Palm Valley 1 Day Tour From Alice Springs

From $215

Fast facts

  • Depart Alice Springs from 7 am returns Alice Springs 5.30 pm
  • Includes bushmans lunch & morning tea
  • Air conditioned 4wd
  • Free entry to Hermannsburg precinct

As you journey across Central Australia, marvel at magnificent Palm Trees that date back to a bygone tropical rain-forest age and take in the majestic desert landscapes.

Palm Valley’s 1-day tour departing from Alice Springs will take you back in time to an ancient desert oasis. As you travel along the Finke River by 4WD.

Palm Valley’s 1-day itinerary

7 AM

From outside your Alice Springs accommodation, your guide will pick you up.

As we journey along the gorgeous West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping at historical places, you’ll witness breathtaking outback beauty and have plenty of photo opportunities.


Enjoy your morning tea before leaving Hermannsburg and traveling by 4WD through the historic Finke River bed.

Following a stop at The Amphitheatre, we take a scenic 4WD drive into Palm Valley, where you may explore the remnant palms and cycads. You will get the chance to see this desert oasis and finish the River Walk.


As we depart Palm Valley, we stop off at Cycad Gorge, before stopping for a Bushman’s lunch at the picturesque picnic area.


Visit the Historic Precinct of Hermannsburg, known to the Arrarnta people as ‘Ntaria’.

Explore Hermannsburg, the birthplace of celebrated Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira in 1902, which is renowned for its indigenous art collection. Take a look at the historic buildings and the Art Gallery during your visit.


Return to Alice Springs as you watch the fading light reflect off the MacDonnell Ranges.

5:30 PM

Return to your Alice Springs accommodations.

Whats included

Your Palm Valley 4WD Tour includes the following:
Morning tea
Bushman’s lunch
Accommodation pick-up and drop-off
Experienced, friendly tour guide
Air-conditioned 4WD Vehicle
Entry fee to Hermannsburg Cultural Precinct


Travel voucher, water bottle (capacity 1.5 liters), strong non-slip walking shoes, hat (wide-brimmed is best), flynet, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, and casual and comfortable clothing (cool, light clothing is best in summer and warm clothing for winter).

Cancellation by Customer

The Customer may cancel the tour, transfer, or private charter and will receive the following refund:

Day Tours and Uluru Transfers

  • 4 days or more prior to the day of departure: your payment will be refunded less an admin fee of $20
  • Within 3 days of the day of departure: reservations are non-refundable, but the amount will be kept as credits valid until the end of December 2023.

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