Full-Day West MacDonnell Ranges Tour from Alice Springs

Explore the West MacDonnell Ranges on a day trip from Alice Springs
Marvel at the majestic Ormiston Gorge on a hike and relax at Ormiston Waterhole
Visit the Ochre Pits and swim at the picturesque Ellery Creek Big Hole

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11 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Transport in air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Professional Guide
    • Lunch
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Ormiston Gorge, Namatjira Drive, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory Australia

    Explore the West MacDonnell Ranges on a day trip from Alice Springs. Marvel at Ormiston Gorge, hike the Ghost Gum Walk, visit the Ochre pits, enjoy a BBQ lunch and take a dip at Ellery Creek Big Hole.

    Your adventure begins at 6:00 AM when you depart Alice Springs and travel towards the mighty West MacDonnell Ranges. The first stop is the spectacular Ormiston Gorge where you might spot lizards and can take a swim in the rock holes. Hike the Ghost Gum Walk, a 1.5-hour loop that takes in majestic views of the Gorge, before following the trail as it descends close to the gorge and along the rocky floor to Ormiston Waterhole.

    Enjoy a BBQ lunch at Ormiston Gorge before heading on to the Ochre Pits. The Ochre Pits are a sacred site offering a unique experience to view the Ochre deposit. Your last stop of the day is Ellery Creek Big Hole. Enjoy a dip in one of the most picturesque swimming and walking spots in the West MacDonnell Ranges. Travel back to Alice Springs late in the afternoon, arriving around 17.30 PM.

  • Departure Point :
    Red Hot Arts Central Australia, 67 Bath St, Alice Springs NT 0870, Australia
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
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  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-261151P1

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