2 Day King of the Mountain
2 Days, 1 night King of the Mountain camping tour.
Visiting the Western MacDonnell Ranges, this tour includes the Alice Springs Desert Park, Ormiston Gorge (hiking the Ormiston Pound), Mt Sonder and Glen Helen.
We camp overnight at Glen Helen Resort.
Day 1: Desert Park & Ormiston GorgeL/D included
We'll pick you up at 7.30am and head to the Alice Springs Desert Park where we get up close with the flora and fauna that the outback has to offer. We visit the noturnal hours, check out the dingoes and kangaroos and finish off with an amazing bird of prey show. Afterwards we'll head to the spectacular Ormiston Gorge for lunch. After lunch we enjoy a 4 hour hike through the Ormiston Pound. Keep a look out for the ever elusive Black-Footed Rock Wallaby as we hike through this amazing gorge. A short drive takes us to our campsite at Glen Helen Resort where we enjoy a scrumptious dinner before rolling out our swags under the amazing outback sky.
Day 2: Mt Sonder & Glen HelenB/L included
Early start this morningas we take on the most breathtaking mountain in the West MacDonnell Ranges, Mt Sonder. This 16km hike has some of the most rewarding views you will ever see. Afterwards we head back to Glen Helen for a BBQ lunch and time to enjoy a cold beer and explore Glen Helen Gorge. We head back to Alice late afternoon as the sun sets on these magnificent ranges.