West MacDonnell Ranges

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Alice Springs, Australia
West MacDonnell Ranges - Driving through the West MacDonnell Ranges
West MacDonnell Ranges - The Ochre Pits
West MacDonnell Ranges - Standley Chasm
West MacDonnell Ranges - Ormiston Waterhole & Gorge
West MacDonnell Ranges - Glen Helen Gorge
West MacDonnell Ranges - Ellery Creek
West MacDonnell Ranges - Simpsons Gap

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West MacDonnell Ranges a beautiful red centre national park Dec 20, 2010
West MacDonnell Ranges is a magnificent nature park near Alice Springs. You get to see some beautiful red centre nature.

When you visit it in winter it is in the morning quite cold. In the summer it will be too hot.

Recommended sites: (View the pictures to give you a clue! ;))

- Standley Chasm: a cleft 80 metres above the ground

- The Ochre Pits: A rock in different colored layers... so beautiful!

- Ormiston Waterhole & Gorge: A magical place to hang out. In summer it must be great to have a swim here.

- Glen Helen Gorge: It's like a river that is floating through.

- Ellery Creek: Another waterhole surrounded by rocks

- Simpsons Gap: The place to be to spot rock wallabies

Driving to the national park it is an adventure in itself. Beautiful scenery and you see lot's of different birds.
Standley Chasm
The Ochre Pits
Ormiston Waterhole & Gorge
Glen Helen Gorge
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