Glen Helen Lodge

Backpackers and Hostels

Glen Helen Lodge is the only accommodation located within the Tjoritja – West MacDonnell Ranges National Park, 130km west of Alice Springs.

This extraordinary landscape is 800 million years old and has been home to the Western Aranda Aboriginal people for tens of thousands of years. Enjoy a haven of outback hospitality with 25 motel rooms and an expansive campground boasting the only powered sites in the Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park.

The property has access to Optus 4G cell service, a popular restaurant, bar/bistro, swimming pool and access to the spectacular Glen Helen Gorge and Finke River.

Visit us in the Central Australian outback and soak up the incredible beauty of one of the earth’s oldest landscapes.


Air Conditioning Australian Hotels Association Australian Tourism Accreditation Automatic Teller Machine Bar Barbeque Birdwatching Blankets Cafe Camp Kitchen Camping Carpark Communal Lounge Communal Shower Conference/Function Facilities Cycling Disabled access available Electric Vehicle Charging Point Family Friendly Free Wifi Gas Hairdryer International Laundry Linen supplied Not Available Open Fireplace Outdoor Dining Area Outdoor Furniture Private Bathroom Public Telephone Refrigerator Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Restaurant Swimming Swimming Pool Tea/Coffee making facilities Television Walk Walks


The comfortable motel rooms feature a queen bed and single bed and all rooms include spectacular scenery. Many rooms have close access to the swimming pool area.

Air Conditioning Blankets Linen supplied Refrigerator

This room has queen and bunk beds to suit a family of four. We recommend maximum three adults one child or two adults two children, not four adults due to space constraints.

Air Conditioning Blankets Refrigerator

This room has queen a with Escarpment Views of Glenhelen lodge.

Air Conditioning Blankets Linen supplied Private Bathroom Refrigerator

Unpowered caravan and camping sites are available, each with access to shared amenities. Most grassed areas are supplied with fire pits, but no wood.

Please note that the indicative price quoted is per person, per night.

Unpowered Site

Powered caravan and camping sites are available, each with access to shared amenities and a power outlet for convenience. The sites offer a flexible configurations and there are sites to suit all types and sizes of vehicles.

Please note that the indicative price quoted is for two adults only, per night.

Powered Site


From AU$12.00

These prices range from unpowered camp sites to air-conditioned Lodge rooms.

Trading Times

Check In: 2:00 am
Check Out: 10:00 am

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