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Discovery Parks Glen Helen

Location: Namatjira Drive, Namatjira, Northern Territory 0872 Australia
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Situated at the Western end of the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges, Glen Helen Lodge is the climax to a spectacular and colourful scenic drive, a little over an hour from Alice Springs.

Glen Helen is surrounded by the majestic MacDonnell Ranges, and is a destination in its own right, with easy day trip access to the whole West MacDonnell National Park, including; Palm Valley, Hermannsburg, Ormiston Gorge, Redbank Gorge, Mt Sonder, Gosse Bluff (Tnorala) and many other outstanding natural attractions. There are amazing hiking options throughout the region, with the world famous 'Larapinta Trail' on our doorstep, there's plenty of opportunity to observe the local wildlife including many bird species, rock wallabies, dingoes and lizards.

Arrival Time: 14:00 | Departure Time: 10:00
Hours: Closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday until further notice.

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Description

Glen Helen Lodge is the only roofed accommodation located within the Tjoritja - West MacDonnell Ranges National Park, 130km west of Alice Springs.

This extraordinary landscape is 800 million years old and has been home to the Western Arrernte Aboriginal people for tens of thousands of years. Enjoy a haven of outback hospitality with 25 motel rooms and an expansive campground.

The property has a popular local restaurant, bar/bistro, swimming pool and general stores.

There is so much to see and do with a vast range of nature and bush walks, and the ‘must do’ heli flights over Glen Helen, Ormiston Gorge, and the West MacDonnell Ranges.

Visit us in the Central Australian outback and soak up the incredible beauty of one of the earth’s oldest landscapes.

Facilities

  • Air Conditioned
  • Non Smoking Indoors
  • Swimming Pool
  • Barbeque
  • Powered Sites

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations or amendments requested within fourteen (14) days of arrival date will incur a cancellation fee equivalent to one hundred (100) percent of the booking (inclusive of all accommodation pre-booked meals conferencing functions and tours).
No refunds are available in the event of an early departure or non-arrival.

Map

Directions

Driving Directions from the East (Alice Springs):
•Follow Larapinta Drive west following signs to Hermannsburg. Travel approx 50km
•Turn right onto Namatjira Drive at the Glen Helen sign
•Follow the sealed road (Namatjira Drive) 80km to the signs to Glen Helen Gorge.
•The Glen Helen Gorge/ Homestead entrance is on the left.

Driving Directions from the West (Kings Canyon- 4WD ONLY):
•Drive North from Kings Canyon on sealed road (12km) which then becomes the unsealed Larapinta Drive( Mereenie Loop Road.) Travel approx 120km.
•Turn left onto Namatjira drive, a sealed road, at signs to Tnorala and Glen Helen.
•The Glen Helen Gorge/ Homestead entrance is on the right after approx 100km.

Awards

WINNER- 2016 BROLGA NT TOURISM AWARD: HOSTED ACCOMMODATION
Glen Helen Homestead Lodge is a hosted style outback accommodation property of long-standing. The spectacular surroundings enhance the atmosphere of uniqueness and authenticity and allow hosts Shelagh and Colin and their staff to interact with guests at the level of information they require.

WINNER- 2015 BROLGA NT TOURISM AWARD: HOSTED ACCOMMODATION
WINNER- 2013 GOLD PLATE AWARD: BEST WAYSIDE INN DINING
WINNER- 2012 GOLD PLATE AWARD: TOURISM/ THEMED RESTAURANT
WINNER- 2012 GOLD PLATE AWARD: CASUAL DINING RESTAURANT
WINNER- 2008 TOURISM CENTRAL AUSTRALIA: PRIMARY TOURISM OPERATOR

Rooms

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Package - Standard Room - Sleeps 3

All motel rooms feature:

- Double, Twin, Triple or Rooms

- Air conditioning

- Private En-suite

- Refrigerator

ALL INCLUDE SPECTACULAR SCENERY AND BREAKFAST

Infant cot available upon request for an additional $5 per stay, paid direct upon check-in.

Room Configuration:
Max # of Persons: 3

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Package - Standard Room - Sleeps 4

An ensuite motel room with 1 queen bed and 2 single bunk beds, suited to a family of 2 adults and up to 2 children. Due to the room design 4 adults in this room is not recommended for comfort. It features:

- Ensuite Bathroom

- Reverse cycle air conditioning

- Full Linen

- Small Fridge


INCLUDES BREAKFAST
Price includes the first two persons. Extra adults $25, extra kids $12.50. Infants 0-4 yrs free of charge- Infant cot available upon request for an additional $5 per stay, paid direct upon check-in.

Room Configuration:
Max # of Persons: 4

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellations or amendments requested within fourteen (14) days of arrival date will incur a cancellation fee equivalent to one hundred (100) percent of the booking (inclusive of all accommodation pre-booked meals conferencing functions and tours).
No refunds are available in the event of an early departure or non-arrival.

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