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Address: West MacDonnell Ranges, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Activities: Hiking, Walking
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Great service from Trek Larapinta transfers

We used Trek Larapinta transfers for our drop off and pick up on the Larapinta Trail. The service was great. Richard, our driver on both trips, was very helpful, informative and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Harrowell
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a walk for experienced trekkers if you are doing it without backup. Many of the sections can be done in four hours and quite enjoyable but avoid section 9 because there is no water, and be careful doing 4 and 5 because they take 9 hours and you will have to carry up to 5 litres of water.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We used Trek Larapinta transfers for our drop off and pick up on the Larapinta Trail. The service was great. Richard, our driver on both trips, was very helpful, informative and punctual. The walk itself - we went from Orminston Gorge to Redbank Gorger and Mt Sonder - was brilliant, a great experience even for two 13 year olds. Depsite... More 

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FriendsofLarapinta, Owner at Larapinta Trail, responded to this review

Hello Peter, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your transfer service with Trek Larapinta. Fantastic timing for your trek with beautiful weather and no else one on the trail! We look forward to assisting you when you return to explore more of the trail. All the best Richard Mayne Managing Director Trek Larapinta More 

Dresden, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We (my wife and I) did the whole track in July which was the perfect time for it. The track was really well marked, there were rain water tanks for hiker's use on the track. The campsites all along the trail are located in beautiful spots. We organised food drops and transport ourselves, took our van with us, always parked... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The Larapinta Trail has to be one of the most beautiful walks in the world. Difficult, exhilarating, magnificent, challenging, do-able.

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Ollantaytambo, Peru
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Just got back from four days on the Larapinta Trail. I started at Redbank Gorge and took four days to hike to Ormiston Gorge. The trail itself is well-marked and well-maintained, with water tanks at each campsite, and the scenery is unparalleled. Highlights included hiking Mt. Sonder for sunrise and swimming in the waterholes. I only wish I'd had time... More 

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FriendsofLarapinta, Owner at Larapinta Trail, responded to this review

Hello Susan, What an adventure going solo on the Larapinta Trail in the peak of summer. Congrats on your very careful planning and thoughtful preparations. Thank you for your high praise of our transfer services and we look forward to welcoming you back when you return for your next mission! All the best Richard Mayne Managing Director Trek Larapinta More 

Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We did a six day Larapinta Trail walk with Trek Larapinta in July 2014. They were recommended to us and it was a fantastic experience. The campsite was great and our guides were so friendly and helpful - and organised. Delightfully fresh mornings, beautiful days and absolutely awesome scenery. The flora and fauna are unbelievable but the colours and views... More 

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FriendsofLarapinta, Owner at Larapinta Trail, responded to this review

Hello Peter, Thank you for taking the time to review your 6 day walk with Trek Larapinta. It was wonderful to be reminded of the incredible beauty you experienced on the trail and at our private camp. Timely advice in relation to boots and cameras too! On behalf of your awesome guides (Ann, Ben and Floriane) and all of us... More 

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I only did parts of it but I would definitely return to walk the full length. From what I saw, it was magnificent.

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
11 helpful votes 11 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 

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