Starting in Alice Springs, this 5 day trek offers the perfect tour of the Australian outback. With days of hiking and swimming and nights around the campsite – this the perfect active Australian adventure.
During your hikes, you’ll enjoy open plains and towering mountains, taking in sights like Ormiston Gorge and a rewarding ascent of Mt Sonder.
Enjoy the unique experience of camping out overnight along the trail, making the most of the remoteness and the star-filled desert skies.
Alice Springs - Ormiston Gorge
We begin our walk from the official start of the trail at the historic Alice Springs Telegraph Station at 7am. Follow the route of the old telegraph line through the rocky, rolling country that spreads out before you, winding along a path that makes its way over creeks and gullies.
Walk along the scenic spine of the Euro Ridge and take in the excellent views of the surrounding Alice Valley, with the gnarled peaks of the West Macs out in the distance. Follow the trail downhill to Wallaby Gap, home to elusive black-footed rock-wallabies and a great place for birdwatching. After this, you’ll be met by your 4x4 vehicle and transferred to your campsite for the night in Ormiston Gorge, right in the heart of the Western MacDonnell Ranges.
Sleep beneath countless stars in your swag tonight.
- Accommodation: swag camping
- Meals: lunch and dinner