Scenic Glen Helen Gorge

Glen Helen Gorge

Located 132 kilometres from Alice Springs, in the outskirts of the western reaches of West MacDonnell Ranges, the Glen Helen Gorge with its permanent waterhole.

It is a favourite overnight spot for drivers travelling from Alice Springs to the Red Centre by road. You can enjoy majestic views of the West MacDonnell Ranges and Mount Sondor from the Gorge.

The gorge and its waterhole are home to a diversity of bird and fish species. The waterhole has 9 species of fish from the Finke River as well as migrating birds.

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