LARAPINTA TRAIL FOOD DROPS

LTTS offers food drops to most locations along the Larapinta Trail and areas of Tjoritja/West MacDonnell Ranges NP. All of our food drops include the hire of standard 50lt containers which are clearly marked for each drop.

 

Food drops can only be ordered as part of a transfer or trek package

DROP OFF LOCATIONS 

SECURE STORE ROOM FOOD DROPS POINTS

Food drops can be dropped off and locked away in the official food storage points or at designated secure areas at private facilities. The storage containers remain at these locations until you arrive to collect or access them.

Standley Chasm - Private Facility

$40 per container, per drop

Food drops are placed at Standley Chasm , a private enterprise. We will organise all the permissions and coordination of food drop on your behalf. There is a timing restriction for accessing your container here. You need to be at the kiosk between 830am-430pm. Outside those times the kiosk is closed and you wont be able to access your container.  The storeroom key is not required here.  

Ellery Creek - Official Storage Point

$40 per container, per drop

Official NT Parks and Wildlife Food Storage Point located at Ellery Creek, a major visitation area in the West MacDonnell National Park. Storage room is located in the ablution block building and is locked. You need your storeroom key to access this facility. Accessed 24/7.  A CCTV camera is located at this location for improved security. 

Ormiston Gorge - Official Storage Point

$40 per container, per drop

Official NT Parks and Wildlife Food Storage Point located at Ormiston Gorge, a major visitation area in the West MacDonnell National Park. Storage room is located in the main building area where the kiosk is located. You need your storeroom key to access this facility. Access is 24/7. A CCTV camera is located at this location for improved security. 

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As of July 2018 Ormiston Gorge and Ellery Creek Storerooms now have CCTV operating 24/7. CCTV includes low light/infra red for night monitoring.

 

ALL OTHER TRAILHEADS & LOCATIONS

We can carry out food drops to most other trailheads and intermediate points depending on your trek package. Please note that apart from Ormiston Gorge, Ellery Creek and Standley Chasm, every other trailhead location does not offer secure lockable facilities and is therefore cached in the bush.

Subject to Availability

 

Jay Creek

Food drops to Jay Creek Trailhead Official start point for Section 3. This is a remote trailhead. This is a field cache food drop. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS to locate the cache. Enquire about availability.

Birthday Waterhole

Food drops to Birthday Waterhole Shelter. Official start point for Section 5. This is a remote trailhead. This is a field cache food drop. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS to locate the cache. Enquire about availability.

Hugh Gorge

Food drops to Hugh Gorge Shelter. Official start point for Section 6. This is a remote trailhead. This is a field cache food drop. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS to locate the cache. Enquire about availability. 

Serpentine Gorge

Food drops to Serpentine Gorge Shelter. Official start point for Section 8. This is a field cache food drop. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS to locate the cache. Enquire about availability and pricing. 

Serpentine Chalet Dam

Food drops to Serpentine Chalet Dam Trailhead. Official start point for Section 9. This is a field cache food drop. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS to locate the cache. Enquire about availability. 

Redbank Gorge

Food drops to Redbank Gorge campsite. Official start point for Section 12. This is a field cache food drop. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS to locate the cache. Enquire about availability. 

Mt Razorback

Food cache placements near Redbank Gorge or base of Mt Razorback. Food cache placements at Mt Zeil. These are field cache food drops. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS to locate the cache. Enquire about availability. 

Mt Zeil

Food cache placements at Mt Zeil. These are field cache food drops. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS - with precision. Enquire about availability. 

Chewings Range Off Track Food Drops

These are heli-based food drops in remote locations. Service is subject to approval from NT Parks. These are field cache food drops. You will need to know how to navigate and use a GPS - with precision. Enquire about availability.

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