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West MacDonnell Ranges

  • West MacDonnell Ranges, Alice Springs

    West MacDonnell Ranges, Alice Springs

  • Simpsons Gap

    Simpsons Gap

  • West MacDonnell Ranges

    West MacDonnell Ranges

  • Angkerle (Standley Chasm)

    Angkerle (Standley Chasm)

  • West MacDonnell Ranges

    West MacDonnell Ranges

  • Ormiston Gorge

    Ormiston Gorge

Tour codes: A8

Prices From


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concession ? Prices above are for departures between 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019


Welcome to the West MacDonnell Ranges

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

Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm & Glen Helen

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.

Included Meals: Lunch

Ormiston Gorge & Ellery Creek

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!

Panoramic Landscapes to Alice Springs

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.

Full Day Tour

Approximately 9.5 hours


Daily 7.45am, Alice Springs
(or earlier from selected hotels)


Alice Springs, 5.30pm approximately

Need Accommodation?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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  • Bushman’s lunch (1)
  • Morning Tea
  • Afternoon snack
  • Entry fee to Standley Chasm
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Swimming costume in warmer months
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • Camera
  • Jacket in cooler months

Fitness requirement

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


Tour (A8)

Base Tour
Adult ?
Child ?
Concession ?

This tour is third party operated.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

Please Note: Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.

Free hotel pick-ups

Hotel pick-ups are available free of charge on selected tours if you do not wish to meet at the main departure point. Hotel pick up times vary so please use the tool below to find your hotel and pick up time. Hotel pick-ups must be requested with your booking.

Please be outside your hotel 5 minutes prior to pick-up time

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