Travel Blogs from Kings Canyon, Australia

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Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Watarrka National Park

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Kings Canyon is probably the next most visited site in the centre of Australia after the Uluru-Kata Juta region. It's a very impressive gorge in one of the regions many sandstone ranges. The rim walk is a 3 hour trek that starts from the mouth of the ...

It's a mighty big rock!, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

It's a mighty big rock!

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... Clark said we could sleep in until 7am as we couldn't climb the canyon until daylight anyway. I have waited 18 years to revisit Kings Canyon. I was so impressed with it the first time - back then there was no resort, no toilets or showers, no established ...

Up, around and between, Central Australia, Australia travel blog

Up, around and between

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... camels (i know, in Australia!?!) and lizards at the side of the road, it was really hot and full of annoying flies. Our first stop was Kings Canyon where we had to climb up heart attack hill to get to the top, it really lived up to its name as well. Once ...

Gone Walkabout, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Gone Walkabout

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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We took a 4am bus from Ayers Rock to Kings Canyon, a "Geographical Wonder" about 300 miles from the rock. Its a national park containing a massive canyon which you can walk into and around and its full of wierd and wonderful wildlife and shapes. We ...

The Garden of Eden, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

The Garden of Eden

A travel blog entry by wanderlustcat

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... predicted, the five o'clock wake up, after three days of other early awakenings, leaves me cranky and feeling wrecked. we drive out to Kings Canyon and I charge ahead on pure vim; it's not that I'm energetic, it's that I don't want to hike with anyone ...

Kings Canyon and Bush Camp, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Kings Canyon and Bush Camp

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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Hey all, Today we started our 3 day tour of the Outback with a visit to Kings Canyon. After a long drive and travelling 320 km we arrived in Watarrka National Park and the George Gill Range where the Kings Canyon is situated. The walls of Kings Canyon are ...

Uluru - Big Red Rock, Yalarra, Australia travel blog

Uluru - Big Red Rock

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... later and we were treated to a running commentary and potted history by our driver. It seems that all bus/coach drivers in Australia have to take a course in stand-up comedy and so the speil was punctuated with one-liners and other more laboured attempts ...

You sure this is an ancient sea bed?, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

You sure this is an ancient sea bed?

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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Up once again at 5.30, after a great sleep under the stars, in order to catch the sunrise in spectacular Kings Canyon. Not as popular a destination as Uluru, it's still magnificent in its own way and was good to get up there early (before the hordes ...

The Disrespectful Droves, King's Canyon, Australia travel blog

The Disrespectful Droves

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Life on Mars - Day 3, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Life on Mars - Day 3

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... hot here and the morning is the only time you can hike!!!! So up at 4.30am and a short drive to the bottom of Kings Canyon. A three hour hike was ahead of us through the Canyon, starting with hike up heart attack hill, nice hey. During the walk ...

Swagman, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Swagman

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... poured onto the bus for the start of 3 days together around the red centre sights starting with a 4.5 hour drive to Kings Canyon. Having ploughed this route for around 15 months now Glenn emphasized the importance of drinking water above all else ...

Three Kings, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Three Kings

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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... a cool dip whilst Tilly looked on in awe. Not so easy for a lady, with no towel! Maybe nudism would take off at Kings Canyon? Now comes the tricky bit, Wayne working out how to change back with people around?????? After 5-10 minutes of brain ticking, a ...

The Outback Part 1, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

The Outback Part 1

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... permit to cross Aboriginal land on board we turned right onto the Mereenie Loop Road, 155 kilometres of red dirt leading to Kings Canyon.  Sylvia drove the more difficult and scenic first third.  Falling behind schedule Jason took the wheel and ...

Kings Canyon and Rainbow Valley, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Kings Canyon and Rainbow Valley

A travel blog entry by brownsltd

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... Having had our gravel fix, it was time to get back out onto the bitumen and up to the MacDonnell Ranges. Highlights of Kings Canyon and Rainbow Valley: -          Kings Canyon o   Rim Walk ...

A lecture on the USA to the Students of Lilydale, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

A lecture on the USA to the Students of Lilydale

A travel blog entry by gascon

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... it) was a Blazer fan, and even more surprised he knew who Clyde Drexler was, as they were from a suburb outside of Melbourne, Australia!  Needless to say I struck up a conversation and they had plenty to say. A few more kids joined them as I did my ...

