Between Ayers Rock and Alice Springs, Kings Canyon Resort offers 2 restaurants, 2 swimming pools, and a gas station. It features outback campground rooms and a unique outdoor dining experience.

Kings Canyon Resort facilities include a tennis court, general store, souvenir shop, shared laundry facilities and gas station. Tour desk and postal services are also available.

Guests can chose between backpacker accommodations in the outback or private rooms. All units contain insect screens, air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities and extra blankets. Interconnecting rooms are available.

Guests can use the resort's outback barbecue and grill facilities or choose a private 6-course campfire gourmet dining experience.

Kings Canyon is a 3 hour drive from both Ayers Rock (Uluru) and Alice Springs. Watarrka National Park is 4 miles away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Discovery Kings Canyon has been welcoming guests since Sep 9, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Tennis court

Pool table



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Room Type
3 twin beds
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Does the deluxe king room have a private bathroom ?
    Yes, all our Deluxe and Standard Rooms have a private Bathroom.
    Answered on 10 January 2021
  • Hi can I ask why cant 3 people book and sleep in the room with 2 queen beds? I have 2 young daughters, 21 n 19, travelling with me. We will like to st..
    Hello, Thank you for your question. Our Standard and Deluxe rooms with 2 x queen beds will sleep up to 4 guests. No need to book 2 rooms if you are h..
    Answered on 20 May 2022
  • We will travel from Melbourne and Sydney. If we can not travel b’se of Covid .. when we can cancel with no charge
    Hello, Thank you for your message. The terms & conditions will be the same as when you booked on the site. If you advise your name and da..
    Answered on 23 January 2022
  • Hi I am a trying to book the double room and jjust wanted to ensure it had air con please. Also do you offer local discount rates?
    Good afternoon, Yes all of our Resort Rooms at Kings Canyon have air conditioning. We are happy to offer a 10% locals discount, however this can only ..
    Answered on 7 December 2020
  • Is the resort open at present?
    On Thursday 16 Sept we had to evacuate our property due to a bushfire in the region. We're happy to advise that the threat has now passed and the prop..
    Answered on 21 September 2021
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Area info *
2 Restaurants On Site
  • Carmichaels
    • Open for
  • Outback BBQ
    • Open for
Resort Facilities at Discovery Kings Canyon
Great facilities! Review score, 8
Most popular amenities
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
WiFi in all areas
Free parking
Family rooms
  • Towels
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Tennis equipment
  • Hiking
  • Pool table
  • Tennis court
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and costs AUD 10 per hour.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    • ATM on site
    • Fax/Photocopying
    Safety & security
    • Safe
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Discovery Kings Canyon takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM


    From 5:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Discovery Kings Canyon accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    FAQs about Discovery Kings Canyon

    • Discovery Kings Canyon has 2 restaurants:

      • Outback BBQ
      • Carmichaels

    • Room options at Discovery Kings Canyon include:

      • Double

    • Discovery Kings Canyon is 17.4 miles from the center of Kings Canyon.

    • Yes, Discovery Kings Canyon is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Check-in at Discovery Kings Canyon is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at Discovery Kings Canyon may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Discovery Kings Canyon offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Pool table
      • Tennis court
      • Tour or class about local culture
      • Walking tours
      • Live music/Performance
      • Tennis equipment