Operates Tuesdays & Fridays, from May to September

Located in the heart of Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon lies in an ancient Australian landscape that is sacred ground for the Ulpanyali and Lilla people.

Surrounded by the soaring cliffs of this incredible destination, you’ll finally feel like you have discovered the true heart of Australia. 

Travel in a comfortable 4WD vehicle as you experience the majesty of Kings Canyon. Revel in the serenity of the true oasis that is known as ‘The Garden of Eden’ and enjoy the adventurous Rim Walk. 

This is truly a once in a lifetime experience and is not to be missed during your trip to Australia’s red centre.


Travel to the heart of Australia and gaze in wonder at what surrounds you. 

The highlights of this experience include: 

  • Ernest Giles 4WD Dirt Road
  • Watarrka National Park
  • Kings Canyon Rim Walk
  • Garden of Eden



  • Professional, accredited tour guide
  • Hot buffet breakfast
  • Freshly made lunch
  • Fruit & snacks throughout the day 
  • Air-conditioned 4WD Vehicle
  • Pick-up & drop-off from your Alice Springs accommodation


Spaces on this one-day 4WD tour fill fast so book early to avoid disappointment


TOUR ITINERARY: 1 Day Kings Canyon 4WD Tour

5:30 am (approx)

Departing from your Alice Springs accommodation at 5.30 am, we travel along the Stuart Highway before heading across the Ernest Giles 4WD dirt road, experiencing the true remoteness of Outback Australia. 

9.00 am

Stop for breakfast at Kings Creek Station, a working cattle/camel station. 

10.00 am

After breakfast, we drive to Watarrka National Park and embark on a spectacular 3 hour, 6 km guided Kings Canyon Rim Walk. 

An unguided alternative walk, the Kings Creek Walk, is also available.

Take in the spectacular views from the top of the Canyon while learning about the early explorers and geology. Walk between the sandstone cliffs to the Garden of Eden, a tropical oasis with a natural spring waterhole that is surrounded by lush exotic plant life.


After lunch, we will travel back to Alice Springs, taking in the changing colours of the ancient landscape as the sun sets over the Central Australia horizon.



Prices start at $235AUD for adults and $176AUD for children under 15.

Tickets for this full-day tour leaving and returning to Alice Springs sell fast. Claim your spot today to avoid disappointment. 



What are the departure and return times?

We leave Alice Springs at approximately 5:30 am and return to Alice Springs at around 5:30 pm.


Can I bring my family?

Yes. Children aged 10 years and over are welcome on our tour. Children aged 10-15 are charged $176 per person. 

All travellers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for their care.


What should I bring on the tour?

  • Proof of booking (can include the e-version delivered to your email)
  • Water bottle (capacity 3 litres)
  • Strong non-slip walking shoes
  • Hat (wide-brimmed is best)
  • Flynet, sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Casual and comfortable clothing (cool, light clothing is best in summer and warm clothing for winter).


How many people are on each tour?

We have a maximum of 20 people on each tour. You will travel in a comfortable, purpose-built air-conditioned 4WD truck.


Conditions of Travel

By booking our tours, you confirm you have read and accepted our conditions of travel, including the terms, conditions and cancellation policy. 

Please click here for the conditions of travel and cancellation policy.