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What To Expect
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
Hermannsburg entrance fee
Meals and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
Hat, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water are required when participating in walks.
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