Ormiston Gorge Campground - NT

  Camp Fee


DEG: -23.63316 132.72702
DMS: 23º 37' 59.37" S 132º 43' 37.27" E
UTM: 53 K 7384542mN 268121mE
Altitude: 682.01m


Address & Contact

West Macdonnell National Park
Northern Territory 0872
Phone: +618 8956 7799
Email: N/A
Web: https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/find-a-park/find-a-park-to-visit/ormiston-gorge


The area has an interesting range of native plants and animals including a number of relict plant species from Central Australia's tropical past. A number of walks can be taken here - short accessible walks for all skill levels and abilities; half day circuit walks and overnight walks.

The park is also an important fauna refuge, with the rediscovery of the Central rock-rat in 1997.

You can camp in the designated campsite, though fees do apply.Campsite bookings need to be made in person at the Ormiston Gorge kiosk. Bookings are on a first come, first serve basis. If you're a visitor to the Northern Territory, this park requires you to have a park pass. The drive-in campground is accessible to all vehicle types including caravans. Ormiston Gorge is a category C campground and offers more facilities than other sites in Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park.

At the camp there are information signs, gas barbecues, kiosk, drinking water which must treated before drinking, birdwatching, walking, tracks, picnic area, ranger station - for emergency contact only, public toilets, showers and disabled access.

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Closest Weather Station

Alice Springs Airport at 23/10:00am CST
Distance from Ormiston Gorge Campground 119.58km E
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Closest Climatic Station

Distance from Ormiston Gorge Campground 95.47km NW
Mean Max. °C38.037.234.631.825.822.122.825.431.134.435.336.4
Mean Min. °C22.922.320.
Mean Rain mm46.039.248.616.322.815.512.

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