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Palm Valley Outback Safari by 4WD

1 day | Alice Springs Return

Go off-road in a custom-designed 4WD vehicle and reach destinations that are otherwise difficult to access. Through the Central Australian landscape, we’ll take you down the very edge of the Finke River and into the amazing Palm Valley. You’ll see the important sights and visit an Aboriginal community, Hermannsburg, known to the local Arrernte people as ‘Ntaria’.


Departs

Sep2022: Mon/Tue/Fri
Oct2022-Mar2023: Closed for Season
Apr - Sep 2023: Thu/Sat
Oct - Mar 2024: Closed for Season
(Subject to Availability)

7.30am from Alice Springs


Returns

6.00pm approximately

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Adult i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).

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Itinerary



Travel by 4WD - Through the West MacDonnell Ranges to Hermannsburg, an Aboriginal community and historic precinct which is renowned for its Aboriginal art collection and the works of Albert Namatjira. Either morning tea is provided in Hermannsburg*.

Travel down the bed of the Finke River - One of oldest water courses in the world, into Palm Valley.

See spectacular rock forms, white sands and an oasis of rock pools and palm trees. Some plants such as the cycad and 'Livistonia Mariae' (cabbage palm) are known world-wide as relic plants and are unique to Central Australia.

Visit - A spectacular rock formation known as the Ampitheatre. Enjoy a picnic lunch this afternoon.

Relax - And enjoy the changing colours of the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges in the afternoon light.

*Please note Morning tea may be replaced with afternoon tea depending on availability.

  Included Meals: Morning Tea

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.


Trip Details

What's included

  • • Morning tea with scones, tea/coffee
  • • Picnic Lunch
  • • Experienced Driver Guide
  • • Comprehensive commentary
  • • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

What to Bring

  • • Enclosed walking shoes
  • • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • • Walk in Palm Valley - Grade 3, moderate

Dining

  • • Morning Tea

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