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Glen Helen Lodge
Mt Sonder and Glen Helen Gorge

Discovery Resorts – Glen Helen

Discovery Resorts - Glen Helen is temporarily closed.

Discovery Resorts – Glen Helen (formerly Glen Helen Lodge) is the only 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 Aranda Aboriginal people for tens of thousands of years. Enjoy a haven of outback hospitality with 25 motel rooms and an expansive campground boasting the only powered sites in the Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park.

The property has access to Optus 4G cell service, a popular restaurant, bar/bistro, swimming pool and access to the spectacular Glen Helen Gorge and Finke River.

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


  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Bar
  • Barbeque
  • Cafe
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Carpark
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Shower
  • Conference/Function Facilities
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Point
  • Family Friendly
  • Laundry
  • Open Fireplace
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free Wifi


  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Walks


  • COVID Safe
  • Quality Tourism Accreditation

Standard Room - Sleeps 3

Sleeps 3 guests

The comfortable motel rooms feature a queen bed and single bed and all rooms include spectacular scenery. Many rooms have close access to the swimming pool area.

Standard Room - Sleeps 4

Sleeps 4 guests

This room has queen and bunk beds to suit a family of four. We recommend maximum three adults one child or two adults two children, not four adults due to space constraints.

Standard Room - Sleeps 2 (Escarpment View)

Sleeps 2 guests

This Escarpment views room has queen bed and an ensuite.

Unpowered Sites

Sleeps 6 guests

Unpowered caravan and camping sites are available, each with access to shared amenities. Most grassed areas are supplied with fire pits, but no wood.

Please note that the indicative price quoted is per person, per night.

Powered Sites

Sleeps 6 guests

Powered caravan and camping sites are available, each with access to shared amenities and a power outlet for convenience. The sites offer a flexible configurations and there are sites to suit all types and sizes of vehicles.

Please note that the indicative price quoted is for two adults only, per night.


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