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Alice's Secret Travellers Inn

1 Day 4WD Palm Valley (AU$165)

 

 

 

You won’t get bored on the 1 day 4WD Palm Valley tour operated by Emu Run!
Visit Hermannsburg and learn about its history and renowned aboriginal Art collection, before travelling further along the Finke River bed towards Palm Valley, where you’ll get to enjoy the beauty of this unique hidden oasis.  A journey into another time and another world.

This tour runs daily during the winter months (March – November).

 

 

 

 


What you win

  • SAVE AU$10 by booking directly through Alice’s Secret
  • FREE pick up and drop off right in front of the hostel
  • Borrow a flynet for FREE
  • Get ready for your tour with the help of Alice’s Secret or relax after it by enjoying the beautiful garden and the cosy atmosphere of our little oasis

Tour Inclusions

  • Morning tea
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Accommodation Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Experienced Friendly Guide
  • Air Conditioned 4WD Vehicle
  • Entry Fee to Hermannsburg Cultural Precinct

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Itinerary

Traveling through the West MacDonnell Ranges we make our way to the Historic Precinct of Hermannsburg for morning tea and a leg stretch. After scones with jam and cream explore the historic buildings and Art Gallery featuring works of the famous Aboriginal Artist Albert Namatjira.

Its then time to depart Hermannsburg and journey along the ancient Finke River bed by custom built 4WD. The next stop will be Cycad Gorge and then it’s a short 4WD drive into Palm Valley where you will be able to wander amongst the relict Palms and Cycads.

Here you will have the opportunity to complete to Rim Walk or the River Walk and experience this Oasis in the desert.

On the return journey you will stop for a picnic lunch before the short walk up to Kalaranga Lookout. By mid-afternoon it’s time to return to Hermannsburg Historic Precinct for a short stop and last minute photos of the area.

In the late afternoon we return to Alice Springs watching the fading light reflecting of the MacDonnell Ranges.

What to bring

  • Travel voucher
  • water bottle (capacity 1 litre)
  • strong non-slip walking shoes
  • hat (wide brimmed is best)
  • flynet
  • sunglasses, sunscreen
  • camera
  • casual and comfortable clothing (cool, light clothing is best in summer and warm clothing for winter)
  • swim wear & towel (during summer only)

Please fill out the booking form to start organising your Palm Valley adventure

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Covid-19 Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our operations have been severely impacted. So here’s just some info on how we are going about all this.

We are OPEN for business and we are working closely with the Department of Health. Hence you can be assured that we are going the extra mile to keep our staff, current and future guests safe.

Given the circumstances any guest wishing to stay with us is required to provide the completed border arrival form and show evidence about the whereabouts over the past month.
Reception hours are limited but don't worry, you will be able to get a hold of us via email ([email protected]) or over the phone (+61 (0)8 8952 8686) until 7 pm daily.
Please get in touch to schedule a check-in time or discuss any queries or questions - we're happy to help :-).

Note that we reserve the right to cancel reservations at any time if we are under the impression that accepting a booking will keep us from complying with the rules.

From July 17th NT borders will be open to many areas of Australia, however remain closed to arrivals from from declared hotspot areas.
If you are travelling from a hotspot area you will you will be directed into mandatory supervised quarantine in an identified facility in Alice Springs, and charged $2500.

See https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au for more detailed information.

These are very tough times and we are hoping to get through this, so we can still be there for you on the other side. If you feel like supporting us, please BOOK DIRECT once travel becomes possible again. Small thing for you, big impact for us ;-).

Thank you and stay healthy & strong!

Love,

Seb and Miriam