Kings Canyon Resort Rating: 4

Air Conditioning Swimming Pool Dining Bar

Kings Canyon Resort is located midway between Alice Springs and Uluru (Ayers Rock), three and a half hours drive from Ayers Rock Resort and three and a half hours from Alice Springs. This Red Centre destination and Northern Territory accommodation is easily accessible by road and the actual resort itself is located just 7 kilometres from the famous Kings Canyon which is part of the Watarrka National Park.

Kings Canyon is an unspoiled wilderness experience. The Canyon is over 120 million years old and its sandstone walls tower 270 metres above you. Surrounding the canyon is a thriving oasis known to the locals as 'The Garden of Eden'. You can explore the Watarrka National Park by making the rocky climb to the rim of Kings Canyon which takes approximately 3 hours. Alternatively you can explore the canyon floor which is an easier walk. There are many activities from the Kings Canyon accommodation including guide tours and self-guided walks.

Kings Canyon Resort offers all the amenities you need after a day of walking and exploring. With stylish and comfortable accommodation, lodge rooms as well as a grassy camp ground this resort caters for a range of budgets and needs. Guests of the resort can also enjoy great food, a lively tavern and a swimming pool. Kings Canyon Resort is an ideal destination for your Northern Territory adventure holiday.


Accommodation at Kings Canyon Resort offers a choice of 164 Budget, Standard and Deluxe Spa Rooms.

All Rooms Feature:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea / Coffee making facilities
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Writing Desk
  • Alarm Clock Radio
  • Extra Blankets
  • Insect Screens
  • Direct Dial Telephones
  • WiFi Internet Access

Standard Room: The comfortable standard rooms are spacious and contain a separate ensuite with shower. Interconnecting rooms are available on request. Bedding is 2 Double Beds OR 1 Queen Bed OR 1 King Bed + 1 King Single Bed + 1 Double Sofa Bed. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.

Deluxe Spa Room: Set in a prime location at the resort and nestled in amongst the scenery, the Spa rooms offer guests deluxe accommodation at Kings Canyon. An oversized spa bath with a glass window provides uninterrupted range views. The rooms also feature a mini bar and a private balcony offering a magnificent outlook onto a rocky escarpment that is lit at night. Bedding is 1 King Bed OR 2 Queen Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

All Lodge Budget Rooms Feature:

  • Evaporative cooling
  • Blankets
  • Refrigerator
  • Linen
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Television
  • Shared bathroom amenities
  • Communal kitchen facilities

Lodge Budget Room: Bedding is 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.


Carmichael's Restaurant: This dining venue will be open from approximately April to October each year and will serve breakfast and dinner daily during this time. Enjoy a fantastic array of Australian contemporary cuisine including housemade damper, barramundi in paperbark and braised kangaroo.

Outback BBQ and Grill: Experience delicious Australian BBQ cuisine in a genuine Outback Australian ambience - just like dining out on the verandah with family and friends. Entertainment is provided most nights. Open for breakfast and dinner.
Desert Oaks Bistro: A relaxed and casual atmosphere and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with a great variety of menu choices. The perfect place to grab a bite between your outback adventures.

Thirsty Dingo Bar: Open for lunch & dinner for drinks and pizzas. A great place to watch the sun set over the outback.

Under a Desert Moon: Available around April to October on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday evenings. Enjoy an exclusive dining experience set under a canopy of Southern Night sky, with the only light coming from the moon and the fireside. Enjoy some wine and canapes before experiencing the divine five course dinner. **Rates available from 01 April 2017 - 31 October 2017.**


  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Swimming pools
  • Tennis Court
  • Children's playground
  • Sunset viewing platform
  • Outdoor BBQ
  • General Store
  • Petrol Station
  • WiFi Internet Access
  • Internet Cafe
  • Guest Laundry facilities
  • Gift Shop
  • Safety deposit facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Complimentary car parking


The following activities are free of charge:

  • Tennis
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Witness the sunset from the Boardwalk viewing platform
  • Self-guided Kings Canyon walk
  • Self-guided walks through the Resort grounds

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Guided Kings Canyon Rim Walk and Climb (3.5 hours)
  • Sounds of Firelight outdoor dining experience
  • Helicopter flights
  • Scenic flights in winged aircraft
  • Camel rides
  • Quad Bike Adventures
  • Bicycle hire

TopAdditional Information

Children: 2-12 are free of charge on existing bedding
Serviced: daily
Transfers: Kings Canyon Resort offer transfers to / from Ayers Rock Resort from 01 April 2016 - 25 September 2016 & 01 April 2017 - 25 September 2017 (fees apply).
Check In: 3.00pm
Check Out: 10.00am
Reception: 6.30am - 9.30pm
Address: Kings Canyon, Central Australia, Northern Territory

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