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  •  Day Trips
  •  Alice Springs
  •  West MacDonnell Ranges Full Day Tour Departs from Alice Springs

West MacDonnell Ranges Full Day Tour Departs from Alice Springs

  • Alice Springs
  • English
  • 9.5 hours (approx.)
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Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Morning Tea
  • 2. Fresh Buffet Lunch
  • 3. Transport from/to hotels
  • 4. Experienced Friendly Guide
  • 5. Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • 6. Entry Fee to Standley Chasm

1 Key Facts


  • 1. Morning Tea
  • 2. Fresh Buffet Lunch
  • 3. Transport from/to hotels
  • 4. Experienced Friendly Guide
  • 5. Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • 6. Entry Fee to Standley Chasm

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Alice Springs
Depature point ● Departs:
- Season 1 (April to October): daily
- Season 2 (November to March): Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays
   Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: Alice Springs
● Departure Time: 07:45 (approx.)
   Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time
● Arrives back at approximately 17:30
How to get there Complimentary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation and please make your own way to that location for pick up on the travel date.
Check-in requirements Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed strong non-slip walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle to hold 1 litre, Snacks
● Swimmers & towel in warmer months (optional)
● Flynet in summer months (optional)
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Please stay up to date with the latest domestic and international travel information available on NT Government's Coronavirus (COVID-19) website:

● Child Policy
- Minimum age to join this tour is 2 years old.
- All travelers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for their care.

● General Terms & Conditions
- A moderate level of fitness is required.
- The Service Provider requires the first and last names of all passengers
- A minimum number of passengers is required to operate each tour. It may therefore be necessary to cancel a scheduled departure and to offer an alternative or full refund for that tour.
- The Service Provider accepts no responsibility for loss, stolen or damaged property.
- The Service Provider will accept no responsibility for any injury, illness or other such accident sustained whilst on tour.
- All passengers must wear shoes at all times and be wearing hats and sunscreen.
- The Service Provider reserves the right to cancel a Tour/Transfer at any time before departure and may cancel a trip due to terrorism, natural disasters, weather concerns, political instability, pandemic/epidemic or other external events it is not viable to operate the Tour, Transfer or Private Charter in their discretion.
- In circumstances where the cancellation is due to external events outside our reasonable control, refunds will be less any unrecoverable costs already incurred for the Customer.
- The Service Provider is not responsible for any incidental expenses incurred as a result of cancellation of a Tour/Transfer including but not limited to travel to join the Tour/Transfer,
accommodation or other fees payable to third party operators providing services in conjunction with the Tour/Transfer.

2 Overview

Experience the magnificent grandeur of the West MacDonnell Ranges. Marvel at towering fiery red walls set aglow by the desert sun as you drive along the ranges. Tour through these amazing ranges all day and stop at beautiful gorges and waterholes, where you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the warmer months.

West MacDonnell Ranges Full Day Tour Departs from Alice Springs


  • Simpsons Gap
  • Standley Chasm
  • Ochre Pits
  • Ormiston Gorge
  • Glen Helen
  • Ellery Creek Bighole
  • Flynns Memorial
  • Optional swim at Ellery Creek Bighole (summer only)



Reference Only. Subject to change without notice.

  • 07:45 - Pick up from outside your Alice Springs accommodation.

    You'll see spectacular outback scenery and have ample photo opportunities as the tour travel along the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at historic sites.

  • MORNING - Enjoy beautiful walks at Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm (for morning tea), the Ochre Pits, and Ormiston Gorge.
  • LUNCHTIME / EARLY AFTERNOON - The next stop is at Glen Helen for a sit-down buffet lunch. On the way back to Alice Springs, the tour stop to spend time at Ellery Creek Big Hole. This waterhole is one of Central Australia's most pristine, so don't forget your swimmers in the warmer months!
  • LATE AFTERNOON / EVENING - The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are extraordinary for their immensity and the spectacular array of sunburnt oranges, maroons and purples on display.

    In the winter months, these mighty ranges light up in brilliant oranges and reds at sunset on the return journey to Alice Springs.

  • You can expect to be back at your accommodation at approximately 17:30.


3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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