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Simpsons Gap tours from Alice Springs
to the West MacDonnell ranges in Australia
Sightseeing day tour to the West MacDonnell Ranges from Alice
Springs in Northern Territory Australia.
The West Mac's are a mighty mountain range - their majesty
takes most people by surprise. We travel along them all day
- stopping at beautiful gorges and waterholes as we go.
In the warmer months make sure you put your bathers in to
enjoy a refreshing swim at Ormiston Gorge or Ellery Creek
Bighole and include Simpsons Gap.
Ormiston Gorge tours from Alice Springs and return to the
Western MacDonnell ranges in Australia.
details here for a one day tour from Alice Springs and return
to th West MacDonnells
Simpsons Gap, West MacDonnell National Park
A number of scenic gaps pierce the West MacDonnell Ranges.
One of these is Simpsons Gap, site of one of the most prominent
waterholes in the region. The area is an important spiritual
site to the Arrarnta Aboriginal people, where several dreaming
trails and stories cross.
dawn or dusk Simpsons gap it is renowned as a place to see
Black-footed Rock-wallabies along the gap's short walking
Good examples of many of the vegetation communities of the
MacDonnell Ranges are found in the Simpsons Gap area, including
large stands of Mulga, and the area around the gap is a major
stronghold for some of the rare and relict plants of the region.
It is accessible all year round with the cooler months (April
to September) being the most pleasant.
The Visitor Information Centre is just past the entrance
gate and offers a good introduction for first time visitors.
The displays highlights points of interest within the park
and provides information on the areas natural and cultural
• The towering cliffs of the Simpsons Range
• The permanent waterhole
• Abundant wildlife
• A large variety of walking trails and thousands of frogs
after summer rains.
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