West Macdonnell National Park

  • Address: Central Australia NT 0800, Australia, Alice Springs
  • Phone: +61-889518211
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, National Park, Park, Camp, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature

West Macdonnell National Park - Review

The West MacDonnell National Park is a vast piece of land the lies to the west of Alice Springs which naturally came into existence by the climatic conditions of nature. The gorges in the park hold a wide collection of animals and plants some of which belong to the tropical forest era. The park is ideal for several activities like; picnicking, cycling, swimming, bushwalking, barbecues and camping.

West Macdonnell National Park Information

  • To get the best of the park, choose to walk around it.

West Macdonnell National Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • The best time to visit the park is between April to October.

How To reach West Macdonnell National Park by Public Transport

  • Train: Alice Springs Train Station
  • MacDonnell Train Station
  • Bus: Lyndavale Drive

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  • West Macdonnell National Park Address: Central Australia NT 0800, Australia, Alice Springs
  • West Macdonnell National Park Contact Number: +61-889518211
  • West Macdonnell National Park Price: Free
  • Time required to visit West Macdonnell National Park: 05:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting West Macdonnell National Park

  • 93.28% of people who visit Alice Springs include West Macdonnell National Park in their plan

  • 67.31% of people start their West Macdonnell National Park visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see West Macdonnell National Park

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting West Macdonnell National Park

People normally club together Alice Springs Desert Park and Larapinta Trail while planning their visit to West Macdonnell National Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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West Macdonnell National Park, Alice Springs Reviews

  • The West MacDonnell National Park is huge, but most of the tourist interest is centred around the waterholes and gorges. Most of these have picnic areas with gas barbecues, and some of them have inexpensive car camping facilities. I was walking through the National Park on the Larapinta Trail over sixteen days, and found every day to be scenic and fascinating.

  • Beautiful!! Make sure you come well prepared with food/water & you'll enjoy it more

  • Beaut place to spend a whole day lots of lovely scenery out the Glen Helen turnoff and do the loop coming back through Hermansburg and see Albert Namajiras house good feed @ Glen Helen.

  • Lots of great natural attractions - spectacular views and helpful information provided.

  • Visited Palm Valley. Definitely 4WD. Lovely drive with little challenges except when we arrived had to park SUV and walk a little...but your vehicle and you might be sturdier and carry on. Though a vehicle pulling a trailer dropped it at same point. Lovely camping ground 4km before Palm Valley. Supplies gas cooking toilets and showers. Ranger living in area available in emergencies.

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