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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

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TREK PACKAGE OPTIONS
Larapinta Trail Express Package
Larapinta Trail Essentials Package
S2S EXPRESS TREK PACKAGE
 
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The express package provides basic trek support services for independent or self-guided trekkers who are completing half of the Larapinta Trail.

Larapinta Trail Express Package

S2S SOLO EXPS

1 x Person Package (1 Pax)

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

From $510

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S2S DUO EXPS

2 x Person Package (2 Pax)

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

From $630

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S2S TROIKA EXPS

3 x Person Package (3 Pax)

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

From $750

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S2S-EXPS-4 Pax: $900 / S2S-EXPS-5 Pax: : $1060
* 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

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 Ellery Creek: 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

 

 

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

TREK PACKAGE ADD-ONs

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

S2S ESSENTIALS TREK PACKAGE
 
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The essentials package provides intermediate trek support services for independent or self-guided trekkers who are completing half 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

From $630

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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

From $760

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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

From $890

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S2S-ESSE-4 Pax: $1040/ S2S-ESSE-5 Pax: : $1210
* 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

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.

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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