Serpentine Gorge - NT

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -23.759693 132.979416
DMS: 23º 45' 34.9" S 132º 58' 45.9" E
UTM: 53 K 7370915mN 294075mE
Altitude: 732.51m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

28.67kms NorthEast of Hermannsburg
92.45kms West of Alice Springs
232.56kms North of Kulgera
327.84kms SouthWest of Ampilatwatja

Address & Contact

Serpentine Gorge Rd
Namatjira NT 0872
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Serpentine Gorge is a sacred site to Western Arrernte Aboriginal people. It’s name in Western Arrernte is Ulpma (uhlp-Mah).

The gorge is reached via a short, easy walk (1.3km/30min) that takes you into a sheltered gorge and waterhole. It is less well-known than some of the other locations in the area, so it’s a peaceful spot to spend a bit of time and you'll be sure to spot some wildlife come to water.

The Gorge is also home to several rare and endemic plant species like the Centralian flannel flower and MacDonnell Ranges cycad.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Alice Springs Airport at 29/08:00pm CST
Distance from Serpentine Gorge 92.58km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
34.9°C31.3°C22%10.0°C1005.1hPa0.0mmSE19km/hr
10knots
26km/hr
14knots

Closest Climatic Station

Alice Springs Airport
Distance from Serpentine Gorge 92.58km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.435.132.628.223.019.819.722.627.230.933.635.4
Mean Min. °C21.520.717.512.68.25.04.06.010.314.817.920.2
Mean Rain mm38.643.832.316.318.913.615.09.28.521.429.136.9

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