Enjoy a guided hike to the rim of Kings Canyon for spectacular views of Watarrka National Park. This 4-hour tour takes you into the stunning landscape of Australia’s Red Centre, with sandstone cliffs, caves, and chasms that hide lush waterholes. The hike is ideal for people with a good level of fitness who can hike several miles, including an uneven uphill section. You’ll be rewarded by an in-depth experience of this landmark destination. If desired, the Creek Bed Walk offers an easier alternative.
4-hour guided hike in Kings Canyon
Follow the expert guide on an ascent to the rim of Kings Canyon
Take in sweeping views of Watarrka National Park
Gain insight into the importance of Kings Canyon to the Aboriginal peoples of the region
Learn about local plant and animal life from the informative guide
Have the option to hike an easier route along the creek bed
A trip to central Australia is a journey of delights. Kings Canyon Guided Rim Walk brought forward the true majesty of the land, highlighting the deep oranges of the rocks the mighty natural formations along with a chance to achieve varying levels of challenges, depending on your ambition. The steep climb at the beginning is the toughest part and all over in 8 - 10 minutes. The rest of the walk is so breath taking showing off ancient rock formations, deep dark pools and prehistoric cycads. Our guide explained so much to our small group because he cared so much about the region with its history, geology and the First Nation people who have so much history behind this amazing walk.