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Larapinta Trail Serpentine to Sonder Trek Package
TM

SERPENTINE TO SONDER

SERPENTINE GORGE - MOUNT SONDER

Trek from Serpentine Gorge to the magnificent Mount Sonder across some of the most scenic sections of the Larapinta Trail. This is a great 6-7 day trek with awesome panoramic views, some challenging sections and superb rewards.

This trek can be completed either direction

Celebrating 20 years working and hiking on the Larapinta Trail

In 2024, we're celebrating 20 years of working and hiking on the Larapinta Trail.

Use discount code LTTS-20-YEARS to get 10% off any transfer or trek package booking.

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TREK PACKAGE OPTIONS
Larapinta Trail Express Package
Larapinta Trail Essentials Package
S2S EXPRESS TREK PACKAGE
express
TM

The express package provides basic trek support services for independent or self-guided trekkers who are completing Section 8,9,10,11 and 12 of the Larapinta Trail.

Larapinta Trail Express Package
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S2S SOLO EXPS

1 x Person Package (1 Pax)

Serpentine Gorge Transfer
Redbank Gorge Transfer
1 x Food Drop (Ormiston)
Pre-Trek Container Delivery/Pickup
1x 50lt GPSC Container
Food Drop Container Hire
Storeroom Key Hire*

Trail Rubbish Disposal

20% off across our store

Access LTTS Trailhead Forum

Access to Gear Hire Options

30 Min Check in Chat (30CIC)

$720*

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S2S DUO EXPS

2 x Person Package (2 Pax)

Serpentine Gorge Transfer
Redbank Gorge Transfer
1 x Food Drop (Ormsiton)
Pre-Trek Container Delivery/Pickup
1x 50lt GPSC Container
Food Drop Container Hire
Storeroom Key Hire*

Trail Rubbish Disposal

20% off across our store

Access LTTS Trailhead Forum

Access to Gear Hire Options

30 Min Check in Chat (30CIC)

$890*

Book Online

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S2S TROIKA EXPS

3 x Person Package (3 Pax)

Serpentine Gorge Transfer
Redbank Gorge Transfer
1 x Food Drop (Ormiston)
Pre-Trek Container Delivery/Pickup
2x 50lt GPSC Container
Food Drop Container Hire
Storeroom Key Hire*

Trail Rubbish Disposal

20% off across our store

Access LTTS Trailhead Forum

Access to Gear Hire Options

30 Min Check in Chat (30CIC)

$1230*

Book Online

* Price includes key hire bond/rental. See below. All prices in AUD/Inc GST. Prices subject to change without notice
TREK PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
Larapinta Trail Transfers
Larapinta Trail Food Drops
Larapinta Trail Food Container Hire
Larapinta Trail Storeroom Key Hire
Larapinta Trail Container Delivery
Larapinta Trail Container Collections
Larapinta Trail Rubbish

SERPENTINE GORGE TRANSFER

 

A Larapinta Trail vehicle transfer to/from Serpentine 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.  

 

Key Points

 

  • Morning Drop Off to Serpentine Gorge Car Park/ Trailhead

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

  • Arrive to Serpentine Gorge at approx 9am/930am

  • Afternoon Up from Serpentine Gorge

  • Depart Serpentine Gorge: 1pm

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

 

Key Points

 

  • 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

1x FOOD DROP - ORMISTON GORGE

Package includes one food drop at Ormiston Gorge.

 

In Summary

 

  • 1 food drop at Ormiston Gorge Only

  • 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 the trek for up to 2-3 people.

 

In Summary

 

  • 1x 50lt container per booking for solo, duo and troika

  • 2 x50lt container per booking for Express 4 and 5

  • Read here how all containers are prepared and delivered.

STOREROOM KEY HIRE

A key is issued to you as part of the trek package. The key is required to open the Ormiston Gorge food storeroom . The key hire is $70 on top of the package cost) 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

TRAIL RUBBISH DISPOSAL

Trail rubbish disposal is included. Rubbish bags will be provided in the containers.

 

 

PRE-TREK CONTAINER DELIVERY/PICKUP

Your empty food container/s 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

20% DISCOUNT ACROSS OUR STORE

Take advantage of a 20% off recommended retail prices on most of the items listed in our store. We can deliver to your accommodation for pre-trek. We sell a range of trek food options which include Strive, Radix, Back Country Cuisine and Offgrid. Password to the store is emailed to you when the invitation is set.

Check out the great products here: https://shop.treksupport.com.au/

LTTS TRAILHEAD FORUM

This is an LTTS customer-only forum with exclusive content about the Larapinta Trail; how-to tips for hiking and the Larapinta Trail; live Q&A events; images and info updates directly from the trail and much more. Customers can post questions about their planning & preparation, itineraries etc and have LT experts provide answers and tips.

30 Min CHECK IN CHAT (30CIC)

This is a 30-minute check-in chat with an LTTS Field Crew, who will cover key planning and preparation points with you and anything else you want to cover in preparation for your trek. A checklist is provided before the chat.  You get to cover any key questions you have regarding your trek, planning and preparation. This is a booked-in service pending availability, valued at $55. We do not provide any technical or information advice over the phone unless a 30CIC is booked in.

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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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S2S ESSENTIALS TREK PACKAGE
essentials
TM

The essentials package provides intermediate trek support services for independent or self-guided trekkers who are completing Sections 8-12 of the Larapinta Trail. The package provides the baseline essentials recommended for any extended trek on the Larapinta Trail. 

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S2S 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

NOT AVAIL

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S2S 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

NOT AVAIL

Book Online

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S2S 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

NOT AVAIL

Book Online

* 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
Larapinta Trail Communications Hire
Larapinta Trail Stove Fuel
Larapinta Trail Gear Retrieval

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. 

 

  • Solo: 2 x 100g (or 1x230g) Jetboil or 2lt Shellite or 2lt Metho

  • Duo: 2 x 230g Jetboil or 1lt Shellite or 1lt Metho

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

  • All fuel is 100% new

  • You can order/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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582brittm, TripAdvisor

Very experienced and knowledgeable

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