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Kings Canyon Resort Campground

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family stayed here in two tents in late April, and had the time of our lives. The camp grounds themselves are neat and tidy, the toilet/shower block very well kept, and the common kitchen has the basics covered. Of highlight were the pool, which is clean and refreshing, and the sunset lookout, which you can enjoy with a beer...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at 10 campgrounds in the NT and this was by far the most expensive (A$50/night) and one of our least favourite. Our powered site was uneven, poorly lit and without anywhere comfortable to set up a table and chairs. The pool was nice and big but needed a clean, and the amenities were not cleaned to the standard...

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michellei811, Front Office Manager at Kings Canyon Resort Campground, responded to this review

Thank you willgoodwin Thank you for providing this feedback on trip advisor .. I do hope you also made us aware that the site you were allocated out of 70 powered sites available was not to your liking . The costs of providing and maintaining power , water and waste disposal in this remote location are very high, so we...

Perth, WA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't staying here, but inquired at reception about their helicopter ride as the place I was staying helicopters was out of service and I planned to leave the next morning. The lady at the desk asked for my room number, and I explained I wasn't staying there. She could have given up, but instead she persisted talking to a...

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michellei811, Manager at Kings Canyon Resort Campground, responded to this review

Thanks Ezza_1989 it is always delightful to hear when our staff have made such an effort to help you enjoy the delights of Watarrka National Park. Hope you enjoyed the spectacular sights from the Professional Helicopter Services flight . Regards Michelle Ikin Assistant General Manager Kings Canyon Resort

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Having spent the last year on the road I think your campsite has just won the prize of shabbiest and least cared for site in Australia. And just to qualify that we had just come up the guts from a station with nothing in the middle of the desert (that was amazing), maintenance was not a word it was a...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Really enjoyed staying here, the tents were pretty decent. The bathrooms were surprisingly nice for the outback! And the stars at night were UNREAL. Would recommend staying here if doing Kings Canyon hike

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

During march there was ample space to camp. The grass to pitch on had a good majority coverage but watch the bindi's. The layout of this campground was awesome in that it had multiple of everything (toilet blocks, barbecues, kitchens) so you never had to walk more than 20m to get what you need, AND it all generally surrounded the...

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The best is, that you've got a lovely view at the sunset from the hotel. Don't miss that. We've got a room with a shared bathroom. The bathroom was clean and so far ok. But the room looked like a prisoncell, it was extremly unfriendly and tiny. We could hardly place our suitcases on the floor...

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Helena, Montana
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We stayed here for one night in our camper van after completing the Meerenie Loop. It's just ok. There are a lot of lights during the night so you don't get very good star views. When we arrived we were told we could pick any camp spot. The one we picked didn't have the power turned on so we had...

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michellei811, Front Office Manager at Kings Canyon Resort Campground, responded to this review

Dear Webwalla Sorry to read your comments but this review does need some clarifications. We have 70 powered sites , of which during this time of year with less travellers , you can pick any one of the 70! You would have picked the site you chose for yourselves. I am certain you also could have moved to any site...

Crymych, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The stunning view was ruined by a row of en suite units. The toilets were filthy,grassy areas unkempt and we tried 3 barbecues before finding one that worked. The ant infestation was so extreme the ants got into a sealed tent. Lovely location and few other choices for campers so they have a captive custom base. There is no excuse...

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

King's Canyon Resort - campground I stayed at King's Canyon campground on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st January 2017. I had stayed here previously (about 7 years ago) I loved the location and although the facilities were older they were well maintained . However, on this occasion I felt the facilities fell sort of the standard I would expect for the following reasons:...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kings Canyon Resort Campground

Address: Luritja Road | Watarrka National Park, Northern Territory 0872 , Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre
Number of rooms: 100
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“The unpowered area is open range so you can pick a spot that is best for you. It's not far to the amenities”
AnnieR437, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Can't really comment on the rooms as we stayed in the campground.”
henryonatrip, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are after a site, book in advance as they do fill up. Check in is across the road.”
N3654KRadamm, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay at caravan park, instead stay at freebie 115 ks south”
philmN5768IR, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For cabins, I guess anyone is good enough.”
lelecabral, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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