Amazing things to see, do and experience.

Activities

We have a variety of activities including a buggy station tour, cultural tours, helicopter flights and swimming at the station.

We can also recommend other great activities in the area including Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Tour, the Kings Canyon rim walk, and the Kathleen Springs walk in the Watarrka National Park.

The Mereenie Loop provides an alternative unsealed scenic route from Watarrka (Kings Caynon) to Alice Springs and Uluru (Ayers Rock) via the Western MacDonnell Ranges. Mereenie Loop Permits are available from Reception / Fuel shop at a cost of $5 each.

For more information on what to do at Kings Creek Station and the surrounding areas ask the friendly staff in the shop or contact us at the station.

 

BUGGY STATION TOUR - TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

Ever wondered what life is like living and working on a cattle station? Our station tour gives you the opportunity to learn all about outback life and the everyday workings of a station in Central Australia.

Experience the vast and stunning landscape of Kings Creek Station on our buggy tour adventure. Feel the wind on your face as you drive along our private bush trails taking in incredible scenery, such as the George Gill Ranges. Enjoy a real off-road, adventurous drive in a small group with a local tour guide. Throughout your journey, you’ll stop to learn about the history and culture of the station, take photos and make unforgettable memories.

Our buggy tour adventure is the perfect activity for groups of friends or family, corporate or social groups. Bookings are essential.

Departure Times: Please contact our office on (08) 8956 7474 to check availability & pricing.

What to Bring on the tour

•Drivers License
•Closed-toe footwear – hiking shoes or boots
•Clothing appropriate to the forecast weather; be mindful of dirt in any weather conditions
•Camera
•Sunglasses
•Water bottle
•Binoculars for passengers (optional)

Important Information

•Drivers must hold a current Australian “C” class or appropriate “R” class driver’s license or international equivalent.
•Minimum age is 8 years old to be a passenger
•Minimum numbers required
•Tour includes helmet, local guides and safety instruction
•Participants are required to sign an indemnity form, parent or guardian to sign waiver for minors.

KARRKE ABORIGINAL CULTURAL TOURS

The 1‑hour tour is a short walk and talk on areas of impor­tance in cul­tur­al knowl­edge on bush tuck­er and bush med­i­cines used for spir­i­tu­al and heal­ing, as used by the Lurit­ja and Per­tame (South­ern Aran­da) people.

In the shad­ed seat­ing areas, you will learn about;

•Sea­son­al bush tuck­er food, includ­ing the Witch­et­ty Grub!
•Mai (mean­ing food in the Lurit­ja lan­guage) edi­ble tree seeds and grass seeds and the impor­tant grind­ing stones.
•Expla­na­tion of an Abo­rig­i­nal dot paint­ing in great detail.
•Local wood made Abo­rig­i­nal artefacts
•An impres­sive large scale dis­play of var­i­ous oth­er seeds of trees gath­ered from our region
•Bush med­i­cine plants and their uses by our Abo­rig­i­nal people.

What to Bring?

•On warm summer days (Decem­ber to Feb­ru­ary), bring a fly net, cool and com­fort­able clothes and closed footwear
•A water bot­tle to keep hydrated
•Sun­screen and a hat
•Dur­ing our win­ter months (June-August), it is cooler and warm clothes are required for the outdoors weather
•A cam­era to take those amaz­ing shots of your expe­ri­ence

Dates & Times

Dura­tion: 1 hour
Tours operate: from February to October
Depart­ing tour times from: 9:00am, 10:30am, 2:00pm & 4:00pm
How to book: Please contact Kings Creek Station reservations team for pricing, availability and to make a booking.
(08) 8956 7474
[email protected]

SCENIC HELICOPTER FLIGHTS - CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Right on our doorstep lie Australia’s spectacular Central Ranges, covering an area of 168,000 square kilometres. This vast maze of crags & canyons, rock formations & waterholes, craters and many more natural features are accessible only from the air.

We have a range of flights available, from a 5-minute scenic flight to extended and exclusive charter.

Operational times, availability and price of helicopter flights are subject to change. Please enquire with our on-site staff.

Helicopter flights are currently unavailable until further notice.

WATARRKA NATIONAL PARK

Watarrka National Park is home to the mighty Kings Canyon; a majestic destination featuring 300 metre high sandstone walls, palm-filled crevices, and views that stretch across the desert.

Download the Avenza Maps App on your device whilst you are still in range to find the FREE local park map you need. Once downloaded, the maps can be used without a network connection. Your device’s built in GPS will plot your real-time location within the park onto the map. These GPS enabled maps will assist you to stay on track.

Find out More

Click link to download this Government Parks Fact Sheet

THE MEREENIE LOOP

The Mereenie Loop provides an alternative unsealed scenic route from Watarrka (Kings Caynon) to Alice Springs and Uluru (Ayers Rock) via the Western MacDonnell Ranges.

Mereenie Loop Permits are available from Reception / Fuel shop at a cost of $5 each.