Larapinta Trek

We had a wonderful time on our recent 8 day Larapinta Trek. The trip was made all the more enjoyable by the assistance of our guides Adrian and Craig. Their flexibility, steady temperaments, knowledge, friendship, experience, sense of humor and ability in the kitchen took all the difficulties out of our experience. Nothing was too much trouble, and everything that should have happened happened, and happened when it should have. They made the whole experience for us a simple walk in the bush. We could not reccommend them more highly.

Peter Surtees | St Ives, NSW

Larapinta End to End

Walking the entire 223km length of the Larapinta Trail is a challenging objective, but one that comes with an equal sense of reward as you complete this outstanding trek in Australia's Red Centre. Our complete traverse of the Larapinta is an inspiring trek that will delight the wilderness lover and challenge the seasoned walker. The Larapinta Trail offers one of the greatest desert treks on earth and is one of Australia's most famous walking experiences. Following the spine of the West MacDonnell range, this trek will allow you to walk the entire length of the Larapinta Trail utilising the knowledge and experience of the pioneers of this now iconic trail. There will be some challenging stages as you pass over remote ridges and canyons, walking up to 30kms on some days. As with all our treks on the Larapinta Trail, you will only carry your day pack. The group camping gear is transported to the next campsite by our professional support crew, freeing trekkers to enjoy the diverse desert scenery, revel in the camaraderie of like-minded travellers and focus on achieving your goal.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Alice Springs, walk to Simpsons Gap
DAY 2 Walk to Jay Creek
DAY 3 Walk to Standley Chasm
DAY 4 Walk to Birthday Waterhole
DAY 5 Walk to Huge Gorge
DAY 6/7 Trek to Ellery Creek
DAY 8 Walk to Serpentine Gorge
DAY 9 Walk to Serpentine Chalet
DAY 10/11 Walk to Ormiston Gorge
DAY 12 Walk to Glen Helen
DAY 13 Walk to Redbank Gorge
DAY 14 Climb Mt Sonder, return to Alice Springs where trip concludes

traveller reviews

My friend and I have just returned from our Larapinta End to End 21 July 13. No doubt helped by ideal weather, the whole trip ran very smoothly and our guides Pete and Angela were very good and experienced. The meals were extremely good with plenty of fresh fruit and veggies. The day to day walking was good with keeping us informed on local history, plants and flowers, track conditions etc. Our whole group got on very well together, and in fact Pete, Ang and the walking group all went out for a meal together on our arrival back in Alice Springs. A wonderful trip and I would not hesitate to recommend World Ex or Pete and Ang. We met other hikers along the way and those that had been with you before all said they were happy with World Ex. So well done and many thanks for your help.

R Bolch Christchurch, New Zealand

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Trip Code: LAC
Trip Grading: Moderate to Challenging
Duration:  14 days
Activities:  Trekking 4WD
Next Trip:  07 June 2015
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price: $3,220.00 USD

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