Walking Country was introduced by Wayoutback Australian Safaris to meet the increasing demand for multi-day walking tours of Central Australia, specifically the epic Larapinta Trail.
Based out of Alice Springs, we are a trusted small group tour operator. We boast over 22 years of experience providing small group 4-wheel drive tours of the Northern Territory.
Our air-conditioned Mitsubishi Canter 4WD’s can accommodate up to 19 travellers. Our 14-day and 5-day Larapinta Trail tours can include up to 15 persons while larger groups can enlist in our worry-free private charters.
We manage Level IV Advanced Eco-Certified Tours which is EcoTourism Australia’s highest recognition for operational practices, environmental awareness, and cultural representation.
Thanks to our trained tour guides and hand-crafted itineraries, travellers enjoy authentic tours away from the crowd and extensive indigenous experiences.
Walking Country will take care of all the logistical hassles allowing you to best experience the Larapinta Trail. We’ll provide all the necessary camping equipment, arrange meals, permits, entry and tours, provide the right vehicle and combine that with a passionate and enthusiastic tour guide to assist on your hike.
Book your adventure with Walking Country and experience the Northern Territory with ease, comfort, and style.
- Four Wheel Driving
- COVID Safe
- ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
- Quality Tourism Accreditation
- Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certified by Ecotourism Australia
Located in the heart of Central Australia, the Larapinta Trail passes through 223 km of the spectacular central section of the West MacDonnell Ranges, Australia’s 2nd largest mountain range.. Extending west from Alice Springs to Mount Sonder, this ancient landscape offers endless scenery and cultural history that will take your breath away. From epic ridge and mountain top vistas, to hidden gorges and pristine desert waterholes, it’s no wonder Larapinta Trail’s dramatic scenery is world renowned.. Our Larapinta end-to-end tour will appeal to any experienced trekker looking to witness the grander of the Australian Outback. With abundant wildlife and rugged beauty in all directions, you’ll leave with a restored sense of peace and a deeper appreciation of nature.
The West MacDonnell Ranges in the Red Centre trekking sections of the Larapinta Trail offer a spectacular array of highlights including diverse wildlife, sensational waterholes and breathtaking ravines and gorges.. With 16 km of graded trail covered each day, this classic 5-day hiking tour of Australia’s ancient landscape is on many backpackers’ bucket lists. Stunning sights like Serpentine Gorge and Ormiston Pound Walk are just some of the many highlights on this adventure.. Larapinta Trail was voted by National Geographic as one of the top 20 trekking experiences on the planet. This ancient landscape boasts some of the most majestic ridges in the Northern Territory. Throughout the trail, visitors are treated to breathtaking views of Mt Sonder, the highest point on Larapinta.. If you’re looking for a challenging but rewarding adventure that blends sublime beauty with rich cultural history, then the Larapinta Trail is the perfect multi-day walk for you.
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