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Tour ID: 10002157

Travel to remote Hermannsburg Aboriginal community, the birthplace of celebrated Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira where you can view some amazing Aborigonal artworks in the gallery. Also visit Palm valley with its spring fed pools and Finke Gorge National Park, our lunch spot.

  • Palm Valley
  •  Hermannsburg Aboriginal community
  • Finke Gorge National Park

This one day 4WD safari travels through the West MacDonnell Ranges to Hermannsburg, an Aboriginal community and historic precinct which is renowned for its Aboriginal art collection and the works of Albert Namatjira.

Either morning or afternoon tea is provided in Hermannsburg.

Travel down the bed of the Finke River, one of oldest water courses in the world, into Palm Valley.

See spectacular rock forms, white sands and an oasis of rock pools and palm trees.

Some plants such as the cycad and 'Livistonia Mariae' (cabbage palm) are known world-wide as relic plants and are unique to Central Australia.

Visit the spectacular rock formation known as the Ampitheatre. Enjoy a picnic lunch this afternoon.

On the return journey, relax and enjoy the changing colours of the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges in the afternoon light.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    - Morning Tea
    - Picnic Lunch
    - Entry Fees

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Artworks and souvenirs

  • Duration:

    Full Day day - 10hrs30mins.

  • Departure:

    7:30 AM Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

  • Return:

    6.00pm

  • Departure points:

    Alice Springs

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Departs from & returns to Alice Springs.
    Departs: approx 7.30am on Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun (March to September only) from Alice Springs.
    Returns: 6.00pm approximately to Alice Springs.

    Please visit this link for tentative pick up information, or click here for popular pick up locations shown in Google Maps

    Please note that reconfirmation is still required prior to departure as per your travel documentation.

  • What to bring:

    Comfortable walking shoes
    Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
    Water bottle to hold 1 litre
    Camera
    Jacket in cooler months

  • Fitness level required:

    Medium

  • Child policies:

    Children between the ages of 2-15 years will be applicable for child rates. Children under 2 years are considered infants and travel free of charge when seated on a parent or guardians lap.
    Children under 7 years cannot be seated in the first 2 rows of the tour vehicle. Child seats are unable to be used.

  • Additional Information:

    Note: Access to Hermannsburg may be restricted during the Christmas and New Year period.

    Moderate level of fitness required. Includes a two kilometre Palm Valley Rim walk with a section that has an incline.

  • Destinations:

    West MacDonnell Ranges and Palm Valley

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