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The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park

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Those rocks,the colour, the smells,,, just so amazing. A must visit . Take a picnic lunch, a hat... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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Magical walking through the sandy gap between two massive rocks sacred aboriginal paintings well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hervey Bay, Australia
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Ross Highway, 10 kilometres east of Alice Springs. | East MacDonnell Ranges, Hale, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Those rocks,the colour, the smells,,, just so amazing. A must visit . Take a picnic lunch, a hat and sunscreen and soak in the history.

Thank dakini207
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magical walking through the sandy gap between two massive rocks sacred aboriginal paintings well worth going in easy walk from carpark

Thank lynjford
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Jessy Gap has also red rocks and high trees, just like Emily Gap. The difference was that we were walking on sand. The rocks were out of this earth. Enjoyable! We even found several rocks with stripes. That was something new for us. We enjoyed...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Emily and Jessie Gaps are both worth a visit and easily accessible - short, level walks from the car park for both. Both are beautiful and tranquil spots (only a few visitors when we went) that well reward your time. Note: At Emily Gap there...More

Thank Terry_Lobert
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is highly underrated. This short and easily accessible place definitely has the wow factor. Although only accessible by car and a little out of the way, as soon as you get out of your car and walk a few meters you are instantly struck...More

Thank Yvette H
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Easy attraction to get to by car rental. It’s is a nice thing to see if you arrive in Alice Springs around lunch time. From the airport, grab your car rental, drop your bags at your accommodation, lunch at the Mall or a shopping centre,...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

We only visited Emily Gap due to time restraints, but we loved it. It’s an amazing geographical formation, that is beautiful. It’s a special women’s place for local aboriginal people and you get a sense of that walking through it. Definitely worth a visit. It’s...More

Thank daveylynne
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Both Emily and Jessie Gap are relatively close to Alice Springs. Both are small compared to other gaps/gorges in the East and West Macs, but both were very picturesque and easily accessible/shirt walk from the highway. We visited as last stops on a full day...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Bit of bush walking required - need water and hats and sunscreen. Not as spectacular as Standley Chasm.

Thank Richard-Canberra
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I'm not sure how this garnered such high reviews. Both gaps are very brief stops if you're driving that way but aren't worth visiting otherwise. The rock art was not as good as elsewhere (kust red and white stripes), and you're not able to photograph...More

Thank Scott A
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Stephanie P
13 August 2018|
Response from Travel-future-ahoy | Reviewed this property |
I’d say at least a thousand years, if not tens of thousands. There has been research into it, but nothing officially confirmed as authoritative. It is generally acknowledged to be Dreaming, or Dreamtime, which is not... More