Larapinta Trail walking itineraries and area visitors information guide. Map of the Western MacDonnell Ranges courtesy of NT Tourism. Information for Larapinta Trail Maps. Buy Larapinta Trail Maps and download Larapinta Trail Maps. The km long Larapinta Trail is one of Australia’s most spectacular bushwalking and trekking Section 9, Larapinta Trail · Larapinta Trail Maps & Guidebooks.
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It starts and finishes from the Redbank Gorge carpark which involves driving for 5km on unsealed road from Namatjira Drive.
Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer. Steeply descending from the Bluff, the trail enters Stuart’s Pass, an upper branch of the Hugh River.
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It is a good idea to let the kiosk staff know that you are parking overnight and returning the next day. There is no reliable surface water along the way, so if you decide to walk this section you will have to carry a heavy pack with a two-day supply of drinking water.
Another idea is to park a car at either end. The terrain from Mount Sonder to Mount Zeil being hard to access by vehicle for rescue operations, the trail stopped at Mount Sonder.
Minimum rental is 5 days.
Larapinta Trail information pack
There is a published leaflet that details the requirements and attractions of completing each of the twelve sections and notice boards at the transition of each section. Section 6, Larapinta Trail. To provide comments or suggestions about the NT.
We recommend that all walkers register with the Overnight Walker Registration Scheme. Taking a side trip to Glen Helen for a warm dinner and a cold drink.
Info on all 12 sections. However if you are prepared to carry a heavy pack with a considerable amount of drinking water then this section provides spectacular views.
Sections of the Larapinta Trail
Get the Section 11 information sheet and map The scenery is varied and includes a hilltop lookout lrapinta well as walking through the dry Finke River. The sharp rocks on the first part of the trail can be hard on tender feet, but the rocks show the long geological history of the West MacDonnell Ranges.
Larapinta Trail Water Considerations. This is a place to experience the grandeur of the desert landscape.
It then follows this river valley to Birthday Waterhole. It is one of the longest sections of the trail.
Section 11 is a 26km section of the trail. Please feel free to contact us at NT Parks for more information about attempting the entire Trail. The Larapinta Trail begins at the old Alice Springs Telegraph Station and meanders through many gaps and sheltered gorges, climbs steeply over the rugged ranges, ma; has numerous stunning views and opportunities to photograph or admire the spectacular landscape.
Start at Ellery Creek, walk Section 6 2 days and camp at Rocky Gully on the first night where there is a ranger maintained water tank.
You can opt for one of the tgail below or choose a combination that suits you best. Preparation and planning is the key to a safe and enjoyable walk. Day Larapinta Trail Tours. Simpsons Gap-Jay Creek S3: Allow the following delivery times: Having a cool drink or ice-cream at Glen Helen Resort after a good days walk. Seeing Standley Chasm before the crowds of midday tourists arrive.
AU website, complete our feedback form. Section 10, Larapinta Trail. The first part of larpinta trail goes across spinifex-covered hills with the spectacular backdrop of Mt Sonder, then crosses the Davenport River and climbs to a hilltop lookout.