Glen Helen Gorge, Alice Springs, NT

Glen Helen Gorge is a large swimming hole on the Finke River near Glen Helen Homestead. The swimming hole is situated between two steep red rocky outcrops. It is quite a scenic location. There is a paid campsite near the homestead but you can visit the gorge for free if you are just passing through.


Location of Glen Helen Gorge

Glen Helen Homestead
Namatjira Drive, Alice Springs, NT

Directions to Glen Helen Gorge

From Alice Springs

  • Head west out of town along Larapinta Drive 900m
  • At roundabout take exit 2 onto Larapinta Drive 30m
  • At roundabout continue straight onto Larapinta Drive 45km
  • Turn right onto Namatjira Drive 85km
  • Turn left onto unnamed road 800m