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West MacDonnells Ranges Full Day Tour

Highlights / General details

Experience the magnificent grandeur of the ochre colored West MacDonnell Ranges. Watch the deep red cleft of Standley Chasm glow by the reflection of the sun while enjoying morning tea. At Ellery Creek Big Hole, take a short walk along the mystique creek bed to the cool waterhole below a steep rocky escarpment. Stop to experience the cultural significance of the Ochre Pits. Visit Glen Helen Gorge, a semi-permanent waterhole. Sip on a glass of wine and enjoy a ploughman’s lunch at Glen Helen. A refreshing swim may be possible depending on the time of year. See the immense cliffs of quartzite at Simpsons Gap, a haven for a colony of black footed rock wallabies where rich ochre colored rock walls rise from a sandy creek bed.


Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Guided walks into Standley Chasm, Ormiston Gorge, Glen Helen, Ellery Creek Big Hole, The Ochre Pits and Simpsons Gap; Entrance fees to Standley Chasm; Morning tea; Ploughman's lunch with beer, wine, or soft drink at Glen Helen Resort; Deluxe air-conditioned vehicle.



Hours of operation

Available: Daily; Departs at 8:00am, check in at 7:45am. No tour departures on: January 1; Good Friday; December 25-26.


Approximately 9 hours.


Departs from accommodation in Alice Springs.

Additional Information

Vehicle Type: 24 Seat Isuzu 4wd Truck with passenger cabin.

Hat, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water are required when participating in walks.

Participant restrictions

Any child under 4 years of age will travel free of charge and they will have to sit on their parents lap. If you prefer that the child has their own seat then you will have to pay the child fare.


Tour requires a minimum 4 passengers to operate. Maximum 24 passengers.

Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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