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Palm Valley Tour for Family

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Palm Valley Tour for Family

Can anyone recommend a 4WD tour for a family of five (boys ages 17, 14 and 10) out to Palm Valley, leaving from Alice Springs? We will be there in August.

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We went with AAT. The tour stops at Hermansberg for morning tea, then on to Palm Valley, where after walking through cycad gorge and a bit into the valley you stop for lunch, then make your way back, stop somewhere for afternoon tea, returning to Alice at about 4 or 4:30.

Our guide suggested he might head to various spots for afternoon tea, as we were running a bit ahead of schedule, but we ended up at an utterly forgettable spot called Honeymoon Gap. Essentially this meant that the break was spent parked by the side of the road.

Palm Valley is definitely worth seeing, even on this tour, but we felt it was rushed, which might explains why our guide commented that we were running a bit ahead of time!

Apart from what seemed like indecent haste in the Palm Valley part of the trip our guide was friendly and informative.

Lunch was pretty basic. Bread, cold meats and salad.

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Thanks. I think they do larger tours. I am looking for wither private for 5 people or a small tour of perhaps 8 people. Anyone with suggestions?

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