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Barry Skipsey returns to Glen Helen for 2014

Barry Skipsey, Alice Springs based singer, songwriter and photographer is no stranger to the stage at Glen Helen and is received with great enthusiasm on each and every visit. Kicking off his 2014 season Barry will be  at Glen Helen from this Friday the 18th of April playing right...

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Glen Helen welcomes Jeanette Wormald to the stage

Jeanette Wormald returns to Glen Helen this week for her first performance of 2014.  Catch her in the homestead Friday 11th to Sunday 13th of April.   This will be the first of several performances by Jeanette at Glen Helen in 2014. See our in house performances page for...

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The music returns to Glen Helen

Well it’s been a long, hot (and wet) summer here in Central Australia and I can hardly believe how quickly April has come around.  As things begin to wind up for the busy season so comes the return of our in house musicians.  This year we welcome back some...

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Summer Rain in the West Mac’s

It’s that time of year when we’ve had just the right amount of rain to get the Ormiston Creek flowing across the road and into the Finke River.  Although this part of Australia isn’t considered part of the tropical wet and dry season we do receive considerably more rain...

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“An oasis in the middle of nowhere” A staff testimonial

Glen Helen:  an Oasis in the middle of nowhere (October-November 2009) Hi! My name is Simone Natali Tanci and I spent a year in Australia with a working holiday visa. Before leaving my country I planned my stay a little bit but once there everything changed. What didn’t change...

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A working holiday at Glen Helen – the real experience

Glen Helen Resort has always attracted staff from around the world, and with so much to offer who wouldn’t want to spend a few months working in paradise? One of our staff members has shared her experience, in her own words, after working at Glen Helen in 2013, maybe...

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NYE roundup

Our Rio Carnivale themed New Years Eve was a great success.   Fireworks, costumes and an outback BBQ, what a great way to welcome 2014.   Keep an eye on our blog for this years theme and other events throughout the year.              ...

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Continuing your Red Centre experience

One you have explored the best of the West MacDonnell Ranges you might choose to continue on to Kings Canyon via the Mereenie Looop Road.  This scenic journey covers 225kilometres from Glen Helen Resort to Kings Canyon Resort passing nearby Hermannsburg and the Finke Gorge National Park, better known...

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Merry Christmas from Glen Helen Resort

Well, inevitably, it is that time again. Shelagh and Collin along with all of the staff at Glen Helen Resort would like to thank all of our visitors, and friends for their support over the year and wish you all a very merry Christmas and a safe and happy...

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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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