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LARAPINTA TRAIL LEAPFROG   TREK PACKAGES

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The Larapinta Trail Leapfrog (LTL) Packages   offers hikers the ability to leapfrog between the best sections through multiple

transfer pick ups and drops offs along the trail.

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TREK PACKAGE OPTIONS
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LTL OPTIMUS 6
JAY CREEK - HUGH GORGE - SERPENTINE GORGE - ORMISTON GORGE-  REDBANK GORGE

Combine some of the best sections of the Larapinta Trail for an excellent extended-day trek. The LTL Optimus 6 combines six amazing sections (3,4,5,8,9,12) of the Larapinta Trail. This package is ideal if you only have 9-11 days and you want to experience the best the trail has to offer all in one trek.

TREK PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

TRANSFERS

Transfer 1

Drop off to Jay Creek ex Alice Springs

(Depart Alice Springs at 630am, arrive to Jay Creek at approx 830am/9am )

Transfer 2

Pick Up from Hugh Gorge and drop off to Serpentine Gorge

( Depart Hugh Gorge at 4pm, arrive to Serp Gorge at 630pm/7pm )

Transfer 3

Pick up from Ormiston Gorge and drop off to Redbank Gorge

(Depart Ormiston Gorge at 920am, arrive to Redbank Gorge at approx 10am)

Transfer 4

Pick Up from Redbank Gorge and return to Alice Springs

(Depart Redbank Gorge at 11am and arrive to Alice Springs at approx 2:40pm

3x FOOD DROPS

Three food drops are offered in this package. Two are static food drops to Standley Chasm and Ormiston Gorge. Static means we drop off your food container to the storerooms and you collect it when you arrive. The other food drop at Hugh Gorge is delivered directly to you during the transfer when we pick you up.

In Summary

 

  • 3 food drops to Standley Chasm, Hugh Gorge and Ormiston Gorge 

  • Delivery Sequence: Standley Chasm, Hugh Gorge, Ormiston Gorge

  • Food drop packaging and delivery as detailed here

  • We provide the food drop containers. No BYO

  • (DDPD) Digital Proof of Delivery & Alerts

 

FOOD CONTAINERS AND HIRE

Your package includes 3x standard 50lt tubs or containers (General Plastic Storage Containers) for your three food drops.  You can order more containers at extra cost. Generally, 3x50lt are more than sufficient for up to 2-3 hikers. You can add on more containers to your booking at extra cost.

 

In Summary

 

STOREROOM KEY HIRE/BOND

A key is issued to you as part of the trek package. It is delivered with the containers during pre-trek. The key is required to open the 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

  • Delivered with containers during pre-trek

  • 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 containers 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 containers will be collected from your nominated accommodation. Containers are normally collected the day you start your trek.  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 with us during your Hugh Gorge transfer.

 

In Summary

  • General trail rubbish can be left in your Hugh Gorge container

  • 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​ ( bag is put in container during placement on the trail)

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LTL OPTIMUS 5
JAY CREEK - HUGH GORGE - SERPENTINE CHALET DAM - ORMISTON GORGE-  REDBANK GORGE

The LTL Optimus 5 starts at Jay Creek and finishes at Redbank Gorge covering the top five sections of the Larapinta Trail. This package is ideal if you only have 6-9 days and you want to experience the top five sections.

 

Transfer 1

Drop off to Jay Creek ex Alice Springs

(Depart Alice Springs at 630am, arrive to Jay Creek at approx 830am/9am )

Transfer 2

Pick Up from Hugh Gorge and drop off to Serpentine Chalet Dam

( Depart Hugh Gorge at 4pm, arrive to Serp Chalet Dam at 630pm/7pm )

Transfer 3

Pick up from Ormiston Gorge and drop off to Redbank Gorge

(Depart Ormiston Gorge at 920am, arrive to Redbank Gorge at approx 10am)

Transfer 4

Pick Up from Redbank Gorge and return to Alice Springs

(Depart Redbank Gorge at 11am and arrive to Alice Springs at approx 2:40pm

TREK PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
Food drops and other inclusions the same as Optimus 6

Geoff S, TripAdvisor

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