TREK PACKAGES

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Larapinta Trail Trek10 Packages
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 LARAPINTA TRAIL TREK10 PACKAGES

STANDLEY CHASM - REDBANK GORGE

An excellent and very rewarding 10 day trek on the Larapinta Trail is the Trek10  or the T10.  The trek starts at Standley Chasm and finishes at Redbank Gorge, though you can do the trek going either direction.

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TREK PACKAGE OPTIONS
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TREK10 EXPRESS PACKAGE
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The express package provides basic trek support services for independent or self-guided trekkers who are completing Section 4-12 of the Larapinta Trail or from/to Standley Chasm - Redbank Gorge.

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T10 SOLO EXPS

1 x Person Package (1 Pax)

Redbank Gorge Transfer

Standley Chasm Transfer

2 x Food Drops

Pre-Trek Container Delivery/Pickup

2x 50lt GPSC Containers

Food Drop Container Hire

Storeroom Key Hire*

From $430

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T10 DUO EXPS

2 x Person Package (2 Pax)

Redbank Gorge Transfer

Standley Chasm Transfer

2 x Food Drops

Pre-Trek Container Delivery/Pickup

2x 50lt GPSC Containers

Food Drop Container Hire

Storeroom Key Hire*

From $630

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T10 TROIKA EXPS

3 x Person Package (3 Pax)

Redbank Gorge Transfer

Standley Chasm Transfer

2 x Food Drops

Pre-Trek Container Delivery/Pickup

2x 50lt GPSC Containers

Food Drop Container Hire

Storeroom Key Hire*

From $770

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* Price doesn't include key hire bond/rental. See below. All prices in AUD/Inc GST. Variation of pricing during low and peak periods
TREK PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
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STANDLEY CHASM TRANSFER

A Larapinta Trail vehicle transfer to/from Standley Chasm. You can nominate whether this is your pickup or drop off point.

 

  • Town pickups and drop offs: We pick you up or drop you off from/to your respective accommodation point but it must be within a 5km radius of Alice Springs CBD.  

 

  • Standley Chasm pickups and drop offs: We pick you up or drop you off to/from the Standley Chasm trailhead (car park area). (Note: During drop offs, we sometimes arrive before the gate opens, so your alternate drop off point will be at the gate, about 500m from the trail.)

 

KEY POINTS FOR THE TRANSFERS

 

  • Morning Drop Off to Standley Chasm

  • Depart Alice Springs: 7:00am -7:30am

  • Arrive to Standley Chasm at approx 7:40am/8:10am

 

  • Afternoon Pick Up from Standley Chasm

  • Depart Standley Chasm: 2pm

  • Arrive Alice Springs: Approx 2:40pm

 

REDBANK GORGE TRANSFER

A Larapinta Trail vehicle transfer to/from Redbank Gorge. You can nominate whether this is your pickup or drop off point. 

 

  • Town pickups and drop offs: We pick you up or drop you off from/to your respective accommodation point but it must be within a 5km radius of Alice Springs CBD.  

 

  • Redbank Gorge pickups and drop offs: We pick you up or drop you off to/from the Redbank Gorge car park, which is approx 300m from the Larapinta Trail campsite.

 

 

KEY POINTS FOR THE TRANSFER

 

  • Morning Drop Off to Redbank Gorge: 

  • Depart Alice Springs: 7:00am -7:30am

  • Arrive to Redbank Gorge at approx 9:30am - 10am

 

  • Morning Pick Up from Redbank Gorge

  • Depart Redbank Gorge: 11am

  • Arrive Alice Springs: Approx 2:30pm/2:40pm

2x FOOD DROPS - ORMISTON GORGE - ELLERY CREEK

Package includes a food drop to Ellery Creek and Ormiston Gorge. (Read the Ellery Creek Food Drop Changes for 2020 here)

 

In Summary

 

  • 2 food drops at Ellery Creek and Ormiston Gorge Only

  • Food drops run 7 days a week

  • Food drop packaging and delivery as detailed here

  • We provide the storage containers. No BYO

  • (DDPD) Digital Proof of Delivery & Alerts

 

FOOD CONTAINER HIRE

You will be provided with standard 50lt tubs or containers (General Plastic Storage Containers) for your food drop.  You can order more containers at extra cost. Generally, 1x50lt is more than sufficient for up to 2-3 hikers for each food drop. 

In Summary

 

  • 2x 50lt containers for Solo - Troika

  • 4x 50lt containers for Express 4-5

  • Includes container hire

  • You can hire additional containers/food drops

  • Read here how all containers are prepared and delivered.

