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  • How far is Glen Helen Resort fromAlice Springs?

    132km’s on sealed road.  The property is easily accessible by 2WD vehicle or when towing caravans and trailers.

  • Is drinking water available at Glen Helen?

    Glen Helen relies on a bore water supply. While this is safe to drink it is high in minerals and has a distinct taste.  We recommend guests bring a supply of fresh water or purchase drinking water from the bar.

  • Are pets allowed at Glen Helen?

    Pets are welcome in the Glen Helen camp ground.  Pet owners are reminded that the surrounding areas are National Park land and restrictions apply to domestic animals.  Pets are not allowed in the motel rooms.

  • Are meals available at Glen Helen?

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all available 7 days per week along with a selection of snacks and refreshments.  Dinner reservations are necessary.

  • What weather conditions can I expect during my stay at Glen Helen?

    Autumn and spring are very comfortable with warm days and cool nights.  Rain is not uncommon in the late spring months.

    Summer is hot and dry with average temperatures of 30 degrees Celsius.  The majority of rain occurs in the summer season and can bring about humidity and rapid temperature drops. The hot weather is an ideal time to make the most of the many swimming holes in the area.

    Winter temperatures are normally in the high teens and low twenties with nights falling to below zero. Warm bedding is recommended for campers. The ideal time for walking holidays is during these cooler months.

  • Does Glen Helen have Eftpos and credit card facilities?

    Yes, guests can use Eftpos and credit cards.  Credit transactions do incur a fee but those from savings and cheque accounts do not.

  • Does Glen Helen sell take away alcohol?

    Glen Helen Resort has a liquor license for on premise sales only.  Guest are permitted to purchase alcoholic beverages for consumption in the bar, motel or campsites but may not remove them from the property.

  • What supplies are available at Glen Helen?

    There are basic supplies available including bread, milk, ice and water. Some fresh food items are available on request subject to availability.  Diesel and Opal Unleaded fuel are also available.

  • What activities are there around Glen Helen Resort?

    The West Mac Donnell Ranges offers an abundance of outdoor activities from easy day walks to overnight hikes, natural swimming holes, bird watching and sightseeing. There is information on all activities available from reception or see the suggested itinerary area of the website.

  • What facilities are in the motel rooms?

    All motel rooms have ensuite with shower and toilet.  Rooms are air conditioned and have a small refrigerator.

  • Is linen included in the rooms?

    Yes, motel rooms and bunkhouse beds include all linen and towels required for your stay.

  • Is it necessary to book campsites?

    Reservations are recommended for all campsites, May to October are the busiest months and the majority of sites fill on most days.  Bookings can be made via the camp booking form, email or over the phone.

  • What time is check in?

    Check in for the motel and bunkhouse is from 2pm.

    Check in for the caravan park and camping is after 10am.

  • What time is check out?

    Check out for all accommodation is 10am.