Guided Larapinta Walks

Larapinta Walks to recommence 1 August 2020Learn More

A guided walk along the Larapinta Trail offers so much more than just the benefit and security of travelling with an experienced guide.

When you travel with a guide, you’re automatically guaranteed expertise, security and minimal stress. This is especially useful when you are travelling to a remote destination you haven’t been to before, as guides are well acquainted with the terrain, area and routes. Travelling on a guided walk along the Larapinta Trail not only allows you to gain insight into the history, geography, wildlife and culture along the way to ensure you get the most out of your trip, but also gives you the comfort of knowing you are travelling with well equipped, experienced guides who can support you throughout the trek.

Additionally, a professional guide ensures that you have seen the top sights in an area (and the best-kept secrets!), and the itinerary is planned to ensure you have enough time to see each of them. On guided tours you’re assured maximum sightseeing every day, with rest breaks, snacks and meals also planned for.

Whether it’s being encouraged your team members to keep on going when you’re feeling tired or discussing the day’s trials and tribulations in the evening over dinner, guided trips are the perfect chance to turn fellow travellers into life-long friends. Guided trips give you a wonderful opportunity to create lasting friendships with other travellers on the trip, where you often find a great combination of active people with similar interests in travel, fitness and experiences

One of the key benefits of a guided tour is having the 24-hour back up and support in case anything goes wrong. If you injure yourself on the trip, there is nothing more comforting than having a first aid trained guide on hand to ensure you receive the medical attention you require.

The Larapinta Pioneers

We were the first to offer commercial walks along the Larapinta Trail back in 1995. Travel with peace of mind knowing you are in the hands of the most experienced company on the trail.

Exclusive Eco-Campsites

On our 'In Comfort' Larapinta walks you will enjoy our exclusive network of award-winning architecturally-designed eco-campsites on our 'In Comfort' walks. Relax after each day on the trail with facilities including hot showers, comfortable lounges and a heated dining shelter, with the opportunity to sleep under the stars if you prefer.

The Best Guides

The key to the success of our Larapinta walks, and your trip, is our team of experienced and dedicated guides. Our talented team of guides are caring professionals will provide you with experienced leadership, healthy and delicious meals, local knowledge, first aid if needed and provide a heightened travel experience.

Delicious Meals

Our eco-campsites have a fully functional kitchen and our guides will pride themselves on the variety, quality, nutritional levels and presentation of their meals and their ability to cater to a wide range of dietary requirements. All our food is sourced from the best providores and carefully selected, stored and transported so as to maximise freshness and quality.


Australian Walking Holidays is committed to responsible travel and true sustainability. It was a commitment formed when the company was established, and today, in the face of a multitude of threats to global environments and cultures, our commitment is stronger than ever. Over several decades we have honed our responsible travel philosophy and are continually assessing and improving initiatives that are practiced in the field to ensure that we are mitigating our impact to the smallest possible footprint. View our award winning Responsible Travel Guidebook here.




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