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Alice Springs: Half-day Tour to West MacDonnell Ranges

4.8 / 5

19 reviews

Activity provider: Alice Holiday Tours

Alice Springs: Half-day Tour to West MacDonnell Ranges

Activity provider: Alice Holiday Tours
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From US$ 98.98 per person

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Enjoy views of the West MacDonnell Ranges on this half-day tour from Alice Springs. Marvel at the local flora and fauna, wallabies, and ancient gum trees.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please wait in your hotel lobby for your driver.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through a valley with a unique microclimate at Standley Chasm
  • Stop to capture photos of natural wonders like Simpsons Gap
  • Get the chance to view John Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve
  • Look for native wildlife like black-footed rock-wallabies
  • Discover Australian war history at the Anzac Hill memorial
Full description

Experience the beauty of the West MacDonnell Ranges on this tour from Alice Springs. Head to must-see locations like Anzac Hill, Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve, Simpsons Gap, and Standley Chasm. Marvel at natural wonders and stop at some local memorials.

Be picked up from the comfort of your accommodation in Alice Springs. Sit back and relax in the comfortable bus on your way to Anzac Hill. Stop for panoramic views over the town of Alice Springs and the surrounding MacDonnell ranges. Learn about the war memorial at Anzac Hill.

Travel to John Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve where the Reverend Flynn was laid to rest. Hear about Flynn, the founder of Royal Flying Doctor Service. Enjoy the changing colors of the West MacDonnell Ranges from this location and get some photos. Continue to the towering cliffs of Simpsons Gap. Discover why this area is important to the local Arrernte Aboriginal people. Stroll along a dry creek bed to a dramatic gap in the MacDonnell Ranges.

Try to spot some local wildlife like black-footed rock-wallabies at the watering hole. Head to the dramatic Standley Chasm geological formation. Standley Chasm is operated by Arrernte aboriginal family members who are direct descendants of the Aboriginal people who have lived in the area for thousands of years. Experience the unique landscapes created by the micro-climate in this valley.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Tea, coffee, water, and soft drinks
  • Light snacks
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 95 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 19 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5

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August 12, 2022

It was a great trip. The guide was very friendly. Small group. Highly recommended

July 26, 2022

Marshmallow was a classic guide with so much information, and sooo much fun! I recommend his tours! And the lemon biscuit was delicious! A great man!

July 20, 2022

Product ID: 408688