The Red Heart

In­tro­duce your kids to the out­back the easy way at the West MacDon­nell Ranges in the NT.

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AL­THOUGH SLAP bang in the mid­dle of the coun­try, a trip to the Red Cen­tre is in many ways the eas­i­est way to in­tro­duce your kids to the ro­mance of the out­back. And what stun­ning out­back it is: the es­carp­ments of the West MacDon­nell Range are as beau­ti­ful as those of the Kim­ber­ley, Tno­rala is a fas­ci­nat­ing win­dow to our an­cient past and Kings Canyon? Well, how the bloody hell did that get there?! If you’re short on time fly into Alice Springs and hire a 4WD and camper trailer. That makes this mem­o­rable out­back so­journ doable in just four days.

Or­mis­ton Gorge is ac­ces­si­ble for all level of walk­ers beau­ti­ful • The rich red soil and if it’s their es­carp­ments, es­pe­cially first time to the out­back dry creek • Rock hop­ping through soft sand beds and play­ing in the – weather • Swim­ming in wa­ter­holes cold! pend­ing as it gets very

ALICE SPRINGS TO ULURU, NT Stopovers: West MacDon­nell Ranges, Tno­rala and Kings Canyon Itinerary length: 4 days Travel time: 9 hours (370km) Atop Red­bank Gorge is a top camp­ing spot Or­mis­ton Gorge Red­bank Gorge Alice Springs Simp­sons Camp Tno­rala Kings Canyon

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