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The Day Walk Options listed below are some of the most popular because of their easy vehicle access to the start and finish points. All offer varying levels of difficulty, challenges and attractions. Most of the walks listed below are loop walks with the start and finish points in the same location.
Key Points
Point Moderate to Very Hard walk options.
Point 9km-23km / 6-12 hour walk options
Point Easy vehicle access to start and finish points
Point Medium to long distance options
Point Spectacular scenery
The following options are to be used as a guide only. Choosing a day walk option is a very individual choice which will be influenced by your time constraints, resources, fitness and experience levels. * Asterisk indicates approximate
(Section 4)
(Section 12)
Overview
Overview
Starting at the S3/4 trailhead at Standley Chasm this excellent but very hard day walk takes you to Brinkley Bluff and back. The scenery along this walk is some of the best on the trail. Start early in the morning. Start and finish at Standley Chasm.
This is a popular day walk for locals and visitors alike because of its easy access, spectacular 360 views and straight forward up and down mountain walk. Note that this is the entire Section 12 walk and one of the most enjoyable of the Larapinta Trail.
Fast FAQs
Fast FAQs
Our Star Rating Excellent
Trail Grade Go Very Hard V Hard
Distance (km) 20 .
Duration (hrs) 8-12 Comfortable
Terrain Rough Rugged and steep
Our Star Rating Excellent
Trail Grade Go Hard Hard
Distance (km) 15.8 .
Duration (hrs) 6 Comfortable
Terrain Uphill Steep and not too rugged
Useful Links
Useful Links
Go Information on Section 4 | Go Standley Chasm
Go Information on Section 12

 
(Section 3)
(Section 8)
Larapinta Trail High Route Views - S3 Counts Point Lookout
Overview
Overview
Steep climbs, clambering over rocky gorges and spectacular views are some of the highlights of this walk. Take the Alternative High Route from Miller Flat and return via Tangentyere Junction along the low route. Start and finish at Standley Chasm. Easy vehicle access.
The views at Counts Point is one of the most spectacular on the Larapinta Trail, and definitely the highlight of S8. This day walk is almost all on high ground offering 360 views of the surrounding area. Start and finish at Serpentine Gorge trailhead. Easy vehicle access.
Fast FAQs
Fast FAQs
Our Star Rating Very Good
Trail Grade Go Hard Hard
Distance (km) 18.3 .
Duration (hrs) 9-10 Comfortable
Terrain Rugged Rugged, rocky and steep
Our Star Rating Excellent
Trail Grade Go Hard Hard
Distance (km) 13.8 .
Duration (hrs) 7-9 Comfortable
Terrain Rough Rocky and loose
Useful Links
Useful Links
Go Information on Section 3 | Go Standley Chasm
Go Information on Section 8
 
Name Distance (km) Duration (hrs) Trail Grade Our Rating Comments
Section 1 Go 23.8 9 Moderate Average  
Section 10 Go 9.1 4 Moderate Average  
           
 
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