Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Northern Territory

Trephina Gorge / Chain of the Ponds Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (East Macdonnells), Trephina Gorge Nature ParkCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)11Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteTrephina Gorge - John Hayes Rockhole - Chain of the Ponds trail - through Trephina Gorge
NotesA satisfying circuit walk leading up out of Trephina Gorge to the hills above and returning along rock pool and rock ledges.
Trephina Gorge from Western Rim, Trephina Gorge - John Hayes Rockhole - Chain of the Ponds trail - through Trephina Gorge (T), Trephina Gorge Nature Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 26-Apr-03, ah869

Trephina Gorge from Western Rim, Trephina Gorge - John Hayes Rockhole - Chain of the Ponds trail - through Trephina Gorge (T), Trephina Gorge Nature Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 26-Apr-03, ah870

Ghost Gum near Trephina Gorge, Trephina Gorge - John Hayes Rockhole - Chain of the Ponds trail - through Trephina Gorge (T), Trephina Gorge Nature Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 26-Apr-03, ah871

Along Chain of Ponds Walk, Trephina Gorge, Trephina Gorge - John Hayes Rockhole - Chain of the Ponds trail - through Trephina Gorge (T), Trephina Gorge Nature Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 26-Apr-03, ah873

Devil's Marbles Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (North), Devil's Marbles Conservation ParkCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)2-4Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteDevil's Marbles Trail
NotesThe otherwise flat barren terrain is punctauted here by these spectacular boulders. The colours and relief of the boulders are especially nice in the late afternoon towards sunset.
Devil's Marbles, Devil's Marbles Trail (T), Devil's Marbles Conservation Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 15-Apr-03, ah772

Devil's Marbles, Devil's Marbles Trail (T), Devil's Marbles Conservation Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 15-Apr-03, ah770

Devil's Marbles, Devil's Marbles Trail (T), Devil's Marbles Conservation Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 15-Apr-03, ah771

Devil's Marbles, Devil's Marbles Trail (T), Devil's Marbles Conservation Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 15-Apr-03, ah773

Devil's Marbles, Devil's Marbles Trail (T), Devil's Marbles Conservation Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 16-Apr-03, ah776

Devil's Marbles, Devil's Marbles Trail (T), Devil's Marbles Conservation Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 16-Apr-03, ah775

Devil's Marbles, Devil's Marbles Trail (T), Devil's Marbles Conservation Park, Northern Territory, Australia, 16-Apr-03, ah774

 
Nourlangie Rock Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (North), Kakadu NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)200Route findingEasy
RouteNourlangie Rock Circuit Trail (Barrk Sandstone Buskwalk)
NotesProbably the best walk in Kakadu, this route explores the hidden upper gullies and rock formations of Nourlangie Rock.
Nourlangie Rock from ascent through valley from Anbangbang Galleries, Nourlangie Rock Circuit Trail (Barrk Sandstone Buskwalk) (T), Kakadu NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 13-Apr-03, ah760

Nourlangie Rock from ascent through valley from Anbangbang Galleries, Nourlangie Rock Circuit Trail (Barrk Sandstone Buskwalk) (T), Kakadu NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 13-Apr-03, ah761

Rock towers on top of Nourlangie Rock, Nourlangie Rock Circuit Trail (Barrk Sandstone Buskwalk) (T), Kakadu NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 13-Apr-03, ah764

Nourlangie Rock from Nawurlandja Lookout, Nourlangie Rock Circuit Trail (Barrk Sandstone Buskwalk) (T), Kakadu NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 13-Apr-03, ah766

Grevillea flowers on top of Nourlangie Rock, Nourlangie Rock Circuit Trail (Barrk Sandstone Buskwalk) (T), Kakadu NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 13-Apr-03, ah765

   
Katerine Gorge (Canoe) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCycling / CanoeingDateEarly Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (North), Nitmiluk NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteFirst Gorge - Second Gorge (Canoe)
NotesA scenic canoe trip along the peaceful Katherine River. There is a short section between the First and Second Gorge where it's necessary to carry your canoe/kayak.
Katherine Gorge (1st Gorge), First Gorge - Second Gorge (Canoe) (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 9-Apr-03, ah747

Katherine Gorge (2nd Gorge), First Gorge - Second Gorge (Canoe) (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 9-Apr-03, ah749

Canoeing in Katherine Gorge (2nd Gorge), First Gorge - Second Gorge (Canoe) (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 9-Apr-03, ah753

Canoeing in Katherine Gorge (2nd Gorge), First Gorge - Second Gorge (Canoe) (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 9-Apr-03, ah750

Canoeing in Katherine Gorge (2nd Gorge), First Gorge - Second Gorge (Canoe) (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 9-Apr-03, ah752

Portage between 1st and 2nd Katherine Gorges, First Gorge - Second Gorge (Canoe) (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 9-Apr-03, ah755

Katherine Gorge (2nd Gorge), First Gorge - Second Gorge (Canoe) (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 9-Apr-03, ah748

