Best of "The West"
This SUPER SAVER Combination offers both of our two most popular Day Tours around Alice Springs..
The immense cliffs of quartzite at Simpsons Gap are a haven for Black-footed rock- wallabies.
See the deep red cleft of Standley Chasm, glow form reflected sunlight creating a breathtaking display of stark form and rich color.
Experience the mystique of Ellery Creek Big Hole and take a refreshing dip in summer. Discover the cultural significance of the Ocher Pits and visit Spectacular Ormiston Gorge.
Sip on a glass of wine and enjoy a Ploughman’s lunch at Glen Helen Resort with time visit to Glen Helen Gorge. Take an optional Helicopter flight at from Glen Helen Resort
Enjoy the late afternoon sun reflecting on the MacDonnell Ranges as you return to Alice Springs.
Includes morning tea and lunch & entry fees.
Traveling along the West MacDonnell Ranges we make our way to the Historic Precinct of Hermannsburg for morning tea and a leg stretch. After scones with jam and cream explore the historic buildings and Art Gallery featuring works of the famous Aboriginal Artist Albert Namatjira. Its then time to depart Hermannsburg and journey along the ancient Finke River bed by custom built 4WD.
The next stop will be Cycad Gorge and then its a short 4WD drive into Palm Valley where you will be able to wander amongst the relict Palms and Cycads. Here you will have he opportunity to complete to Rim Walk or the River Walk and experience this Oasis in the desert.
On the return journey you will stop for a picnic lunch before the short walk up to Kalaranga Lookout.
By mid afternnon its time to return to Hermannsburg Historic Precinct for a short stop and last minute photos of the area.
In the late afternoon we return to Alice Springs watching the fading light reflecting of the MacDonnell Ranges.