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Sandrifter Safaris

Sandrifter Safaris customise small group and private tours to exactly fit your timeframe.

From half day up to 10 days anywhere to and from Alice Springs.

Sandrifter caters for private small groups – couples, friends, families, artists, photographers and even single travellers.

Sandrifter operates a modern luxury vehicle for all touring.

  • Tours

    1/2 Day MacDonnell Ranges Private Tour Afternoon Departure

    5 hours and visits spectacular scenery unique to Central Australia. Travel to the West and East of Alice Springs through three stunning locations in the MacDonnell Ranges on a fully guided private tour.


    Stroll through the shady creek bed and take in the cool air of Simpsons Gap with the rare black footed rock wallaby grazing on the rocky slopes.


    A picturesque drive then takes you to the stunning Standley Chasm walk, where culture and ancient rock formations combine in a dramatic display. On return enjoy a delicious homemade Afternoon tea.


    Finishing with a viewing of the Caterpillar Dreaming Aboriginal Art site in Emily Gap

    1/2 Day MacDonnell Ranges Private Tour Morning Departure

    5 hours and visits spectacular scenery unique to Central Australia. Travel to the West and East of Alice Springs through three stunning locations in the MacDonnell Ranges on a fully guided private tour.


    Stroll through the shady creek bed and take in the cool air of Simpsons Gap with the rare black footed rock wallaby grazing on the rocky slopes.


    A picturesque drive then takes you to the stunning Standley Chasm walk, where culture and ancient rock formations combine in a dramatic display. On return enjoy a delicious homemade morning tea.


    Then head through Honeymoon Gap and the rugged Ilparpa Range to Emily Gap, home to Yeperenye Caterpillar dreaming to view the ancient rock art site.


    Highlights Include:
    Private Tour Vehicle and Local Guide
    Rare Black Footed Rock Wallabies
    Dry riverbeds
    Simpsons Gap
    Beautiful river red gums
    Ancient springs
    Standley Chasm
    Relict Plants
    Native birds and lizards
    Sacred rock art

    Palm Valley 4x4 Day Tour

    Watch in awe as the colours change before you eyes across the ever changing landscape.


    From here, travel into through the Hermannsburg Range toward Palm Valley before the crowds arrive. Stopping at vantage points in the oldest water course in the world, the Finke River for photography and a morning tea.


    Wander the stunning Cycad Gorge and listen to the early morning birdlife, from here it’s a challenging 4x4 track to Palm Valley. Using caution and safety all the way as you manoeuvre the purpose built 4x4 up rocky creek beds.

    You have the choice of a 2km or 5km walk, it’s up to you how you want to spend your time meandering these ancient relict palms.


    A homemade lunch in a quiet spot to finish your activities in Palm Valley, then return to Alice Springs.

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