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Larapinta Trail

Address: West MacDonnell Ranges, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Walking
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Type: Hiking Trails, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Walking
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Sydney, Australia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Although we only explored a few sections of the trail we were blown away by the beauty of the area. The waterholes, rock formations, hills and mountains were all amazing and well worth the visit. The kiosk that can be found around half way along the trail also make the best iced coffee in NT.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I did a lot of research before deciding to do this trek using Trek Larapinta. What a great decision! The whole experience was amazing. 16 days of pretty hard walking through some of the oldest terrain on earth. Clare and Ben were informative guides, who were also brilliant cooks, great fun, helpful in the extreme and generally excellent company. The... More 

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FriendsofLarapinta, Manager at Larapinta Trail, responded to this review

Hello Paul, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your trek with us, your words really captured the essence of what our 16 day Larapinta Trail End to End trek offers. As you highlighted in your review our guides are what make all the difference, I will pass on your high praise to Clare and Ben... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My wife and I were booked to do a 9 day Larapinta trek with "Trek Larapinta" and paid them $5030. My mother got very ill two days before we were about to leave so we cancelled. She subsequently died four days later. Despite providing a copy of the death certificate "Trek Larapinta" would not refund a cent. I understand that... More 

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FriendsofLarapinta, Manager at Larapinta Trail, responded to this review

Hello Daniel, Firstly on behalf of Trek Larapinta, I would like to offer our condolences on the passing of your mother. Trek Larapinta is a small business that prides itself on a commitment to excellence in everything we do. Our focus is always on being upfront and honest in all of our dealings with every stakeholder in our business -... More 

Tokyo, Japan
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Beautiful couple of hours to enjoy nature. Saw kangaroos, birds, parrots and peace and quiet. What a lovely way for a tourist to experience the area.

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Tawonga South
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

It rocks! We walked parts of the western end of the trail. It is well marked, without being over-done

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Sucre
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

You can just do a few kilometres from the Telegraph Station if you choose… a beautiful safe walk. Bring water in summer. Choose sunrise not twilight

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

must see area to get the real feel of Alice springs and NT this area is so cool and the family will love it

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Carrara, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I’ve just returned from a six-day trek with Trek Larapinta on the Larapinta Trail. I cannot speak highly enough of this company and the excellent services they provided during the trek. There were eight trekkers in our group. The food was outstanding and the guides, Holga, a company part-owner, and Jacob, were fantastic with their knowledge of the West McDonnell... More 

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FriendsofLarapinta, Manager at Larapinta Trail, responded to this review

Hello Bev, Thank you for such an appetising review! As well as showcasing the best sights of the Larapinta in the most eco friendly ways, Trek Larapinta prides itself on offering the most delicious meals on the trail. It seems the morning wake up calls with our guide Jacob playing the violin set you up perfectly for your days trekking... More 

1 review
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This was a wonderfully well organised and provisioned trek through some of the spectacular and rugged terrain in the West Macdonnell Ranges. The distances we trekked each day were well suited to our abilities, although I'm sure some could have walked forever. The campsites were well situated off the beaten track and had composting toilets, solar hot water for 'bird... More 

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FriendsofLarapinta, Manager at Larapinta Trail, responded to this review

Hello Alison, Thank you for your wonderful review of the 9 days you spent trekking with us. As you have highlighted our commitment to eco principles and leave no trace trekking is a very important consideration for Trek Larapinta, it guides all that we do in our operations and ethos. Having the most experienced guides on the Larapinta ensures a... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Fantastic experience doing the 223 km trek in the West Macdonnell Ranges. World Expeditions are a great company to do the trek with

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