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The Larapinta Trail

Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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9 Day with Trek Larapinta!

We had an excellent trek over 9 days exploring Simpsons Gap, Ormiston Gorge, camping by the Finke... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kelsey M
Baltimore, Maryland

We had a terrific experience with Trek Larapinta on the Larapinta Trail. 9 days of magnificent... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Esposito B
Melbourne, Australia
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We had an excellent trek over 9 days exploring Simpsons Gap, Ormiston Gorge, camping by the Finke River, Stanley Chasm and many more! I really loved getting up early to hike up Mt Sonder and be at the top for sunrise. It was very special....More

Thank Kelsey M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a terrific experience with Trek Larapinta on the Larapinta Trail. 9 days of magnificent rugged scenery with other guests from around the world and guides (Rob and Dan) that took care of everything we needed. Highlights included the Ormiston Gap and Pound, Mt...More

Thank Esposito B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you enjoy an all inclusive camping experience, with professional staff catering for your needs - Trek Larapinta is a natural choice. In a group of six friends we were truly astounded how far the staff would go in their efforts to satisfy our needs....More

Thank Carl L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Have just returned from a super 6-day trek with Trek Larapinta with two legendary guides Morgan and Jacob. Even when the airline lost my luggage and delayed my trek, nothing was too hard for these guys who offered to lend me their own gear and...More

Thank kittyindustries
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's rare that one has expectations exceeded, but for my wife and I that was certainly the case on our 6-day Larapinta trek 20-25/8/2017. Well done Australian Walking Holidays, World Expeditions on such a smooth-running setup, and having such great staff! Paul, Rick and Lucy...More

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible experience to travel the Larapinta Trail with Trek Australia. Dan, Nathan and Benni were great guides - and cooks. The food was awesome. The West Macs are a stunning background for the 6 days we spent trekking west towards Mount Sonder. The...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the end to End with Trek Larapinta and the only word to describe it is 'Awesome'. Guides, Hayley and Josh kept 8 of us well fed, informed and safe for 16 days. The stars and moonlight, blue skies, spectacular scenic views, wildlife, waterholes and...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I decided we wanted a challenge and in the Larapinta Trail, we certainly found it. We hiked from West to East, unsupported except for some food drops, in the latter part of August 2017. You can read and watch many and varied...More

Thank Grahame S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderful experience to drop out of mainstream life for 6 days, settle into base camp and spend each day walking and exploring the majestic West McDonnell ranges. Returning to camp at the end of the day to extraordinarily well cooked meals (thanks...More

Thank maureenmL4997EU
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a amazing experience over 9 days with Trek Larapinta. Our guides, Dan & Rob were excellent motivators, great cooks & wonderful company. Thanks for being my sherpa on Sonder, Dan! Couldn't have done it without you, fellas and so pleased I did!More

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ParksandWildlifeNT, Tourism Development Officer at The Larapinta Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This response is posted on behalf of Trek Tours ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi Bev, Thank you very much for rating your 9 Day Larapinta trekking experience with Trek Larapinta as 5 stars! Dan and Rob are great guides and I’m happy to hear that they enabled you...More

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26 July 2016|
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Response from Wongaya_Jeff | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get water but not necessarily tank water, we took a filter and used water from Billabongs. But tank water is available most days
23 June 2016|
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Response from Brolga1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, you definitely do not need a guide to do the trail as long as you are able to carry about 20kg and you do your research. The trail packs that contain all the maps along with the really comprehensive website will give... More
9 January 2016|
Response from Sydneyjaq |
Not sure as I went with World Expeditions and didn't do the whole of the Trek. I would suspect you would still need to organise food and water drops. Local camping shops in Alice Springs would be able to give you up-to-date... More