 
Southern Rockhole Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainLakes / Rivers / WaterfallsDateMid Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (North), Nitmiluk NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)10Height gain (m)150Route findingEasy
RouteNitmiluk Centre - Windolf Walk - Pat's Lookout - Southern Rockhole - Nitmiluk Centre
NotesAn alternative to canoeing up Katherine Gorge is to use the tracks running up above the Gorge. A track leads down to the Gorge at the Southern Rockhole, which is a pretty swimming location.
Katherine Gorge (1st Gorge), Nitmiluk Centre - Windolf Walk - Pat's Lookout - Southern Rockhole - Nitmiluk Centre (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 14-Apr-03, ah767

Southern Rockhole, Katherine Gorge (1st Gorge), Nitmiluk Centre - Windolf Walk - Pat's Lookout - Southern Rockhole - Nitmiluk Centre (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 14-Apr-03, ah768

Gorge above Southern Rockhole, Katherine Gorge, Nitmiluk Centre - Windolf Walk - Pat's Lookout - Southern Rockhole - Nitmiluk Centre (T), Nitmiluk NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 14-Apr-03, ah769

 
Uluru Base Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (Red Centre), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)11Height gain (m)0Route findingEasy
RouteUluru Base Circuit Walk (including Mutitjulu Walk, Kantju Gorge Walk)
NotesA chance to explore the rock close up, with ever changing views of the monolith. There's a lot of interesting side gorges and tree filled crevices around the base walk to spend a day exploring.
South of Mala Puta walk along Ayers Rock Base Walk, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah788

View to East of Pulari along Ayers Rock Base Walk, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah789

View to NW from Mutitjulu Walk, Ayers Rock (S), Mutitjulu Walk Section, Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah792

Ayers Rock near near Warayuki, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah795

Ayers Rock from near Tapentji, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah794

Ayers Rock near near Warayuki, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah796

Ayers Rock from Mutitjulu Walk carpark, Ayers Rock (S), Mutitjulu Walk Section, Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 18-Apr-03, ah808

Ayers Rock to east of Tjukatjapi, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 19-Apr-03, ah825

Ayers Rock cliff face in Kantju Gorge, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 19-Apr-03, ah826

Ayers Rock along Base Track on southern side of rock from eastern end, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 19-Apr-03, ah828

Gap in Ayers Rock at Warayuki near Kantju Gorge, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 19-Apr-03, ah829

Ayers Rock Base Track leading to Kantju Gorge (R), Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 19-Apr-03, ah831

Dry waterfall in Kantju Gorge, Ayers Rock (S), Kantju Gorge Walk Section, Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 19-Apr-03, ah832

Boardwalk in Kantju Gorge, Ayers Rock (S), Kantju Gorge Walk Section, Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 19-Apr-03, ah834

  
Uluru Summit Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (Red Centre), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteUluru Summit Walk
NotesThe views of the surrounding desert are inspiring. In mid April the sunset behind the Olgas can be viewed from walking a little way up Uluru/Ayers Rock.
Along Ayers Rock summit walk from base, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah784

Climbing Ayers Rock near Kantju Gorge, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Base Circuit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 19-Apr-03, ah830

Climbing Ayers Rock, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Summit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah797

View east from summit of Ayers Rock, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Summit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah799

View north from summit of Ayers Rock, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Summit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah798

Sunset behind the Olgas from nr Ayers Rock summit, Ayers Rock (S), Uluru Summit Walk (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 17-Apr-03, ah800

  
Valley of the Winds Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateMid Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (Red Centre), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)2Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteValley of the Winds Circuit Track
NotesThe massive rock domes here are, if anything, more impressive than the singular Ayers Rock a few kilometres away. This walk takes you up in among them.
View towards Valley Of The Winds, Olgas (S), Valley of the Winds Circuit Track (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 18-Apr-03, ah815

Olgas from along Valley Of The Winds walk, Olgas (S), Valley of the Winds Circuit Track (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 18-Apr-03, ah814

Cliff face in Valley Of The Winds, Olgas (S), Valley of the Winds Circuit Track (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 18-Apr-03, ah817

Path leading into Valley Of The Winds from east, Olgas (S), Valley of the Winds Circuit Track (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 20-Apr-03, ah836

Olgas from along Valley Of The Winds walk, Olgas (S), Valley of the Winds Circuit Track (T), Uluru-Kata Tjuta NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 18-Apr-03, ah819

   
Giles Track nr Kings Creek Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (Red Centre), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m) Route findingModerate
RouteKings Creek - Sandstone domes 2-3 km along trail - Kings Creek
NotesWalking away from King's Canyon, this walk carries on though impressive sandstone domed scenery, with far-reaching views of the surrounding desert.
Sandstone domes from 2km north along Giles Track, Kings Creek - Sandstone domes 2-3 km along trail - Kings Creek Section, Giles Track (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 22-Apr-03, ah847

Sandstone domes from 2km north along Giles Track, Kings Creek - Sandstone domes 2-3 km along trail - Kings Creek Section, Giles Track (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 22-Apr-03, ah848

