Tower Rock- Mac & Rose Chalmers Conservation Reserve - NT

  Camp Free


DEG: -22.469675 135.082596
DMS: 22º 28' 10.83" S 135º 04' 57.34" E
UTM: 53 K 7515183mN 508497mE
Altitude: 495.42m


Address & Contact

MacDonald Downs2 Plenty HighwayAlice Springs 0872
Phone: +61 8956 9097


TOWER ROCK (Mac & Rose Chalmers Conservation Reserve)

Bush camping is available with $10 fee per car paid in Mt Swan Store. The designated camping area has existing fire pits and a bush toilets. Campers need to be self sufficient and well equipped.
Tower Rock activities:
- hiking,
- birdwatching
- climbing
- camping
- watching sunrises and sunsets.

Visit Central Australia’s newest and exclusive park, Tower Rock (Mac & Rose Chalmers Conservation Reserve). It is situated on MacDonald Downs 285kms NE of Alice Springs.
This unique granite boulder outcrop - encompassing 470 hectares of land, is host to a wide range of native plant species and wildlife.
Camp among the beautiful granite boulders and see the magical sunrise over Tower Rock. Enjoy the spectacular views from the top of the boulders and take walks through the bush land. And in the evening climb all the way up to the top and enjoy a glass of wine during the sunset!
Interesting detour for Binns Track travelers. From here, travelers have the option of a loop to Alice Springs or to explore the Northern section of the Binns Track to the Davenport Ranges.

Please bring your own drinking water and firewood. No drinking water is available and firewood collection is not permitted in the Reserve but can be collected on nearby Mt Swan.
Be sure to tell a reliable person of your travel plans including your intended time of return.
Fuel is available at Gemtree, Harts Range and Mt Swan – opening hours and availability vary.
Please close the gates behind you.
Pets are permitted and must be on a lead at all times.

What else we've got to offer?
Utopian Aboriginal Art Gallery and the Mt Swan Mini-Mart ( open daily from 9.30 am till 4.00 pm) are only 27 km away.

Food groceries
Hot take away
Cold and hot drinks
Car Accessories
Internet access

If you have any questions contact us on 08 89569433.

See you in Tower Rock!

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Distance from Tower Rock- Mac & Rose Chalmers Conservation Reserve 116.95km S
Mean Max. °C36.234.331.528.822.919.219.722.927.730.933.434.4
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Mean Rain mm43.444.240.015.920.116.310.36.86.822.431.339.6

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