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Palm Valley

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Palm Valley, West MacDonnell Ranges, Hermannsburg, 4x4 Off Road Vehicle

Highlights

Follow Larapinta Drive into the Aboriginal homelands of the Arrernte people and into real outback adventure country - the Finke Gorge National Park. Travel by 4WD coach on the dry bed of the Finke River to Palm Valley, a strange semi-tropical oasis in the red centre. Bushwalk in Palm Valley where groves of Livistona palms grow in this remote arid region. Hermannsburg, an 1870's Lutheran mission, showcases Aboriginal history, culture, and art.

Inclusions

  • Hermannsburg Entrance Fee
  • Guided Walks
  • Morning Tea
  • Ploughman´s Lunch

Exclusions

  • Optional Gratuities

Please Note

  • Hat, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water are required when participating in walks
  • Tour subject to operate based on minimum numbers

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Aug 28 2016
Excellent Guide / Chauffeur. Vraiment une escapade qui vaut le coup, bien au delà de ce que je pouvais imaginer en réservant. SUPER TOUR!...
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ITINERARY

  • Head west on Larapinta Drive alongside the ochre coloured West MacDonnells
  • Cross vast open outback plains on Namatjira Drive
  • Visit Hermannsburg - an 1870's Lutheran mission
  • Wander through historic buildings, the museum and art gallery and learn the reality of Aboriginal history in this region
  • Morning tea is provided in Hermannsburg
  • Head off road and onto the dry bed of the Finke River
  • Follow the riverbed to Finke Gorge National Park
  • Venture further into the Gorge to Palm Valley - an oasis in this arid region
  • Walk on the dry river bed alongside remarkable Livistona Palms and Cycads
  • Walk along the valley rim with stunning views over Palm Valley
  • Kalarranga Lookout - amazing views over the Amphitheatre and Finke Valley
  • Enjoy a delicious ploughman's lunch in these spectacular surrounds
  • Witness the changing colours of the West MacDonnells in the afternoon light.

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.