Travel Blogs from Glen Helen, Australia

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My sunburnt country, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

My sunburnt country

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... the second time around. We lunched back at the resort then headed off around the Mereenie Loop Road - a 100km dirt track to Glen Helen. Although the track was relatively flat, it was dreadfully corrugated. After 3 hours it felt like a full body ...

The gorgeous Gorges, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

The gorgeous Gorges

A travel blog entry by rfjagger

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... and I were able to touch the sides.     Next we continued down Namatjira Drive for a further 100 kms until we arrived at Glen Helen Resort around 4.00 pm.            Today was the first time that we have had to ...

Outback - 3, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Outback - 3

A travel blog entry by rtw1314

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3. Tag (Kings Creek Station - Kings Canyon - Glen Helen)So, am dritte Tag hei mir scho fasch chöne usschlafe, es isch ersch am 5i Tagwach gsi. Nachere churze fahrt hei mir e Wanderig im Kings Canyon gmacht. Pro Person heimer ganzi drü Liter Wasser ...

Gorgeous Gorges & More Mighty Mountains, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Gorgeous Gorges & More Mighty Mountains

A travel blog entry by muzzarox

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... Glen Helen Resort without stopping in to view any of the many gorges along the way was beautifully scenic everywhere you looked. Glen Helen Resort was a great little campground with nightly entertainment and a bar and restaurant. The park is right at the ...

Beating the system - heading into Glen Helen Gorge, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Beating the system - heading into Glen Helen Gorge

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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... some of the crisps were worth salvaging, even that did not last for too long though! After lunch we wandered down to the beautiful Glen Helen Gorge. This was just steps away from our camp. We had been given the impression that the only way into the gorge ...

Gorge-ous Glen Helen, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Gorge-ous Glen Helen

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... traveller of him yet... After scoffing several slices of Nutella on toast we head to Hans to grab her and Rach before setting off to Glen Helen Gorge resort! We stop into Alice Springs for a coffee on the way, to have a walk in the centre and suss out ...

Cruising the Western Macs.., Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Cruising the Western Macs..

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... most disappointing stop... or maybe thats only compared to the wonders of Ormiston Gorge... was the end of the sealed road at Glen Helen resort. A smaller and less impressive relative of the other gorges, it did at least boast a large waterhole, lined ...

MacDonnell Ranges, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

MacDonnell Ranges

A travel blog entry by fabianbecker

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... Adler und zahlreiche andere Voegel sowie einen Dingo. Bevor wir uns um unser Nachtlager kuemmerten ging es noch 2km weiter in die Glen Helen Gorge. Hier bahnt sich der Finke River, der aelteste Fluss der Welt, seinen Weg durch die Ranges. Mt. Sonder, ...

Heading Bush Day 9: Kings Canyon Rim Walk, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Heading Bush Day 9: Kings Canyon Rim Walk

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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Today more walking would occur. A lot more walking. In fact, part of this walk is actually known as Heart Attack hill. Oh fucking fantastic, I'll just shit myself now then shall I? The trouble with these walks is that they're very much Had To Be There ...

Erstmals Outbackluft schnuppern, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Erstmals Outbackluft schnuppern

A travel blog entry by 3110280477

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Glen Helen resort, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Glen Helen resort

A travel blog entry by emkay100

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... nbsp; We then decided we would instead head to Glen Helen for the night before tackling the Tanami the following day. To get to Glen Helen we decided to drive the Mereenie Loop road - 200 Km of corrugated dirt was how the lady at King's Canyon ...

West McDonnell ranges, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

West McDonnell ranges

A travel blog entry by sywert

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Magnificent Mountain ranges with gorges, lakes and climable peaks for scenic ...

DAY 233 - WEST MACDONNELL TO GLEN HELEN - POUND, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

DAY 233 - WEST MACDONNELL TO GLEN HELEN - POUND

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... at the Ormiston Gorge Campground again tonight as we wanted power so we got in the camper and drove about 10 kilometres to the Glen Helen Resort. It was basically a roadhouse with a caravan park and it was right next to the walk trail to Glen Helen ...

Ich sehe rot, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Ich sehe rot

A travel blog entry by 3612251077

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... Road). Noch reizen wir zwar unseren 4WD Bus bei weitem nicht aus, trotzdem werden wird schon ziemlich heftig durchgeschüttelt. In Glen Helen teilt sich unsere Gruppe auf. Einige haben nur 3 Tage gebucht und fahren heute noch nach Alice Springs zurück. ...

On the banks of the Finke River, Glen Helen Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

On the banks of the Finke River

A travel blog entry by macshane

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We bush camped on the banks of the Finke River at 2 Mile and thoroughly enjoyed it - the view of Mt Sonder was stunning and we swam in the river instead of showering!! Explored the Redbank Gorge and Ormiston Gorge from here and experienced another ...