  
King's Canyon Rim (N) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainCliffs / Rock outcropsDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (Red Centre), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m)100Route findingEasy
RouteKings Creek - Canyon Rim Walk (N) - Garden of Eden - Lookout on S Rim - Kings Creek
NotesA circuit walk that takes in the best views of King's Canyon, with the possility of a swim in the waterhole in the 'Garden of Eden' en route.
Path through Maze of Weathered Sandstone Domes on northern side of King's Canyon, Kings Creek - Canyon Rim Walk (N) - Garden of Eden - Lookout on S Rim - Kings Creek (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 21-Apr-03, ah839

Domes of Maze of Weathered Sandstone Domes on northern side of King's Canyon, Kings Creek - Canyon Rim Walk (N) - Garden of Eden - Lookout on S Rim - Kings Creek (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 21-Apr-03, ah840

King's Canyon from southern rim, Kings Creek - Canyon Rim Walk (N) - Garden of Eden - Lookout on S Rim - Kings Creek (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 21-Apr-03, ah842

Northern rim of King's Canyon from southern rim, Kings Creek - Canyon Rim Walk (N) - Garden of Eden - Lookout on S Rim - Kings Creek (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 21-Apr-03, ah843

Southern rim of King's Canyon, Kings Creek - Canyon Rim Walk (N) - Garden of Eden - Lookout on S Rim - Kings Creek (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 21-Apr-03, ah845

Northern rim of King's Canyon from southern rim, Kings Creek - Canyon Rim Walk (N) - Garden of Eden - Lookout on S Rim - Kings Creek (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 21-Apr-03, ah844

  
Kings Creek Walk Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (Red Centre), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteKings Creek Walk
NotesA short walk into King's Canyon provides an impressive view of the towering sandstone cliffs above.
King's Canyon from end of King's Creek Walk, Kings Creek Walk (T), Watarrka (King's Canyon) NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 21-Apr-03, ah838

   
Larapinta Trail (nr Stanley Chasm) Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (West Macdonnells), West Macdonnell NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)6-10Height gain (m)250Route findingModerate
RouteStanley Chasm - few kms along to Jay Creek - Stanley Chasm
NotesStanley Chasm is one of the most impressive narrow gaps in the Macdonnell ranges, with the Larapinta Trail providing an easy route to access the also impressive surrounding steep mountains. A difficult scrambling route is possible up from the narrow valley beyond the chasm to join up with the Larapinta Trail.
Ghost Gum along Larapinta Trail to Jay Creek near Stanley Chasm, Stanley Chasm - few kms along to Jay Creek - Stanley Chasm Section, Larapinta Trail (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 25-Apr-03, ah866

Flowers along Larapinta Trail, 1km from Stanley Chasm towards Jay Creek, Stanley Chasm - few kms along to Jay Creek - Stanley Chasm Section, Larapinta Trail (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 25-Apr-03, ah867

Stanley Chasm from along Larapinta Trail, 1km from Stanley Chasm towards Jay Creek, Stanley Chasm - few kms along to Jay Creek - Stanley Chasm Section, Larapinta Trail (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 25-Apr-03, ah868

 
Ormiston Pound Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (West Macdonnells), West Macdonnell NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)250Route findingEasy
RouteOrmiston Gorge - Heavitree Range - Ormiston Pound Circuit
NotesA classic Central Australian walk along sandy river beds beneath colourful cliffs and higher to dry spinifex plains.
Pool in Ormiston Gorge, Ormiston Gorge - Heavitree Range - Ormiston Pound Circuit (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 24-Apr-03, ah856

Ormiston Gorge from eastern entrance, Ormiston Gorge - Heavitree Range - Ormiston Pound Circuit (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 24-Apr-03, ah857

Path through Ormiston Pound leading to south, Ormiston Gorge - Heavitree Range - Ormiston Pound Circuit (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 24-Apr-03, ah858

Pool in Ormiston Gorge from Ghost Gum lookout, Ormiston Gorge - Heavitree Range - Ormiston Pound Circuit (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 24-Apr-03, ah859

Stanley Chasm narrows Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
DaysShortTerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (West Macdonnells), West Macdonnell NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)3Height gain (m) Route findingEasy
RouteStanley Chasm narrows trail
NotesA short walk into one of Australia's most impressive chasms. The sun lights up the narrow chasm briefly near midday.
Stanley Chasm first narrows near midday, Stanley Chasm narrows trail (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 25-Apr-03, ah864

   
Stanley Chasm side gorges Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainDeserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Apr
Region/PlaceNorthern Territory (West Macdonnells), West Macdonnell NPCountryAustralia  
Dist (kms)5Height gain (m)200Route findingModerate - Difficult
RouteStanley Chasm - Side Gorges beyond trail
NotesInteresting short walks lead up beyond Stanley Chasm, into the narrow canyons and precipitous hillsides. A place for some more adventurous exploration.
Macdonnell Cycad and Ghost Gum in side gorge above the first narrows in Stanley Chasm, Stanley Chasm - Side Gorges beyond trail (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 25-Apr-03, ah862

Macdonnell Cycad in side gorge above the first narrows in Stanley Chasm, Stanley Chasm - Side Gorges beyond trail (T), West Macdonnell NP, Northern Territory, Australia, 25-Apr-03, ah863