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Standley Chasm Kiosk

1 Jay Creek Road | Hugh NT 0872, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 8 8956 7440
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Private Tour: Half-Day West MacDonnell Ranges 4WD Tour
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- the jewel of the Arrernte/Central desert region,50kms west of Alice Springs off Larapinta drive, surrounded by MacDonnell Ranges National Park, Access via natural riverbed trail (1.2km/20min walk),natural growth rare cycads Macromesia Macdonelliae , protected by statute Spectacular 80m sheer face rock passage, optimum viewing time in Noon, direct sunlightKiosk Café - Fresh Ground Café, Scones, Icecreams, Meatpies, SodaGroup catering by bookings only Other menus -Grills /salad luncheon,TeasSouvenir shop & local Aboriginal crafts jewellery artefactsGood coach parking facilities – picnic tables/BBQBasic Facilities for Camping for walkers/groups
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“entry fee” (17 reviews)
“larapinta trail” (19 reviews)
LOCATION
1 Jay Creek Road | Hugh NT 0872, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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+61 8 8956 7440
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"entry fee"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful walk"
in 7 reviews
"larapinta trail"
in 19 reviews
"easy walk"
in 12 reviews
"creek bed"
in 6 reviews
"west macs"
in 7 reviews
"toilet facilities"
in 5 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 5 reviews
"rock formations"
in 4 reviews
"take your time"
in 4 reviews
"the west macdonnell ranges"
in 7 reviews
"simpsons gap"
in 6 reviews
"morning tea"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"red centre"
in 6 reviews
"path"
in 27 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great landscape and if you make the effort to read the signs you can learn a lot about the area and history. Lovely staff at the kiosk and food quite ok.

Thank EvaErmis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful trail follows a small creek to the chasm. We spotted several different birds on the short walk. It was early morning so the sun was coming in from the opposite side. It was very beautiful.

Thank Suzanne C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful afternoon at Standley Chasm. I enjoyed a delicious home cooked lunch in the beautiful Cafe then went for a walk into the stunning Chasm. Caroline and Ray run the cafe and were both welcoming, friendly and great to talk with. The...More

Thank j0dster212
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Today I did the half day cultural tour with Rhonda! I cant recommended this enough. She is such a beautiful lady and it simply warmed my soul to be around her. She taught me about traditional medicine, bush tucker but most of all her art!...More

Thank Mandy F
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

The Standley Chasm is a beautiful site to visit with some interesting geography along with the native plant life and wildlife to see. It is also accompanied by a large cafe which has some great food and wonderful dessert, and the people who run the...More

Thank Purple_Pete_Screen
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

While we only purchased our entry to the walk at the kiosk and didn't spend any other time there, the lady who sold us the tickets was able to share some great information and insight to the walk and ultimately our destination - Standley Chasm....More

Thank Gerad - Nicki C
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Nice kiosk, good toilet facilities and about a 15 minute walk to the Chasm. We were the only ones there the day we went so it was very nice to be able to take photos without having other tourists there. The flies were the worst...More

Thank Colmich
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

This is a laid back place with mainly backpackers doing the work. Very friendly and more or less efficient.

Thank SirRacket
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

another beautiful place where you would love to have paddle in the water Rock formations are beautiful to look at almost a three sisters formation

Thank janice F
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

This place is a total rip off, you pay $12 per person, and when you get there literally nothing to see except a gap and no water, on top of that you cannot get a good photo because there are so many people around and...More

Thank pioneertraveller
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Sam O
10 April 2017|
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Response from Standley_Chasm | Property representative |
Standley Chasm ANGKERLE ATWATYE is a significant Aboriginal cultural site, operated commercially as a tourist enterprise by the local Arrernte Community. It is independently owned, NOT by NT Parks & Wildlife, and receives NO... More
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