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The Larapinta Trail

| Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ellery Creek to Ormiston Gorge 4days 3nights

Last years 4days Mt Sonder to Ormiston Gorge were great for two old diehard independant trekkers... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
wanderergeoff
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Torquay, Australia
Didn't want to finish

Ten friends trekking for 6 days in photo-perfect West McDonald ranges. It couldn't be better with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greg R
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Canberra, Australia
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| Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Last years 4days Mt Sonder to Ormiston Gorge were great for two old diehard independant trekkers 70yo and 72yo This years 4 days were perhaps even better as each day we climbed to the ridge's to follow for a time. The all-around views from the...More

1  Thank wanderergeoff
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ten friends trekking for 6 days in photo-perfect West McDonald ranges. It couldn't be better with perfect weather, perfect sections of the Larapinta, the perfect campsite (and amazing cooking!), and the perfect guides in Lauren, Nathan and Annie. The pace and timing at various vantage...More

1  Thank Greg R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trecking in one's 70's can be rather daunting, especially when contemplating a climb to the summit of Mt Sonder at sunrise. But with Trek Larapinta we were guided by experienced, enthusiastic and delightful young guides and the climb was absolutely exhilarating. Each night we returned...More

2  Thank JillTeschendorff
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jill and I thoroughly enjoyed three days walking with Trek Larapinta in the west macdonnell ranges. The guides. Kenna, Lisha and Nathan were outstanding and are a credit to Holga, the company and their profession in general. A five star rating is inadequate to fully...More

1  Thank jcbee2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to the centre. The Trek Larapinta experience was outstanding in every respect. The guides were knowledgeable, safety conscious, obliging, good humoured and really good cooks. The environment was really beautiful and being able to walk with just a light day...More

1  Thank johnemitchell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend Trek Tours Australia if you're planning to trek the Larapinta. The food was amazing and so much better than what I had expected. The guides - Annie, Kenna, Stella and Ella, are very knowledgeable and experienced. They provided a unique and unforgettable adventure....More

1  Thank emmamccabe671
Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked the Larapinta Trail end-to-end over 12 days in June, 2017 and it was absolutely incredible!! Each section is different in both the stunning scenery and physical challenges. Being a relative rookie walker I don't have much gear and as a student with just...More

Thank HClem27
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, the Larapinta trail is magnificent. Stunning scenery. HOWEVER Life's an Adventure owners really make their tour guides work so hard resulting in some days having 1 guide for 14 pax (eg when one has to set up the camp whilst the other...More

Thank turtleSid
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this through Life's and adventure and didn't have to carry full packs, just water and lunch and rain gear. the most interesting parts of the trail were explored accompanied by two excellent guides

Thank dorisvan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful trip.The planning was perfect. The camps very comfortable and well laid out. The food was marvellous in quantity and quantity. But the most awesome aspect was the guides- gorgeous, knowledgeable, patient, caring, generous and highly professional. Loved it all really.

Thank RitaNatalina
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994philip
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
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erins758
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
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scarymonkey
9 January 2016|
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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
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