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Standley Chasm - Angkerle Atwatye

Standley Chasm Angkerle Atwatye is regarded as a "must see" spectacular geological and significant cultural icon of Central Australia.

Surrounded by the West MacDonnell Ranges National Park, it's located in a private flora and fauna reserve owned by the Iwupataka Land Trust,
A unique Aboriginal Owned & Operated enterprise, Angkerle Aboriginal Corporation is owned by the local Community members who are direct descendants of the Western Arrernte Aboriginal people, that have lived in this area for tens of thousands of years.

Walking access to the dramatic 80m sheer rock-face of the chasm is along a well maintained trail (1. 2km/10mins each way), following the natural creek bed with seating & interpretative signage.

Angkerle Atwatye “the Gap of Water” is a striking geological formation that has significant botanical, bird-watching & wildlife photography appeal. It is an important cultural site for Western Arrernte women and now provides a backdrop for authentic cross-cultural presentations, bush tucker tours, art workshops & language classes.

Kiosk Café - barista coffees, home baked scones, hot lunches, ice creams. Free picnic tables/BBQ/WC.
Group catering by arrangement, with coach parking facilities.
Souvenir shop with hand-painted Aboriginal crafts made on site including boomerangs at workshop prices.
Various Campsites for walkers/groups/RV power.

  • Information

    Entry cost

    • Indicative Prices tickets from $10 to $12.00
      Adult $12 Concession $10 (Seniors/Students/NT Residents) Alice Springs Locals $1 - only with ID Overnight Camping+ Multiple Access to Chasm $18.50 per person
    • Child tickets from $5 to $7
      children included in Family ticket 2A +2C $30

    Facilities

    • Barbeque
    • Cafe
    • Caravan / Camper Trailer / Campervan Sites / Campsites
    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Conference/Convention Facilities
    • Enquiry Desk
    • Family Friendly
    • Food and Refreshments
    • Kiosk
    • Lookouts
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet
    • Shop
    • Showers

    Accessibility

    Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids) Caters for people who use a wheelchair. Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.

    Accreditation

    • Quality Tourism Accredited Business
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