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The Overnight Walk Options listed below span over 1-2 nights (or 2-3 days) on the trail. These walk options are ideal for quick weekend trips or for those who have only a short time available to walk the trail. Like with all other sections and walk options, drop off and pick ups at the start and finish points are the key consideration.
Key Points
Point Mostly moderate to hard walks
Point 23km-45km / 2-3 days/ 1-3 nights
Point Good weekend walk options
Point Access 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 overnight 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 & 5)
(Section 8 & 9)
Overview
Overview
A spectacular walk traversing over some of the best sections along the Larapinta Trail. This overnight option encompasses Section 4 & 5 starting at Standley Chasm and finishing at Hugh Gorge. The scenery along this walk is spectacular. Access to Hugh Gorge is by high clearance 4WD only.
This walk takes you along the Heavitree Range starting at Serpentine Gorge and finishing at Ormiston Gorge. The trail winds through valleys, narrow gorges and the tops of mountains and is visually spectacular. Easy access to start and finish points. Encompasses Section 8 & 9.
Fast FAQs
Fast FAQs
Our Star Rating Excellent
Trail Grade Go Very Hard V Hard
Distance (km) 33.7 .
Days/Nights 3/2 (approx 19 hrs for walking)
No. of Sections 2 .
Terrain Rough Rugged and steep
Our Star Rating Very Good
Trail Grade Go Hard Hard
Distance (km) 42 .
Days/Nights 3/2 (approx 17.5 hrs for walking)
No. of Sections 2 .
Terrain Rough Rugged and steep
Useful Links
Useful Links
Go Information on Section 4 & Section 5
Go Information on Section 8 and Section 9
 
(Section 3)
(Section 11)
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.
A nice walk to Redbank Gorge from the Finke River Trailhead (S10/11). Mount Sonder in the distance provides the inspiration as you walk along this section. Great views of Mount Sonder and the surrounding country side. Glen Helen Resort makes a good start point.( add extra 3.5km)
Fast FAQs
Fast FAQs
Our Star Rating Very Good
Trail Grade Go Hard Hard
Distance (km) 18.3  
Days/Nights 2/1  
No. of Sections 1  
Terrain Rugged Rugged and steep
Our Star Rating Good
Trail Grade Go Hard Hard
Distance (km) 26  
Days/Nights 2/1 Comfortable
No. of Sections 1  
Terrain Undulating Some rugged, rocky and steep parts
Useful Links
Useful Links
Go Information on Section 3 | Go Standley Chasm
Go Information on Section 11
 
 
Name Distance (km) Days/Nights Trail Grade Our Rating Comments
Section 1 Go 23.8 2/1 Moderate Average  
Section 2 Go 9.1 2/1 Moderate Average  
Section 10 - 11 Go 35.1 2/1 Hard Good  
 
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