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Multi-Day Options provide excellent opportunities to experience some of the best sections of the Larapinta Trail. These options are ideal for people who have 4-6 days available to walk the Larapinta Trail. Access to the trailheads will be a big consideration for many walkers and will influence their start and finish points ( and choice of walks).
Key Points
Point One of the best ways to experience the trail
Point 40km-110km / 4-6 days/ 3-5 nights
Point Excellent walk options for scenery, challenges & experiences
Point Access ( pick up/drop off points) one of the main considerations
Point Spectacular scenic attractions along these trek options
The following options are to be used as a guide only. Bundling sections into multiday walks is a very individual choice which will be influenced by your time constraints, resources, fitness and experience levels. Some walks can be done in reverse order.
(Section 4-6)
(Section 3-5)
Overview
Overview
The Chasm to Ellery walk option includes some of the most spectacular scenery along the Larapinta Trail. It has a good balance between rugged mountainous treks to undulating, moderate level treks. Start and finish points can be accessed by 2WD. Start at Standley Chasm, finish at Ellery Creek.
For those who love their rugged mountain walks, the Chewing's Trek is sure to please. Rugged mountains, spectacular views and challenging terrain are all the hallmarks of this trek. Hard going but worth it. Access to start (Jay Creek) and finish (Hugh Gorge) points are by 4WD only.
Fast FAQs
Fast FAQs
Our Star Rating Excellent
Trail Grade Go HardVery Hard V Hard (S4,5) /Hard (S6)
Distance (km) 64.9 .
Days/Nights 5/4 comfortable, leisurely
No. of Sections 3 .
Terrain Varying 50% Rugged & steep 50% flat, undulating
Our Star Rating Excellent
Trail Grade Go HardVery Hard V Hard (S4,5) /Hard (3)
Distance (km) 47.3 .
Days/Nights 5/4 comfortable, leisurely
No. of Sections 3 .
Terrain Varying 90% Rugged & Steep 10% Undulating
Snapshot
Snapshot
Point Start/Finish points easily accessible by 2WD
Point Take two days to complete Section 6 ( comfortable, leisurely)
Point Take three days to complete Section 4 & 5 ( comfortable, leisurely)
Point One of the most popular walk options. Often done in reverse order
Point This walk is also done over 6-7 days
Point Start/Finish points easily accessible by 4WD only
Point Take two days to complete Section 3 ( Take High Route option)
Point Take three days to complete Section 4 & 5 ( comfortable, leisurely)
Point A relaxed, No Rush walk option. A number of intra-trailhead campsites
Point Access to Hugh Gorge Go is by high clearance 4WD
Useful Links
Useful Links
Go Information on Section 4, Section 5, Section 6
Go Information on Section 3, Section 4, Section 5
Maps and GPS Data Maps and GPS Data
View Walk in Google Maps External Link
View Walk in Google Maps External Link
(Section 2-6)
(Section 8-12)
Overview
Overview
The Simpson's to Ellery walk option includes some of the most spectacular scenery along the Larapinta Trail. It has a good balance between rugged mountainous treks to undulating, moderate level treks. Start and finish points can be accessed by 2WD. Start at Simpsons Gap and finish at Ellery Creek.
This walk option includes lots of valley walking, steep mountain treks, great views and a balanced level of undulating terrain. The last big physical effort of the walk is Mount Sonder, which will reward you with spectacular 360 views of the area. Start at Serpentine Gorge and finish at Redbank Gorge.
Fast FAQs
Fast FAQs
Our Star Rating Excellent
Trail Grade Go HardVery Hard V Hard (S4,5) /Hard (S2,3,6)
Distance (km) 103 .
Days/Nights 6/5  
No. of Sections 5 .
Terrain Varying 60% Rugged & steep 40% flat, undulating
Our Star Rating Very Good
Trail Grade Go Hard Hard
Distance (km) 106.7 .
Days/Nights 6/5  
No. of Sections 5 .
Terrain Varying 70% Rugged & Steep 30% Undulating
Snapshot
Snapshot
Point Start/Finish points easily accessible by 2WD
Point Take two days to complete Section 6 ( comfortable, leisurely)
Point The rest is a section a day; hard, full day walks
Point Section 2 is a long 24.5km day walk
Point This walk is also done over a 7 days ( splitting Section 2 into 2 days)
Point Start/Finish points easily accessible by vehicle Go
Point Take two days to complete Section 9 ( comfortable, leisurely)
Point The rest is a section a day; hard, full day walks
Point A mostly mountainous walk
Point This walk is also done over a 7 days ( splitting S9 & S11 into 2 days each
Useful Links
Useful Links
Go Information on Section 2, Section 3, Section 4, Section 5, Section 6
Go Information on Section 8. Section 9, Section 10, Section 11, Section 12
 
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