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
 
 

Great Australian Walkabout

This extraordinary tour offers you the ideal combination of taking in Australia's greatest attractions combined with our country's greatest walks - all in the one value packed itinerary. Created especially for travellers who agree that the best way to experience a destination is on foot, this trip includes active ways to enjoy the most iconic destinations in Australia such as Sydney Harbour, The Blue Mountains, Melbourne, The Great Ocean Walk, Adelaide, Finders Ranges, Heysen Trail, Alice Springs, the Larapinta Trail and Uluru-Kata Tjuta. Utilising our experienced local guides combined with our three decades of expertise operating trips right across this amazing land, this tour provides you with the opportunity to combine the best active adventures with comfortable small group touring. Highlights include walking the cliff-top trails of Sydney Harbour and the Blue Mountains, see koalas in the wild on Victoria's Great Ocean Walk, explore the Coorong coastal wilderness, walk the Heysen Trail and Wilpena Pound in South Australia and to enjoy the legendary Ghan Railway through the desert to Alice Springs. This superb journey concludes with walks along the famous Larapinta Trail, where you'll experience the comfortable new semi-permanent campsites before travelling on to Kings Canyon and Uluru (Ayers Rock).

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Sydney Harbour National Park
DAY 2 Grand Canyon walk and the Blue Mountains
DAY 3 To Melbourne
DAY 4 / 5 Great Ocean Walk
DAY 6 To Adelaide
DAY 7 Clare Valley and Melrose
DAY 8 Walk Heysen Trail to Wilpena Pound
DAY 9 St Mary's Peak (1171m)
DAY 10 Ghan train From Port Augusta
DAY 11 Alice Springs
DAY 12 trek the Larapinta Trail
DAY 13 Standley Chasm and Larapinta Trail
DAY 14 Countts Point Larapinta Trail
DAY 15 Ormiston Pound and Kings Canyon
DAY 16 To Uluru (Ayers Rock)
DAY 17 Uluru and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)
DAY 18 Trip concludes at Ayers Rock Airport

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Trip Code: GAW
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  18 days
Activities:  4WD Day Walking
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Next Trip:  01 September 2014
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price: £4,500.00 GBP

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