 

STOREROOM KEY HIRE/BOND

A key is issued to you as part of the trek package. The key is required to open the Ellery Creek and Ormiston Gorge food storeroom . The key hire is $70 of which $50 is refunded once you return the key to us.  More info about the storeroom key here

In Summary

  • Food storeroom key is organised for you

  • A $70 booking/hire fee is required for the key.

  • Refund is only provided once key has been returned to LTTS

  • The $70 hire fee is in addition to the Trek Package price. $50 is refundable

PRE-TREK CONTAINER DELIVERY/PICKUP

Your empty food container will be delivered to your nominated accommodation. Containers are normally dropped off at the Reception storerooms a day before your trek starts or at an agreed date and time.  An SMS will be sent to your nominated mobile phone when delivery has been completed. 

 

In Summary

 

  • Containers are delivered to your accommodation

  • SMS messaging is provided for deliveries

  • Real Time Tracking & Alerts for all container deliveries

  • (DDPD) Digital Proof of Delivery is recorded

 

PRE-TREK CONTAINER COLLECTION

Your packed food container will be collected from your nominated accommodation. Containers are normally collected the day you start your trek or at an agreed date and time.  An SMS will be sent to your nominated mobile phone when the collection has been completed. 

 

In Summary

 

  • Packed containers are collected directly from your accommodation

  • SMS messaging is provided for deliveries

  • Real Time Tracking & Alerts for all container deliveries

  • (DDPD) Digital Proof of Delivery is recorded

TRAIL RUBBISH DISPOSAL

You can leave rubbish in your containers at Ellery Creek, Serpentine Gorge or Ormiston Gorge. There are rubbish facilities at Ormiston Gorge and Standley Chasm. Dispose of any unwanted or used stove fuel in our containers for proper disposal back in Alice Springs. 

 

In Summary

  • General trail rubbish can be left in your containers

  • This includes used stove fuel

  • NO biohazards or sharps can be put in the rubbish

  • All rubbish must be sealed in rubbish bags

  • 1x rubbish bag is provided per container​

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TREK PACKAGE ADD-ONs

You can add-on extra services or options to your trek package. Read about add-ons here

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GREAT VALUE ADD-ONs
Save up to 20% with these food and gas packs.
Buy during booking or from our online store
Larapinta Trail Stove Fuel - Jetboil
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TREK10 ESSENTIALS PACKAGE
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The essentials package provides intermediate trek support services for independent or self-guided trekkers who are completing Section 4-12 of the Larapinta Trail or from/to Standley Chasm - Redbank Gorge.

 
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T10 SOLO ESSE

1 x Person Package (1 Pax)

Everything in the Express Package plus..

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Personal Locator Beacon Hire

Gear Retrieval
Stove Fuel Allocation

From $590

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T10 DUO ESSE

2 x Person Package (2 Pax)

Everything in the Express Package plus..

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Personal Locator Beacon Hire

Gear Retrieval
Stove Fuel Allocation

From $800

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T10 TROIKA ESSE

3 x Person Package (3 Pax)

Everything in the Express Package plus..

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Personal Locator Beacon Hire

Gear Retrieval
Stove Fuel Allocation

From $970

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* Price doesn't include key hire bond/rental. See below. All prices in AUD/Inc GST. Variation of pricing during low and peak periods
TREK PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
Includes everything in the Express Package plus below
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PLB RENTAL

 

A Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is an essential piece of kit all hikers should carry, particularly solo hikers. If you are in a serious and life-threatening emergency or situation such as a snake bite, severe heat exhaustion etc, a PLB can save your life by instantly notifying emergency services. 

 

In Summary

 

 

GEAR RETRIEVAL

 

While you are on the trail you may decide that you are carrying too much equipment, clothing or kit. You have the option to leave any extra gear behind in your food container. We will then pick up any excess gear you leave behind in the container and have it delivered to you when you finish your trek.

In Summary

  • We will retrieve any gear or kit left behind in your food containers

  • Retrieved gear will be delivered to your accommodation at the end of your trek

  • There are no restrictions on what can be left behind, as long as it fits in the container and it's not illegal, or a biohazard

 

STOVE FUEL ALLOCATION

 

A stove fuel allocation is provided in this package. The fuel will be delivered with your containers during pre-trek. 

 

  • Stove Fuel Package Inclusion As Follows :

  • Solo: 3 x 100g (or 2x230g) Jetboil or 2lt Shellite or 2lt Metho

  • Duo: 3 x 230g Jetboil or 2lt Shellite or 2lt Metho

  • Troika: 2 x 440g (or 4x230g) Jetboil or 3lt Shellite or 3lt Metho

  • All fuel is 100% new

  • You can buy more fuel if you need to.

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TREK PACKAGE ADD-ONs

You can add-on extra services or options to your trek package. Read about add-ons here

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NorthCoastAnne, TripAdvisor

Excellent service for self guided Larapinta walkers