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1 Day West MacDonnell Ranges Tour

  • Outback Crossroads, NT
    Outback Crossroads, NT
  • Gorge Western MacDonnell Ranges
    Gorge Western MacDonnell Ranges

Spend the day exploring the mighty West MacDonnell Ranges on this tour departing from Alice Springs.

  • Head west on Larapinta Drive alongside the ochre coloured West MacDonnells
  • Pass John Flynn Memorial at the foot of the Mt Gillen
  • The remains of the twin ghost gums painted by Albert Namatjira.
  • Continue to Standley Chasm - a striking deep red cleft that glows with reflected sunlight
  • Walk into the Chasm along the Angkerle Creek bed
  • Enjoy morning tea at Standley Chasm
  • Ellery Creek Big Hole - take a short walk along a creek bed to the cool waterhole below a steep rocky escarpment
  • Stop at the Orchre Pits
  • Visit Glen Helen Gorge - a semi-permanent waterhole
  • Enjoy a ploughman's lunch with beer, wine or soft drink
  • Visit Ormiston Gorge and waterhole for a ploughman's lunch
  • Time to relax at the waterhole
  • A refreshing swim may be possible depending on the time of year
  • Make a stop at Simpsons Gap - rich ochre coloured rock walls rising from a sandy creek bed
  • Look for black-footed Rock Wallabies along the rocky base
  • Look for eagles, kytes and falcons soaring in the thermal currents above the West MacDonnells
  • Perhaps meet a local lizard

Tours depart daily at 8am and return at 5.30pm

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Priced from $145 per adult and $109 per child (4-14)

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