While many people visit Alice Springs to visit Uluru and see Ayres Rock, there are so many things to do in the West MacDonnell Ranges, it should not be skipped.
The West MacDonnell Ranges show off its obvious beauty best during the golden hours of sunrise and sunset when the colour of the rocks change from pink to red to orange.
The permanent waterhole at Glen Helen Gorge is one of the national park’s top attractions and a favourite home to many species of desert wildlife.
We enjoyed chilling out in the homestead during the day after we’d finished our morning walks and swims in the West Macs.
The views out over the West Mac ranges were stunning and it is very serene watching the eagles soar quietly above looking for their own breaky.
You get stunning views over to Mt Sonder, the highest point on the Larapinta Trail and the West Macs ranges.