Larapinta Trail Trek Support (LTTS) provides satellite phone rental options for your trek. We also provide basic and technical advice, guidance and training for satellite phone use and application on the Larapinta Trail and offtrack for resupply, tracking, emergency management and safety.

SATPHONES are offered to LTTS Customers Only.

Iridium Extreme (9575)


Compact physical footprint for streamlined portability

Intuitive user interface for out-of-the-box ease of use

Jet-water, shock and dust resistance for unparalleled durability

Enhanced SMS and email messaging capability

Integrated speakerphone

Headset and hands-free capability

Internally stowed antenna

Mini-USB data port

Accessories to create instant Wi-Fi hotspots anywhere

Reliable two-way global coverage



Toughest military-grade handset ever built

Highest ingress protection (IP) rating in the industry (IP65)

GPS-enabled location-based services

Programmable, GPS-enabled, one-touch SOS button

Smallest Iridium phone ever

Diamond treaded, tapered grip for in-hand ergonomics

Rugged, high-gain antenna



140 mm (L) x 60 mm (W) x 27 mm (D)

Weight: 247g



Standby time: Up to 30 hours

Talk time: Up to 4 hours



200-character, daylight-readable display

Integrated backlight for night-time viewing

Illuminated weather resistant keypad



Quick-connect to Iridium voice mail

Two-way SMS and short email

21 supported menu languages

Pre-programmable International

 Access Code (00 or +)

 Mailbox for voice, numeric and text messages

Selectable ring and alert tones (8 choices)



Military-grade ruggedness(MIL-STD 810F)

Ingress Protection (IP65)

Operating Temperature Range: -10 °C to +55 °C



100-entry internal phonebook, with capacity for multiple phone numbers,

email addresses and notes

Call history retains received, missed and dialled calls

Usage Control Features

User-configurable call timers to manage costs



Keypad lock and PIN lock for additional security







Hire Rates

$27 Per Day

$25 p/d - 7-10 Days

$22 p/d - 11-15 Days

$20 p/d - 15-20 days

Security Deposit: $250

If you choose a Trek Package rate, your trek booking needs to be the same package.

Each package rate is for the duration of your trek.

* Subject to Availability

What Is Included In Your Hire

  • 1x Iridium Extreme (9575) Satellite Phone

  • 1x AC Charger

  • 1x Leather Case

  • 1x Auxiliary Antenna Adapter

  • 1x External Auxilary Antenna with 150cm Cable

  • 1x USB Data Cable

  • 1x Quick-Start Guide

  • 1x User Guide

  • 1x 9575 Spare Standard Li-ion Battery

  • 1x Pelican Case (Lightweight)

  • Call/SMS Usage Fees/Rates

  • Call connection charge: $0.50c

  • Calls made to a fixed or mobile service within Australia, or made to another Telstra Mobile Satellite service located within, or outside Australia (per 30 seconds): $1.50c

  • Calls made to a fixed or mobile service located outside Australia (per 30 seconds): $1.75c

  • Calls made to a fixed or mobile service within Australia, or made to another Telstra Mobile Satellite service located within, or outside Australia (per 30 seconds): $1.175c

  • Incoming calls diverted directly to, or retrieved from, a Telstra MessageBank® or Telstra Memo® service within Australia (per 30 seconds): $1.20

  • SMS - 160 character per message:  $1.10c 

  • Calls to another satellite service outside of Iridium will be charged at $20 per minute

  • All incoming calls and SMS received by the satellite phone user are free

  • Dial up data charges: Charged at the same rate as a voice call, (Connection charge and per 30 seconds or part thereof).


We connect our Satellite Phone Services with Telstra Mobile Satellite


deonterri​, Trip Advisor

"Epic support on the epic Larapinta trail"


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