West MacDonnell Ranges

Full Day Tour | Alice Springs Return

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Code: A8


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


Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement


Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.
Prices above are for departures between 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Duration Full Day Tour

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West MacDonnell Ranges

Full Day Tour | Alice Springs Return

Admire the rich plant and bird life at Angkerle (Standley Chasm). See the amazing geology at Ellery Creek Big Hole. Explore the Ochre Pits then it’s on to Ormiston Gorge. Sip on a glass of wine and enjoy a Ploughman’s lunch at Glen Helen Homestead Lodge. Complete your day with a visit to incredible Simpsons Gap.


Daily 8am, Alice Springs
(or earlier from selected hotels)


Alice Springs, 5.30pm approximately

  • Morning Tea
  • Bushman’s lunch
  • Afternoon snack
  • Entry to Standley Chasm
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

View spectacular outback scenery and take photo opportunities as we travel along the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at historic sites.

Enjoy beautiful walks at Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm (for morning tea), the Ochre Pits, and enjoy a fresh bushman’s lunch at Glen Helen Homestead.

On our way back to Alice Springs we stop at Ormiston Gorge and then the afternoon at Ellery Creek - this waterhole is one of Central Australia’s most pristine, so don’t forget your swimmers in the warmer months!

The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are extraordinary for their immensity and array of sunburnt oranges, maroons and purples on display. These mighty ranges light up in brilliant oranges and reds at sunset on the return trip to Alice Springs.

This tour is third party operated.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • Swimmers & towel in warmer months (optional)
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level of fitness required. There are uneven surfaces for the Standley Chasm walk

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