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MacDonnell Ranges

West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide today was Chris, and a lovely bloke he was too, a very knowledgable and all round good guy. Excellent value on this day tour, usually with a 'very easy' option if you find walking on rocky ground difficult. Good lunch at Glen Helen,...More

Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started at Ormiston Gorge and worked our way back to Alice stopping in at each walk. Particularly loved Ormiston, Standley Chasm (had to pay for this one) and Simpsons Gap.

Thank Leona J
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We did a day tour from Alice out through the Western MacDonnell's as far as Glenn Helen (132 Kms) and you can see Mt Sonder. Places we visited on the Tour were Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Ormiston Gorge, Glenn Helen, The Orche Pits and Ellery...More

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Short on time and no car? Do this day trip from Alice Springs! Outstanding day tour with exceptional guide (Kimberley). Holy crap the West Mac's are simply stunning. Wish I had more time in each 'spot' but this tour gives you a tantalising taste of...More

Thank VegemiteToast
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A beautiful landscape, with amazing colours and views. The drive along gives you lots of different perspective

Thank Katy44b
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The absolute beauty of this region cannot be described. The colours are spectacular,truely a magical place. Stanley Chasm is so worth visiting,the walk to and from the Chasm very easy to do.

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

If blue skies, hiking, amazing sunsets and stunning stars are your thing, the west macs is a must do. We hired a camper and cruised from hike to hike. The days were perfect temperature and no rain. In the evening we relaxed with BBQ and...More

Thank Cycling_aussies
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

One of our favourite trips so far. Give yourself lots of time as there are plenty of stunning hikes and scenery to take in. Best time to go is in winter.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Many great locations to walk and admire the breathtaking views. You can even swim if it's no 10 degrees Celsius!

Thank Lancelot R
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I wrote the review and forgot the photos the 9 Day trek undertaken with TREK LARAPINTA was amazing every aspect to make this a prime experience has been addressed. Guides exceptional, food fabulous. Brewed coffee awaiting at dawn. Could not recommend trekking with this company...More

Thank Carole J
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