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The Ormiston Pound walk

Recommended as one of the must see walking tracks in the West MacDonnell Ranges, the Ormiston Pound walk is a 3-4 hour loop starting at the Visitor Centre, through the pound and back via the waterhole at Ormiston Gorge. The area is particularly good for spotting dingoes, rock wallaby’s,...

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Planning for The Larapinta Trail

With summer upon us a visit to The West MacDonnell Ranges is now more about swimming in the natural water holes than long treks on The Larapinta Trail however, now is the perfect time to plan ahead so that you are ready for the big walk when the cool...

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Glen Helen Gold Plate Award winner for the second year in a row

This time last year I had the pleasure of announcing that Glen Helen Resort had won 2 golden plate awards and I am once again to announce that we have taken out the award for a second year running. See below the news article and photograph of our head...

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The Wonders of Mt Sonder

There is no shortage of spectacular scenery out here in the West MacDonnell Ranges but one of my personal favorites is the spectacular Mt Sonder. Section 12, the final section of the Larapinta trail takes walkers on an adventurous 16km return trip from the Redbank gorge car park to...

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Glen Helen on Coxy’s Big Break

If you missed the Glen Helen segment on the recent episode of Coxy’s Big Break you can check it out at the link below.   Thanks to our Head Chef Mark Jones for his starring role, and for showcasing his ever impressive menu.  

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New Season Menu plus recipe

As winter draws to a close the Namatjira Gallery Restaurant has launched it’s newest menu.  Still featuring favorites such as the Namatjira Tasting Plate and Dundee Spring Rolls you can now also  try Crispy Skin Duck served with pickled vegetables, black rice and citrus glaze. A long time favorite...

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