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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  • Today we explored Simpson’s Gap. It certainly was magnificent. It’s soaring cliffs and tranquil waterhole was breathtaking. On our way in - we were super fortunate to meet Mark the local National... 
    Today we explored Simpson’s Gap. It certainly was magnificent. It’s soaring cliffs and tranquil waterhole was breathtaking. On our way in - we were super fortunate to meet Mark the local National...  more »
  • Simpson's Gap is far from the most spectacular of the gorges in the West Macs - I found Standley Chasm, Serpentine Gorge, Ellery Big Hole and Ormiston all more impressive. But it has advantages in... 
    Simpson's Gap is far from the most spectacular of the gorges in the West Macs - I found Standley Chasm, Serpentine Gorge, Ellery Big Hole and Ormiston all more impressive. But it has advantages in...  more »
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  • if your in alice springs you gotta go here, like a postcard
  • Easy walk in, fauna and flora beautiful, nice easy welcoming feel to it

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