Kings Canyon Resort Caravan Park and Campground

Camper trailer Camp kitchen Camping fee Caravan access Day use fee Disabled Dogs allowed Drinking water Dump point Fire prohibited Gas/electric barbecue Hot showers Information Kiosk/restaurant/food Picnic area Powered site Public phone Ranger Special campsite Toilets Vehicle-based camping Hiking trails Lookout Nature walk Scenic drives Swimming Walking trails

This privately owned resort is inside Watarrka National Park, 7 km north-east of Kings Canyon, off Luritja Rd. The camping area has powered and unpowered sites, in shady, grassed surrounds. The resort offers a wide range of facilities including bars, restaurants, swimming pool and tennis courts. Fuel is also available. There is a short walk to a spectacular sunset lookout with wonderful views to the escarpment. No fires are permitted.

Information

Who to contact: PWCNT Watarrka (08) 8956 7460 How to book: Kings Canyon Resort, Luritja Rd (08) 8956 7442 www.kingscanyonresort.com.au


This campsite is located in Watarrka National Park

This park of rugged ranges includes one of the most spectacular sites in the Red Centre – Kings Canyon, with its 100 m sheer rock walls protecting a lush gorge. The 3–4 hr Kings Canyon Rim Walk is one of the best half-day walks in the country, and at sunset the gorge cliffs light up. The detour to the Garden of Eden is worthwhile, and on hotter days provides welcome shade. There are several shorter walks, as well as the 22 km Giles Track which is suitable for overnight walkers carrying everything. Access to the park is via Luritja Rd, from the south-east, or the 4WD Mereenie Loop Rd.


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