Emu Run West MacDonnell Ranges Day Tour


From $175

Fast facts

  • Departs  7.45 am Alice Springs 5.30 pm Approx
  • Morning tea & lunch included
  • Entry fee included to Standley Chasm
  • Experienced & friendly tour guide


Join our 1 day West MacDonnell Ranges tour to see beautiful outback beauty.

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the West MacDonnell Ranges. As you drive around the ranges, marvel at the towering fiery red walls lit up by the desert sun. We tour through these incredible ranges all day. Stopping at lovely gorges and waterholes where we may cool off 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 meet you outside your Alice Springs accomodation.
As we journey for instance down the gorgeous West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at historic places, you’ll witness spectacular outback scenery and have plenty of photo opportunities.

MORNING

Beautiful treks can be found at Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm (for morning tea), the Ochre Pits, and Ormiston Gorge.

LUNCHTIME / EARLY AFTERNOON

Glen Helen is our next location for a sit-down buffet meal. But we stop at Ellery Creek Big Hole on our way back to Alice Springs. This waterhole is one of the most pure in Central Australia, so bring your swimmers in the warmer months!

LATE AFTERNOON / EVENING

The vastness and breathtaking variety of sun-bleached oranges, maroons, and purples on exhibit in the West MacDonnell Ranges’ panoramic panoramas make them extraordinary.
On the way back to Alice Springs at nightfall during the winter, these huge ranges glow brilliantly in oranges and reds.
Around 5:30 pm, you can anticipate returning to your lodging.

In conclusion this tour to the West Macdonnellgives you a reral taste of what the Australian outback is all about.

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