Finke Gorge and Palm Valley 4WD Tour - Day Trip from Alice Springs

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Discover the Aboriginal homelands of the Arrernte people and experience a real outback adventure country - the Finke Gorge National Park.


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Alice Springs
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10 hours
daily at 7:30 AM
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Travel through the West MacDonnell Ranges to the Historic Hermannsburg Precinct then journey along the ancient Finke River bed to Palm Valley for morning tea.

Wander among the relict Palms and Cycads before exploring the Kalarranga Lookout. Return to Hermannsburg Historic Precinct for a Ploughmans lunch before exploring the historic buildings and art gallery featuring works of the famous Aboriginal Artist Albert Namatjira.


  • 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.



  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

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

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 2 to 3 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 1 day or less prior to date of activity.

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