Kings Creek can be reached from a number of roads. Travelling from Alice Springs you have 3 options. You can travel via the Mereenie Loop Road, the Ernest Giles Road (both dirt and approximately 300kms from Alice Springs), or the Luritja Road via Lasseter Highway (sealed and 450kms from Alice Springs).
If travelling from Uluru (Ayers Rock) or Erldunda on the Lasseter Highway the turn off is at the Luritja junction. Distance from Uluru (Ayers Rock) is 300kms.
Before travelling on the dirt roads it is highly recommended to check the conditions of the roads before your journey.
Kings Creek Station has a formed airstrip, suitable for small and medium aircrafts, and is the only emergency airstrip in the area. Transfers to and from the airstrip can be arranged by calling +61 8 8956 2345.
Visitors wishing to visit the canyon can have a pick up arranged via a tour coach leaving from Kings Creek at 8.30 a.m. each morning - and returning at approx. 2.00 p.m.
Kings Creek Station Guest $55 (incl. GST)
Non Guest $75 (incl. GST)
Landing fee is payable on day of arrival to Kings Creek Station.
Prior landing permission must be obtained from Kings Creek Station by calling +61 8 8956 7474
Arrangements for Kings Canyon transfers can be made by contacting Kings Creek Helicopters on +61 8 8956 7886.
Kings Creek Station Airstrip is suitable for small and medium aircrafts.
For visitors wishing to know the location of the airstrip the details are as follows:-
N.T. Por. 1097
Lat. 24deg. 25' 23" S. Long. 131deg. 50' 05" E.
The airstrip is 1600 metres long.
Kings Creek Station
Petermann, Northern Territory 0872