Kings Canyon - NT



DEG: -24.25526 131.571228
DMS: 24º 15' 18.94" S 131º 34' 16.42" E
UTM: 52 J 7315105mN 761062mE
Altitude: 625.39m


Place Type

Geography - Gorge


121.51kms South of Papunya - Driving 274 km (7 hod
124.89kms NorthEast of Yulara - Driving 301 km (3 hod
127.66kms West of Hermannsburg - Driving 206 km (4 hod
247.46kms SouthEast of Kintore - Driving 547 km (20 hod

Address & Contact

Watarrka National Park
Northern Territory 0872
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Kings Canyon lies within the Watarrka National Park and is one of the must visit sites in the Red Centre.
Located 4-5 hrs drive from Alice Springs and 3-4 hrs from Ayers Rock/Uluru.

A 6 km loop walk takes you along the north rim through pagoda-like rock formations and over ancient ripple marks. Descend via steep stairs to cross the creek then up and along the south rim from where the sheer faces of the canyon walls can be seen up close.

Campground, resort/motel, pub, fuel all available 10km from the main site.
See map for specific sites of interest and more information.
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Closest Climatic Station

Distance from Kings Canyon 4.61km SW
Mean Max. °C38.536.634.430.624.721.321.624.429.432.834.936.1
Mean Min. °C23.623.020.616.710.
Mean Rain mm34.847.135.513.921.416.115.95.711.228.448.537.2

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