Emu Run 1 Day West MacDonnell Rangers | Cheap Az Travel


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Fast facts

  • DEPARTS 7.45 AM ALICE SPRINGS RETURNS 5.30 PM APPROX
  • MORNING TEA & LUNCH INCLUDED
  • ENTRY FEE INCLUDED TO STANDLEY CHASM
  • EXPERIENCED & FRIENDLY TOUR GUIDE

Experience the magnificent grandeur of the West MacDonnell Ranges. Marvel at towering fiery red walls set aglow by the desert sun as you drive along with the ranges. We tour through these amazing ranges all day and stop at beautiful gorges and waterholes, where we can enjoy a refreshing swim in the warmer months.

The Awesome Bits:

  • Simpsons Gap
  • Standley Chasm
  • Ochre Pits
  • Ormiston Gorge
  • Glen Helen
  • Ellery Creek Bighole
  • Flynn’s Memorial
  • Sunset Camel Ride (optional, at your own expense – available Oct-Mar)
  • Optional swim at Ellery Creek Bighole (summer only)

What’s Included:

  • Morning tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon snacks
  • Accommodation Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Experienced Friendly Guide
  • Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Entry Fee to Standley Chasm

Tour Itinerary:

7:45AM

Your guide will collect you from outside your Alice Springs accommodation.

You’ll see spectacular outback scenery and have ample photo opportunities as we travel along the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at historic sites.

MORNING

Enjoy beautiful walks at Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm (for morning tea), the Ochre Pits, and Ormiston Gorge.

LUNCHTIME / EARLY AFTERNOON

Our next stop is at Glen Helen for a sit-down buffet lunch. On our way back to Alice Springs, we stop to spend time at Ellery Creek Big Hole. This waterhole is one of Central Australia’s most pristine, so don’t forget your swimmers in the warmer months!

LATE AFTERNOON / EVENING

The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are extraordinary for their immensity and the spectacular array of sunburnt oranges, maroons and purples on display.

In the winter months, these mighty ranges light up in brilliant oranges and reds at sunset on the return journey to Alice Springs.

You can expect to be back at your accommodation at approximately 5:30 pm.

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