The West MacDonnell Ranges and the East MacDonnell Ranges known as the MacDonnells Ranges have major tourist icon places of interest within approximatley 100 kilometres  of Alice Springs on sealed roads then narrowing down to recognised 4WD offroad dirt unsealed tracks from then on. Western MacDonnell Ranges tourist places to visit are Standley Chasm, Simpsons Gap, Orche Pits, Glen Hellen Gorge, Orminston Gorge,Ellery Creek Big Hole, Mt Sonder, Mereenie Loop and on the Eastern MacDonnell Ranges tourist places to visit are Trephina Gap, Corroboree, N'Dhalla Aboriginal Rock Art, Ross River Resort in Northern Territory Australia
The West MacDonnell Ranges and the East MacDonnell Ranges are known as the MacDonnells Ranges with the centre point commonly known as Heritage Gap at the commencement of Alice Springs in Northern Territory Australia
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Devils Marbles in Northern Territory, Central Australia
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Devils MarblesThis 1,802 hectare Reserve extends along both sides of the Stuart Highway approximately 393 km north of Alice Springs. The nearest settlement is Wauchope, 9km to the south, where fuel and limited stores can be obtained.

The Devils Marbles are known as Karlu Karlu in all four local Aboriginal languages. This remarkable site is a sacred place to Aboriginal traditional owners. An enigmatic place of breathtaking scenic beauty, the precarious piles of huge granite boulders wide open skies and golden sunlight make Karlu Karlu an unforgettable place to visit.

Devils MarblesTraditional Owners maintain their responsibilities for the site, an unbroken tradition that has continued since creation time. In a historic ceremony held here on the 27th October 2008 ownership of the Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve was officially given back to the site’s Traditional Owners. The Reserve will now be leased back the Territory Government under a 99 year lease agreement. Public access to the Marbles will continue to be provided as before. A new and exciting era of Joint Management of this Reserve has begun with Traditional Owners and Park Rangers now working together in partnership to manage the Reserve for the future. Further information about the Joint Management.

Devils MarblesHow to Get There
This 1,802 hectare Reserve extends along both sides of the Stuart Highway approximately 393 km north of Alice Springs. The nearest settlement is Wauchope, 9km to the south, where fuel and limited stores can be obtained.

Camping:
Camping - A simple bush camping area with fire places and pit toilets is located at the southern end of the Reserve. No water or firewood is provided and you should therefore bring your own supplies. Camp only in designated camping areas and camping fees are payable onsite.

Devils MarblesWhen to Visit
Access is available all year round.

What to See and Do
An easy short (15 minutes return) self guided walk commences from the carpark on the western side of the road (the day use area) with signs explaining the formation of the 'marbles'. Visitors can wander around the site along a network of informal walking tracks.

 

Devils Marbles camp groundTennant Creek Ranger Station
Ph: (08) 8962 4599
Fax: (08) 8962 4388
http://www.nt.gov.au/

 

 

Devils MarblesRecreational Activities
Recreational activities within the Reserve include:
• Camping Permitted
• Caravans Permitted
• Picnic Tables
• Walking Tracks

 

Plants & Animals
Plants and animals found in the Reserve are those generally encountered in the arid centre of Australia. The large clumps of rocks, however, create a variety of miniature refuges and cooler, more sheltered environments.

Attached to the underside of overhanging boulders, clusters of the bottle-shaped mud nests of Fairy Martins (Petrochelidon ariel) may be found. Occasionally the small Spiny-tailed Goanna is seen in the crevices, while the larger Sand Goanna is more often found among the thick clumps of Spinifex (Triodia spp.) growing in the spaces between the boulders. Flocks of finches including Zebra and Painted Finches are often found in the Reserve.

Devils MarblesRanger Guided Activities
http://www.nt.gov.au/

 

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East MacDonnell National Park and West MacDonnell National Park
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East MacDonnell National Park and West MacDonnell National Park in Central Australia
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West MacDonnell National Park and surrounding areas
• Larapinta Trail • Glen Helen Gorge • Glen Helen Lodge accommodation • Ellery Creek Big Hole • Ochre Pits • Ormiston Gorge • Redbank Gorge Waterhole • Roma Gorge • Serpentine Chalet • Serpentine Gorge • Simpsons Gap • Standley Chasm • Honeymoon Gap • Palm Valley

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East MacDonnell National Park and surrounding areas
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Kings Canyon
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