about 4 pm and were lucky to see a family of rock wallabys on the cliff side. They are dark gray and blend in with the rocks...More
Simpsons Gap is about 20 km from Alice Springs, all on sealed roads so is quite accessible. At present there isn't much water in the waterhole at the gap, but the rock formations are impressive. Very easy to imagine the lizard dreaming on the eastern...More
Came here for a quick sunrise visit. It was somewhere between -6 and -1 in July.
If you are lucky you will get to see a Black-Footed Rock Wallaby that live there.
On the drive back from the gap, we got a very nice photo...More
About half an hour out of Alice with large parking area. Easily accessible with level pathways and information boards about the fauna and flora. Dry riverbed with water pool in centre of gorge. An interesting and picturesque place to stop at for an easy 1/2...More
One of the easiest most accessible gorges so one of the most popular. It is also the closest to Alice Springs so often the only one tourist get out to. An easy 10 min walk from the car park. If you can only see one...More
The rocks on the lower slopes are home to a colony of black footed rock wallabies. You have to have a sharp eye and patience to see them, but in quiet moments they are surprisingly active. We saw at least 4. As with all waterholes,...More
Recently visited with husband in a wheelchair and 14yr old son
Great little accessible walk along the river ( dry bed in winter)
Great sightseeing and animal spotting. Look for the rock wallabies in the right hand side sunning themselves in the late afternoon
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Simpsons Gap is 25 km more or less far from your hotel, but I do not know if it is possible to go with a public transport, most probably there are taxis, but I do not know the price of these... The visit is very... More
Simpsons Gap is 25 km more or less far from your hotel, but I do not know if it is possible to go with a public transport, most probably there are taxis, but I do not know the price of these... The visit is very recommendable! Do it! :-)