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A wonderful discovery even after having travelled so much

Best of guides, wonderful attitude, caring, friendly, generous. Exceptional leadership from Jeff... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
Freetobemyself
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Montreal, Canada
Check it out - preferably in the cooler months

The Larapinta Trail offers something special for everyone, regardless of your level of fitness! If... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Imelda6450
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Alice Springs, Australia
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

Best of guides, wonderful attitude, caring, friendly, generous. Exceptional leadership from Jeff the leader. Amazing semi-permanent facility in sublime locations. Amazing food by Andy. Next time I will share my reciepe ahead of time so Andy could buy the ingredients. Sweet big eyes and smiles...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Freetobemyself
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

The Larapinta Trail offers something special for everyone, regardless of your level of fitness! If you love walking and photography and even experiencing the stars in unique environs, then I believe you'll find a part of the Larapinta Trail to adventure to and explore. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Imelda6450
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic trail. Well signposted and marked all along the way. It is possible to just do smaller sections. Plenty of secure parking at each section starting point. Each section is clearly marked with distance, gradient and skill level clearly displayed. Paths are well maintained.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nickytravels2014
Reviewed October 8, 2018

My husband and I recently walked the Larapinta trail with World Expeditions. We enjoyed the company of 12 fellow hikers and and had three amazing guides (Brent, Reid and Anita) who did everything to ensure we had an enjoyable experience. The camps were comfortable, with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

end to end professional service from the first step on the trail to the last farewell at the hotel drop off the staff were engaged and helpful totally recommend the company and this experience

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

As a UK expat I am frequently asked for recommendations from visitors for the must dos for a visit to Australia. Time is usually a factor with most visitors looking to cram in as much a possible into 3-4 weeks without spending all the time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NickE186
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Larapinta Trail was a fabulous highlights experience - the World Expeditions base camps are comfy camping, guides knowledgeable and food terrific. My only advice check the walking level is right for you - the Comfort Trek is a good balance of tough and easy days...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Quincetart
Reviewed September 16, 2018

What an amazing 6 days hiking and camping along the Larapinta Trail, West MacDonnell Ranges/National Park. The camp: kitchen, sleeping tents with swags and the campfire circle were very comfortable. I appreciated how the camp is set up to reduce environmental impact. We had a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marlene F
ParksandWildlifeNT, Tourism Development Officer at The Larapinta Trail, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

This response is posted on behalf of Trek Tours -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dear Marlene F, Thank you very much for rating your 6 Day Larapinta trekking experience 5 stars! Cheers for the kind words on our invaluable guides and their efforts. You are spot on in saying...More

Reviewed September 14, 2018

My friends and I have just finished the 6 day walk with Trek Larapinta. We were impressed with our guides 'Lish and Edward, they were very well organised and cooked amazing meals .... grilled Barrumundi, roast lamb and kangaroo, just to name a few. Each...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne N
ParksandWildlifeNT, Tourism Development Officer at The Larapinta Trail, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

This Response is posted on behalf of Trek Tours ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi Anne N, Thank you very much for rating your small group 6 Day Larapinta trekking experience with Trek Larapinta so highly! Great to read that you had such a great time on the trail...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018

Trip was marred by weak guides and poor facilities. Eco camps need to be better quality for the price charged. Such a shame as this could be an outstanding experience. Amazing sunsets, great landscapes and colours. Mount Sonder at sunrise is a must do. Had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Liz C
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Response from tonyj418 | Reviewed this property |
I prefer east-west. Agree that Mt Sonder a great place to finish the trail
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Dembra C
January 28, 2018|
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Response from Martin T | Reviewed this property |
I did 6 days on the Trail in July 2017. Walked with World Expeditions on their "Classic larapinta trek in comfort". They used 3 fixed campsites and we walked for 6 days over the best of the Trail. This included all/parts... More
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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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