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MacDonnell Ranges Tours

Offering spectacular views both east and west of Alice Springs, the MacDonnell Ranges are a 400 mile (644 kilometer) stretch of mountain ranges. The ranges hold some of the Northern Territory's finest attractions including the ancient ghost gums and rock wallabies at the majestic Simpson's Gap, the stark beauty of Standley Chasm in the midday sun and the secluded waterholes of Serpentine Gorge and Ellery Creek Big Hole.

The ranges are dotted with micro-climates offering rare wildlife including the Centralian Tree Frog that lives in some of the very cold rock pools.

There are many sites of significance to the traditional owners, the Arrernte. These include ancient rock paintings at Emily Gap, Trephina Gorge and N’Dhala Gorge. You can also visit the old ochre pits where they quarried for ochre pigment.

Practical Info

The range is popular with bush walkers as the 140 mile (223 kilometer) Larapinta Trail runs along the ridge and into the plains below.

The Larapinta Trail is divided into twelve sections with most trail-heads close to the big-ticket attractions. Some access tracks are not suitable for buses or caravans and difficult in wet weather.

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West MacDonnell Ranges Day Trip from Alice Springs, Alice Springs, null
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West MacDonnell Ranges Day Trip from Alice Springs

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Explore the West MacDonnell Ranges on a day trip from Alice Springs and visit sites including Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Ochre Pits, Ormiston Gorge, Glen ...  Read more

Location: Alice Springs, Australia
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $97.57
Early Morning Ballooning in Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Day Trips
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Early Morning Ballooning in Alice Springs

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Float above the outback desert on this exciting hot air balloon adventure! Rise before dawn and watch your balloon inflate in the early rays of daybreak, ...  Read more

Location: Alice Springs, Australia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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West MacDonnell Ranges Pool to Pool, Alice Springs, Balloon Rides
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West MacDonnell Ranges Pool to Pool

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Ayers Rock Day Trip from Alice Springs Including Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Sunset BBQ Dinner, Alice ... 
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Ayers Rock Day Trip from Alice Springs Including Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Sunset BBQ Dinner

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Journey into the heart of Central Australia with two expert guides to experience the wonders of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta National Park, sacred sites ...  Read more

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Duration: 18 hours (approx.)

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5-Day Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta 4WD Camping Tour, Alice Springs, Day Trips
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5-Day Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta 4WD Camping Tour

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Experience the real Australian outback on this 5-day, small-group camping from Alice Springs. Travel by 4WD vehicle on- and off-road along bush tracks to Uluru ...  Read more

Location: Alice Springs, Australia
Duration: 5 days (approx.)

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4-Day 4WD Camping Tour: Uluru, Kata Tjuta, and Kings Canyon, Ayers Rock, Multi-day Tours
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4-Day 4WD Camping Tour: Uluru, Kata Tjuta, and Kings Canyon

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Alice Springs Camel Tour, Alice Springs, Multi-day Tours
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Alice Springs Camel Tour

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Join our one-hour camel tour during your stay in Alice Springs. Camel rides in Alice Springs are a great family-friendly activity. This gentle camel ride ...  Read more

Location: Alice Springs, Australia
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

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Alice Springs Desert Park Nocturnal Tour, Alice Springs, Nature & Wildlife
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Alice Springs Desert Park Nocturnal Tour

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