Simpsons Gap, Alice Springs

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Simpsons Gap (Arrernte: Rungutjirpa) is one of the gaps in the West MacDonnell Ranges in Australia's Northern Territory. It is located 18 kilometres west from Alice Springs, on the Larapinta Trail.
The gap is home to various plants and wildlife, including the black-footed rock-wallaby. It is the site of a permanent waterhole.
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  • This is the first major scenic location west of Alice and takes about 15 minutes to get here by car. There is a large car park with many facilities. The walk takes about 5-10 minutes to get to the... 
    This is the first major scenic location west of Alice and takes about 15 minutes to get here by car. There is a large car park with many facilities. The walk takes about 5-10 minutes to get to the...  more »
  • Yet another outstanding place to visit when touring around Alice Springs. A short walk and you will be rewarded with the natural beauty of the area. A must see. 
    Yet another outstanding place to visit when touring around Alice Springs. A short walk and you will be rewarded with the natural beauty of the area. A must see.  more »
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  • Stunning landscape, cold breeze blowing through the Gap.
  • Worth a stop.

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