Kings Canyon Rim Walk

Northern Territory

Thoroughly enjoyed this walk. Lots of steps up to top to begin with, but an interesting and beautiful walk. Nearly 4 hours with a few breaks along the way.

Picnic Facilities
Scrambling or Climbing
No Dogs Permitted
Eucalypt Forest
Maximum Elevation
Total Climb

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The stairs up were a killer, but once you are at the top it is an easy walk around the rim. Beautiful scenery and interesting information along the way. Loved the Garden of Eden.

Sally on 13 Jul, 2019

The stairs up where a killer, but once you rench the top it is a nice easy walk. Beautiful scenery and I nformation with interesting facts. Loved the garden if Eden.

Sally on 12 Jul, 2019

Fabulous walk - especially from a geological and cultural perspective. The first 500 stairs are the hardest! There are majestic ghost gums and Cyads up to 800 years old. Look for the sea fossils and ripples etched into the rock from the ancient sea bed. We started at 5am and it was not long before we had company - people, Peregrin Falcons and Rock Wallabies. Check out the stunning water hole in the Garden of Eden to sit quietly and immerse yourself in the cultural significance of the site. No swimming allowed though.... respect. Don't rush this walk, take plenty of water and some snacks - it's worth every step. Camera is a must! AMAZING!!

Hobbitywalker on 7 Nov, 2018

WOW. What an amazing walk. The views and the rock formations are just sensational. I wasn't expecting much especially after coming from Uluru and Kata Tjuta but was incredibly surprised. Well worth the initial climb (which I thought would be much harder). It is a long walk and towards the end I thought it would never end but probably because by this time we had run out of water. Definitely not one that you would want to start late and in the warm weather. Even in the cooler months take LOTS of water, its windy up the top which dries you out as well.

Bronwyn Mitchell on 5 Apr, 2017

Fantastic walk with lots to see... big climb at the top, but amazing once up there...

Kelly on Aug, 2016

Spectacular walk!!!!!

jskin11 on Jan, 2016

This was a very informative hike as we went with a group.

HR on 22 Mar, 2015

Loved the experience.

Deb on 26 Aug, 2012

Awesome walk and spectacular place. Highly recommended.

Anonymous on 18 Sep, 2010

Beautiful landscape & amazing colours. A must do when in the NT.

Sym K on Jul, 2010

Stunning scenery along this walk - some elements remind me of fudge being broken apart! Don’t forget to take you camera with your wide angle lens. We were thankful we did this walk in the cooler months. Highly recommended.

Anoogle on Jul, 2010


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