West MacDonnell Ranges & Standley Chasm Day Trip from Alice Springs

West MacDonnell Ranges & Standley Chasm Day Trip from Alice Springs

Embark on a incredible adventure through the West MacDonnell Ranges! Start your journey at Simpsons Gap, a place alive with ancient Aboriginal stories. Keep your senses sharp to catch glimpses of wildlife near the shimmering waterhole.

Next, venture to Standley Chasm, a breathtaking natural wonder standing 3 meters wide and towering 80 meters high. As you explore, be prepared for close encounters with the area's diverse wildlife, adding to the magic of this awe-inspiring location.

Continue your expedition to Ellery Creek Bighole, where you can cool off in the refreshing waters surrounded by majestic red cliffs. It's the perfect spot to relax and soak in the stunning scenery.

Finally, marvel at the towering red walls of Ormiston Gorge, a testament to the incredible forces of nature. Take a moment to reflect on the day's adventures before heading back to Alice Springs, where you can relive your unforgettable experiences in the West MacDonnell Ranges

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Red Centre, Northern Territory

We depart Alice Spring on an adventure to explore exploring the West MacDonnell National Park and surrounding UNESCO-listed areas onboard our West MacDonnell Ranges (Tjoritja) day trip.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park, 7km from Alice Springs Along Larapinta Drive, Northern Territory Australia

Explore the West MacDonnell National Park, known by the traditional owners as Tjoritja.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Standley Chasm Angkerle, Larapinta Drive, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 0872 Australia

Marvel at the awe of Standley Chasm traditionally known as Angkerle Atwatye as you meander through the 80m high gorge.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ormiston Gorge, Namatjira Drive, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory Australia

Refresh within the towering walls of Ormiston Gorge, traditionally known as Kwartatuma.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ochre Pits, Namatjira Drive 110 Kilometres West of Alice Springs, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 0870 Australia

See the UNESCO-listed Ochre Pit mineral rockface and coloured clay ochre still used in traditional ceremonies

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ellery Creek Big Hole, Namatjira NT 0872, Australia

Cool off at Ellery Creek Big Hole, one of Central Australia's largest and most beautiful swimming spots.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Simpsons Gap, Burt Plain NT 0872, Australia

Try for a glimpse of the very shy black-footed-rock-wallaby and other native wildlife through Simpsons Gap, traditionally known as Rungutjirpa.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Red Centre, Northern Territory

We deliver you back to Alice Springs to your chosen accommodation around 18:00pm, as you reflect on your day of exploration and wonder.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"A minimum moderate level of fitness is required to complete the walks."
"Child policy 6 years old and over, not suitable for children 5 years old and under."
"This itinerary may vary to adapt to seasonal changes and occasionally spots in the parks close or do not allow swimming. As safety is our top priority we plan accordingly to ensure our guests have the most fun and best experience possible while on tour."
"Please ensure you have checked the average temperatures for the time of year you are travelling and have packed adequate clothing."
"Prior to booking, we strongly recommend guests purchase travel insurance."
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 07:00 AM
Duración: 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Stay at Alice Springs Hotel, 11 Leichhardt Terrace, Alice Springs NT 0870, Australia

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Morning tea & lunch
  • Standley Chasm park entry fee
  • Guided bush walks (3-4km, subject to fitness level)
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach travel
  • Comprehensive local tour commentary
  • Selected Alice Spring inner-city pick-up/drop-off points
  • Entry/Admission - Standley Chasm Angkerle
  • Entry/Admission - Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park

No Incluye

  • Hotel transfers pre/post tour itinerary to a nominated pickup point.
  • Personal expenses


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