Originally a German Lutheran mission in the 1880s, Hermannsburg retains some historic buildings including a stone church and schoolhouse giving it an unusual character. It is located on Larapinta Drive, 130 kilometres south west of Alice Springs near the entrance to Finke National Park and Palm Valley.

Hermannsburg is also known as the home of famous Aboriginal painter Albert Namatjira who captured the light and colour of the area so well. If continuing west towards Kings Canyon, Hermannsburg is the last fuel stop and outlet to purchase a Mereenie Loop Pass.

Quick Facts

Hermannsburg is an Urban Location area within the local government area of MacDonnell  in Northern Territory, it is located approximately 1292kms from the capital Darwin and extends over an area of 13.31 square kilometres. Hermannsburg has a recorded population of 605 residents and is within the Australian Central Standard Time zone Australia/Darwin.

If you are planning a visit to Hermannsburg we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Hermannsburg and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.