Rocks, birds and costly petrol, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Rocks, birds and costly petrol

A travel blog entry by rooksfamily

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... a shock to fill up the tank at that cost. Uluru was $2.11 and I thought that was high but here at Kings Canyon resort they win the price war. Central Australia has turned out more costly than the Nullabor. When we leave here we head south. For Mum its the ...

Kings canyon, Kings canyon, Australia travel blog

Kings canyon

A travel blog entry by yam_cina

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From Uluru we want to Kings Canyon to enjoy more of the desert scenery. Indeed some great views, but they made me missing the desert in ...

Red Rocks!, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia travel blog

Red Rocks!

A travel blog entry by danielandmelora

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After a shower and another 300km, we arrived in Yulara in time for Christmas lunch – a slightly hurried bowl of Peter Catalino's chilli garlic pasta – before setting out for the Olgas, or Kata-Tjuta. These amazing conglomerate protrusions ...

The Trip - Day 5, Kings Canyon, Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

The Trip - Day 5

A travel blog entry by dean_hines

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... loads of facts about all different things. we didnt really do much today, we just drove down from alice springs towards our camp near kings canyon as we were getting up tomoz for sunrise over the canyon. one of the men on our bus is called justin and ...

Stunning Kings Canyon, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Stunning Kings Canyon

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Kings Canyon, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Kings Canyon

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... stars were fantastic, Gina took some really cool pictures with her tripod. This morning we had breakfast, packed up camp and headed to Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park. We did a 6k hike around the rim of the canyon. It was a really cool place ...

The Rock, Ayers Rock, Australia travel blog

The Rock

A travel blog entry by sarahandaimee

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... (a petrol station) and then it was back on the bus where we had our sarnies for lunch.  First stop of the tour was Kings Canyon which we had to access by climbing 'Heart Attack Hill' as it is known - we can see why!!!!!  The view from the ...

Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Watarrka National Park

A travel blog entry by benandbethan

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... Canyon, Uluru and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) sorted out an itinerary and decided to go the dirt road – Mereenie Loop to Kings Canyon (clearly hadn't spent long enough on the dirt!) We had to get a pass for this as it goes straight through aboriginal ...

Hiking at Kings Canyon, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Hiking at Kings Canyon

A travel blog entry by benandbethan

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We decided to do the Kings Canyon Rim Walk an amazing 6kms walk along the top of the canyon. It started with a steep ascent up steps to the top of the rim. It's described as one of the best walks in Australia and it didn’t disappoint with it’s ...

Kings Canyon, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Kings Canyon

A travel blog entry by vincent

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The Trip - Day 6, Kings Canyon, Northern Territory, Australia travel blog

The Trip - Day 6

A travel blog entry by dean_hines

... had to get up at 5 today but most of us were already awake from the cold. after breakfast we started the short drive towards kings canyon. we started climing the canyon at about 6.30. the first part of the climb was horrible, it was loads of really steep ...

Safari in Style - Tag 3, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Safari in Style - Tag 3

A travel blog entry by loiti

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Um 04:30 wurden wir wieder zeitig geweckt, um noch bei einigermaßen erträglichen Temperaturen die Wanderung im Kings Canyon zu absolvieren. Kings Canyon Über einen kurzen steilen Anstieg, dem "Heart Attack Hill" (der heißt wirklich so) gings dann auf ...

Kings Canyon, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Kings Canyon

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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After climbing the rock we headed on to King's Canyon. At this point I'm finally starting to get used the right hand driving thing, although I still think I would have a hard time in a city setting! This canyon was only a small crack ...

Canyon Climbing, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Canyon Climbing

A travel blog entry by heathermills

... National Park was mostly uneventful and we still had not seen any of the elusive Red Kangaroos. We arrived at our accommodation in Kings Canyon resort in the afternoon.  We had passed the Canyon itself on the drive through, a huge rocky range jutting our ...

Sheer Cliffs with Royal Title, Kings Canyon, Australia travel blog

Sheer Cliffs with Royal Title

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... Up early we were next morning, off for the Kings Canyon Rim Walk. This is by far the most impressive walk associated ith Kings Canyon. It takes you around the rim of the canyons sandstone walls, which formed when small cracks over time eroded to create ...

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