Standley Chasm

Alice Springs, nt

Standley Chasm
1 Jay Creek Road, Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs NT 0872

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STANDLEY CHASM/Angkerle Atwatye - the jewel of the Arrernte/Central desert region, named after IDA Standley, first white women to view.

50kms west of Alice Springs off Larapinta drive, surrounded by MacDonnell Ranges National Park,
Access on natural riverbed trail (1.2km/20min walk), which leads off onto the Larapinta Trail at Gall Springs. Display of natural growth rare cycads Macromesia Macdonelliae , protected by statute
Spectacular 80m sheer face rock passage, optimum viewing time in Noon, direct sunlight

* Unique Aboriginal Owned & Operated enterprise - Angkerle Aboriginal Corporation
* A "womans" dreaming" initiation site in Aboriginal culture & local history
* Significant appeal for Flora, Geological, Bird watching & Wildlife Photography
* Relaxed natural ambience, accessible "Palm Valley" type experience
*Can organise/network with local area/Traditional Owners guiding service - various presentations
* Kiosk Cafe - Fresh Ground Coffee, Scones, Icecreams, Meat pies, Soda
* Group catering by bookings only Other menus - Grills /salad luncheon,Teas
* Souvenir shop & local Aboriginal crafts jewellery artefact
* Good coach parking facilities - picnic tables/BBQ
* Basic Facilities for Camping for walkers/groups