Mereenie Loop nach Glen Helen, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Mereenie Loop nach Glen Helen

A travel blog entry by muh30

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... besonderer Platz. In Glen Helen angekommen haben wir im Caravan Park eingecheckt und uns noch die Ormiston Gorge - eine beeindruckende Schlucht angesehen. Von der gleich neben dem Campground gelegenen Glen Helen Gorge waren wir eher enttaeuscht. ...

The West MacDonnell Ranges, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

The West MacDonnell Ranges

A travel blog entry by helenlear

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... the first time since we’d set off so we slept in Billy rather than setting the tent up. We’d planned a swim in Glen Helen Gorge the following morning but it was still rather chilly when we got up and after our experience with Ellery Creek the ...

COLORFUL WESTERN  RANGES & COOL GORGES, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

COLORFUL WESTERN RANGES & COOL GORGES

A travel blog entry by kathandsheila

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... remote location, but was going back home to Byron Bay on Monday after a month entertaining tourists and travellers at Glen Helen Resort. Monday dawned cloudy and we slept late, wandered down to the Glen Helen Gorge where the Finke ...

Ormiston Gorge, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Ormiston Gorge

A travel blog entry by thegrafs

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Getting ready for our day adventuring this morning, Jason banged his head very hard on the corner of the caravan bed today. Ouch.  He had his eyes down chasing something that had blown out of the car and ran, smack, right into the corner.  He ...

Glen Helen Gorge, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Glen Helen Gorge

A travel blog entry by thegrafs

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... told we had to arrive early.  No luck, all places were taken.  There was only about 10 sites, so we moved on to Glen Helen Resort, which was only 4kms up the road.  We walked up to the Glen Helen Gorge to have a look.  Luckily it ...

West MacDonnell Ranges, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

West MacDonnell Ranges

A travel blog entry by hortonsholiday

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After leaving Alice Springs we drove the 180km's out to Glen Helen in the West MacDonnell Ranges. This part of central Australia actually used to be full of tropical forests and the low mountainous ridge itself is thought to be around 300 million ...

Ellery Creek to Alice Springs, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Ellery Creek to Alice Springs

A travel blog entry by deepblueyonder

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After our third night camping at Ellery Creek Big Hole Campsite and shaking the ice off the caravan we said goodbye to the guys from Newstead that we first met in Marree and headed to Standley Chasm. We arrived there just before midday to see the sun ...

West Macdonnell Ranges, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

West Macdonnell Ranges

A travel blog entry by kleebs

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... and didn't want to leave. Anyway it was pack up time again as we were headed into the West Mcdonald Ranges to stay at the Glen Helen Resort. We arrived nice and early 12.00am so we could take our time setting up and have the afternoon to explore.  ...

Shakey bumpy road to Glen Helen Gorge, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Shakey bumpy road to Glen Helen Gorge

A travel blog entry by reidysroaming

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... road ahead. Boy was the last 6km the worst of the corrugations bumpy, lumpy & harsh. At 11.30am we finally arrived at Glen Helen Resort. Beautiful red cliff face behind the resort. It’s a little run down here & very basic but it’ll do ...

Day 26: West Macdonnell Ranges, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Day 26: West Macdonnell Ranges

A travel blog entry by mebsbobat

... it was going to take) and the couple were from Inverness; only 100 miles from Aberdeen! After snapping a few photo's I headed straight to Glen Helen Resort and was totally amazed at the setting and such a perfect camping spot for a couple of nights. I was ...

Day 27: West Macdonnell Ranges, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Day 27: West Macdonnell Ranges

A travel blog entry by mebsbobat

... to scientists 142 million years ago. It was certainly quite a view from the lookout. Back at base camp, I walked 5 minutes towards Glen Helen Gorge itself and found to my delight a perfect watering hole for swimming in. I enjoyed cooling of in the water ...

Bushwalking in the middle of nowhere, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Bushwalking in the middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by chris_a

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Enjoyed a few quiet drinks at the Glen Helen Resort bar yesterday afternoon as we watched the sun set over Glen Helen Gorge before enjoying a good night's sleep - another cool desert night. The smoke haze from all the grass fires meant it was some time ...

Ormiston Gorge - Yep another gorge !!, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Ormiston Gorge - Yep another gorge !!

A travel blog entry by kleebs

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Pretty fresh when I made my early morning dash this morning, invigorating they say, right !!! Got the kids up and organised breakfast, as we only had today to explore yet some more gorges and rockpools etc.. I am looking forward to seeing the difference ...

Algunas mas de antes de llegar al desierto, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

Algunas mas de antes de llegar al desierto

A travel blog entry by que_alboroto

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The West Macs, Glen Helen, Australia travel blog

The West Macs

A travel blog entry by pumba

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Day 4 Start: Alice Springs End: Glen Helen Distance: 200 km Total: 1748 km Today we headed West, Into the Macdonnel Ranges. I was surprised at how accessible everything was. the main route was black top all the way, as were most of the access tracks to ...

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