Simpsons Gap, Alice Springs

#8 of 22 in Outdoors in Alice Springs
Outdoor Activity · Hidden Gem
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  • There are prettier (Ellery Creek Big Hole) or more spectacular (Ormiston Gorge) water holes in the West MacDonnell Ranges but Simpsons Gap has the advantage of being close to Alice Springs. It is 24....  more »
  • A beautiful spot for some amazing photos and a nice walk, this is the place. Some fabulous unique gumtrees in the creek bed. Beautiful spot for a picnic rug and some lovely food and a drink. The...  more »
  • This is a sacred place. It seems untouched by time. The rocks have been shaped by eons of wind, rain and sunlight. I just felt so peaceful, even though I was sinking up tk my ankles in some of the sandy spots! I recommend that any traveller needs to put this on their bucket list. It is a truly unforgettable place.
  • We hiked the Larapinta trail back in early July and went through Simpson gap. Not only did we see beautiful rock formation and nature, we also met a very friendly nat park ranger who took time to speak with all the visitors and point out wallabies and birds.
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