Palm Valley

(ID: 379) *Please quote this number when making enquiries.

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 the 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.
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  • 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.


Conducted On:
DAILY Feb 1 to Nov 30
Departs From:
Alice Springs
Departs At:
7:30 AM
Arrive In:
Alice Springs
Arrive At:
5:330 PM


Hat, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water are required when participating in walks.


Exchange Rate
  Adult Child Concession
$ 141
$ 74

Child price for 4-14 yrs
Free of charge for under 3 yrs if nursed

  • All rates in AU$ including all taxes.
  • Tour operator may cancel departure or alter tour itineraries as deemed necessary. Itinerary alteration may occur due to road or weather conditions, accommodation availability, strikes, public holidays, cultural and religious traditions etc.

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