Ochre Pits, West MacDonnell National Park

Categories: Outdoor Activities
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3.8/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
Ochre Pits is located in West MacDonnell National Park. Ochre Pits is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, West MacDonnell National Park Edition.
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  • The pits are a short walk from the carpark. There is a short paved track to a scenic outlook and then stairs down to the beautiful cliff face. All the dessert colours in the cliffs are lovely, but it'...  read more »
  • Not really worth the time if you're already familiar with Aboriginal use of Ochre paint. Just a river bed with various colours of clay used by the local tribes. No demonstrations of Ochre painting. On...  read more »
  • Stunning cliffs of ochre arising from a dry Ricky creek bed on the Larapinta Road. Easy walk from the car park. Colors of the ochre range from Crimson to Gold. Beautiful. The history of their use is a...  read more »
  • Absolutely gorgeous, recommended to stop here and take a look!
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