Standley Chasm Angkerle Atwatye is regarded as a “must see” spectacular geological and significant cultural icon of Central Australia.
Surrounded by the West MacDonnell Ranges National Park, it’s located in a private flora and fauna reserve owned by the Iwupataka Land Trust,
A unique Aboriginal Owned & Operated enterprise, Angkerle Aboriginal Corporation is owned by the local Community members who are direct descendants of the Western Arrernte Aboriginal people, that have lived in this area for tens of thousands of years.
Walking access to the dramatic 80m sheer rock-face of the chasm is along a well maintained trail (1.2km/10mins each way), following the natural creek bed with seating & interpretative signage.
Angkerle Atwatye “the Gap of Water” is a striking geological formation that has significant botanical, bird-watching & wildlife photography appeal. It is an important cultural site for Western Arrernte women and now provides a backdrop for authentic cross-cultural presentations, bush tucker tours, art workshops & language classes.
Kiosk Café – barista coffees, home baked scones, hot lunches, ice creams. Free picnic tables/BBQ/WC.
Group catering by arrangement, with coach parking facilities.
Souvenir shop with hand-painted Aboriginal crafts made on site including boomerangs at workshop prices.
Various Campsites for walkers/groups/RV power.
WHY ISN’T THE GOOD ACCESS BADGE TURNED ON?
Some listings are here because we think they’re pretty cool and you should know about them! And some, we just haven’t quite got enough info to make the ‘Good Access’ call yet.. so to answer the question, a business could be listed on our site if:
A. The business indicates they have some accessible facilities, but we haven’t quite gotten around to chatting through the details, stay tuned! If you’ve been here, leave a review and let us know about your experience!
B. We have spoken to their team.. the facilities aren’t quite what we’d call accessible BUT we’ve provided you with ‘good to know’ tips in case you’re keen to give it a go anyway!
FACILITIES FOUND HERE
- Caravan / Camper Trailer / Campervan Sites / Campsites
- Coach Parking
- Conference/Convention Facilities
- Enquiry Desk
- Family Friendly
- Food and Refreshments
- Interpretive Centre
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet