Larapinta Trail links and contacts
This page has key contact information and useful resources for the Larapinta Trail.
If you are a tour operator interested in running tours of any kind along the trail, you must contact Parks and Wildlife.
You can contact any of the companies in the table below to organise food drops or transport along the trail.
|Emu Run||1800 687 email@example.com|
|Larapinta Trail Trek Support||NA||NA|
|Outback Elite Tours||0429 263 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Outback Tour Services||08 8950 email@example.com|
You can contact any of the companies in the table below to organise guided walks along the Larapinta Trail.
You can contact any of the companies in the table below to book a locator beacon, satellite phone or other emergency equipment.
|Central Communications||Satellite phones||08 8952 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|EPIRB Hire||EPIRB, PLB and satellite phones||02 4997 email@example.com|
|Adventure Rentals||PLBs||0431 176 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Larapinta Trail Trek Support||PLBs and Satellite phones||NA||NA|
You can go to the following websites to find out more about the Larapinta Trail.
|Company||Phone or email|
|Alice Springs Town Council||NA|
|Bureau of Meteorology||NA|
|Glen Helen Lodge||08 8956 7208|
|Old Hamilton Downs Homestead||08 8956 8613 or |
1300 660 095
|Standley Chasm||08 8956 7440|
|Tourism Central Australia||08 8952 5800 or|
1800 645 199
|Self Storage Australia – Alice Springs|
(offers travellers secure storage for vehicles etc.)
You can also visit the Friends of the Larapinta Trail Facebook page.
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Last updated: 23 February 2022
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