Simpsons Gap



A number of scenic gaps pierce the West MacDonnell Ranges. One of these is Simpsons Gap, site of one of the most prominent waterholes in the region. The area is an important spiritual site to the Arrarnta Aboriginal people, where several dreaming trails and stories cross. At dawn or dusk Simpsons gap it is renowned as a place to see black-footed rock wallabies along the sites short walking track. Good examples of many of the vegetation communities of the MacDonnell Ranges are found in the Simpsons Gap area, including large stands of mulga, and the area around the gap is a major stronghold for over 40 rare and relict plants.


  • Dust and Drought (Image copyright: Sondra Young)

    31/10/2010 Duración: 46h00s
  • Early History (Image copyright: Sondra Young)

    30/10/2010 Duración: 94h00s
  • A Long Way from Town (Image copyright: Sondra Young)

    29/10/2010 Duración: 59h00s
  • Early Tours (Image copyright: Trudy Hayes)

    28/10/2010 Duración: 174h00s
  • Mpaltjarra - Wild Orange

    27/10/2010 Duración: 52h00s
  • Para - River Red Gum Tree

    26/10/2010 Duración: 97h00s
  • Papa Inura - Dingo

    25/10/2010 Duración: 45h00s
  • Enarlanga - Echidna

    24/10/2010 Duración: 98h00s
  • Kaanka - Crow

    23/10/2010 Duración: 78h00s
  • Kevin Namatjira (Image copyright: Kevin Namatjira)

    22/10/2010 Duración: 48h00s
  • Lenie Namatjira (Image copyright: Lenie Namatjira)

    21/10/2010 Duración: 104h00s
  • Battarbee & Namatjira (Image copyright: Peter Latz)

    20/10/2010 Duración: 73h00s
  • Ivy Pareroultja (Image copyright: Ivy Pareroultja)

    19/10/2010 Duración: 118h00s
  • Black-footed Rock-wallaby

    18/10/2010 Duración: 35h00s
  • Day as a Ranger

    17/10/2010 Duración: 194h00s
  • Frogs Underfoot

    16/10/2010 Duración: 39h00s
  • Resident Pair of Dingoes

    15/10/2010 Duración: 48h00s
  • Water Scorpions

    14/10/2010 Duración: 151h00s
  • The Biggest Ghost Gum

    13/10/2010 Duración: 69h00s
  • Echidnas

    12/10/2010 Duración: 172h00s
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