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Standley Chasm Kiosk

1 Jay Creek Road | Hugh NT 0872, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 8 8956 7440
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- the jewel of the Arrernte/Central desert region,50kms west of Alice Springs off Larapinta drive, surrounded by MacDonnell Ranges National Park, Access via natural riverbed trail (1.2km/20min walk),natural growth rare cycads Macromesia Macdonelliae , protected by statute Spectacular 80m sheer face rock passage, optimum viewing time in Noon, direct sunlightKiosk Café - Fresh Ground Café, Scones, Icecreams, Meatpies, SodaGroup catering by bookings only Other menus -Grills /salad luncheon,TeasSouvenir shop & local Aboriginal crafts jewellery artefactsGood coach parking facilities – picnic tables/BBQBasic Facilities for Camping for walkers/groups
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“easy walk” (12 reviews)
“open fire” (8 reviews)
1 Jay Creek Road | Hugh NT 0872, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 8 8956 7440
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place to sit and watch birds and have good coffee and nice homemade food. The soup comes out piping hot and the toasties come with a side of salad making a complete meal. The Chasm and the Kiosk are all wheelchair...More

Thank Andrea0870
Reviewed 6 days ago

The walk into the Standley Chasm is a must do if you are visiting the fabulous West McDonnell Ranges. We were lucky enough to be there in the middle of the day when the sun was shining into the chasm - SPECIAL.

Thank RonandGayeH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walk to the Chasm winds through some beautiful scenery with lots of bird life. The colours of the Chasm walls at the end of the walk were just stunning. We were there at mid-day and it was very busy, but I think it would...More

Thank Kristine R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there at the right time, toward the end of the day, not many people there so we could sit and take in the serenity.

Thank andone4theroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

have to pay per person to do the walk to see the chasm. historically you could walk through the chasm and keep walking, but now the walk is very short, with signs up not allowing you to continue walking through the chasm. definitely NOT worth...More

Thank Leesa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A breath taking experience. Wear sturdy shoes and bring your camera. The magic of searching for water at the end of the walk brings life into focus.

Thank Annabelle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had seen some stunning photos of standley Chasm from a holiday my parents had years ago, and always wanted to see it for myself. Tickets at the kiosk( $12) then the lovely rainforest walk along the creek bed to the chasm. Apparently there has been...More

Thank jennifer G
Standley_Chasm, Manager at Standley Chasm Kiosk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jennifer thanks very much for your positive review - we've put a lot of effort & money into upgrading the access path ...its now AS Grade1 walking path, "wheelchair accessible with assistance" - mainly due to the two substantial ramps that replaced the rock boulders/steps....More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely venue for a cafe. Live music when we were there but at $30 for a family it was expensive. Lots of other walks and sights in the area with no cost.

Thank Shayster23
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A very pretty place to visit especially if you take the advice to visit in the middle of the day to see the best effect of the sun in the chasm. We didn't mind paying the entry fee but think it could be cheaper for...More

Thank Star_Trekers2000
Standley_Chasm, Manager at Standley Chasm Kiosk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking time to visit, appreciate the Chasm and write your review. Travelling with families can be expensive so we offer a discounted family ticket for $30, but we really need that income to remain sustainable - we don't receive any external funding to...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

What once was free for all to enjoy, has had 3 price increases in the last 4 months (based on prices given in these reviews). We wanted to go but $50 for our family ($30 for 2 adults and 2 children plus $10 per additional...More

2  Thank HonestAussie79
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Sam O
10 April 2017|
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Response from Standley_Chasm | Property representative |
Standley Chasm ANGKERLE ATWATYE is a significant Aboriginal cultural site, operated commercially as a tourist enterprise by the local Arrernte Community. It is independently owned, NOT by NT Parks & Wildlife, and receives NO... More