TREK PACKAGE ADD-ONS
The Trek Package Add-On options can be selected during the initial booking process or can be requested on the day at short notice (subject to availability). The Add-On's provide great trek package options to enhance your Larapinta Trail trek, make life a little easier and
muscle up your trek or preparation.
Trek Package Add-Ons are available to LTTS Customers Only
We are official stockists for Jetboil and MSR stove fuel – the two top performing ISOPRO’s on the market. We also sell liquid stove fuel (Metho, Shellite). Check out our stove fuel pages here. or buy from our store. All stove fuel orders will be delivered to your accommodation during pre-trek (also when your containers are delivered).
We are official stockists for Backcountry Cuisine , Outdoor Gourmet and Campers Pantry. Trek Food can be purchased online through our store or during the booking process. On request, we can order trek food packs from Strive Foods , Go Native, Radix, Packit Gourmet and Mountain House . All trek food orders will be delivered to your accommodation during pre-trek (also when your containers are delivered).
There is a range of trek communications available for hire from LTTS which includes PLB’s, satellite phones, trackers and other devices. All comms devices are top of the range and reliable brands which are regularly checked, inspected and monitored by LTTS. Check out our trek comms page. Subject to availability.
This add-on service includes retrieving the trek containers ( with whatever items in your container you want returned) from the food storerooms or from a cache along the Larapinta Trail. Once retrieved, the containers are secured in LTTS storerooms in Alice Springs and then delivered directly to your accommodation reception/storeroom at the completion of your trek. This service can be added on during the booking process or can be requested during your trek.
$30 Per Container / Per Retrieval (PCPR)
The Bounce Box is a container or containers which bounce between the three main food drop points: Standley Chasm, Ellery Creek, Ormiston Gorge. Hikers will choose a bounce box if they want one container with pre-packed items (often luxury & comfort zone goodies, support gear, clothing etc) that they want at each food drop when they get there ( as well as their food drop container). After your last bounce box container is used, it will be retrieved and returned to Alice Springs and delivered to your accommodation. Price includes bounce from Alice Springs to Standley Chasm or Ormiston Gorge depending on your trek direction. Available for E2E Trek Packages only
*Per 1x 50lt Container
We can store any extra bags you have for a flat storage rate. All bags are tagged, barcoded, scanned and locked away in our secure storerooms until the end of your trek. Your bag is collected at the same time your containers are picked up from your accommodation at the start of your trek. At the completion of your trek your bag is then delivered directly to your accommodation reception/storeroom.
Prices: $30 for 1x Bag - all sizes*
Subject to availability. * Bag storage include only bags, not bikes, box's, artefacts etc
Tip: Check with your accommodation to see if they offer this for free.
*Important*: Asking the driver to pick up your bag via your previous accommodation after your trek will be result in a no-can-do response.
We hire out a range of trekking gear which includes tents, packs, cooking gear, mattresses, trekking poles, stoves, headlamps and other useful gear. We offer a reasonable level of options to suit different needs, challenges and budgets. All gear is near new or no older than 3 years and is in excellent condition and working order.
Trek Resupply is a common service request through LTTS, often used for food, medicine and supplement resupplies, gear, equipment and clothing replacement and other items such as battery charges, sim card replacements and battery supplies. Whatever the item is, you can organise your request through LTTS and we'll deliver it to you at one of the trailheads, food drop points or at a cache point along the Larapinta Trail or across the West MacDonnell Ranges NP. Resupply is carried out by foot, vehicle and/or helicopter.
Prices: Varies, Contact Us
FRESH FOOD DROPS
Fresh food drops can be organised and delivered to the three primary food drop points along the Larapinta Trail - Standley Chasm, Ellery Creek, Ormiston Gorge. You must pre-order and pre-pay for all fresh food orders. before your trek starts.
You have two options for fresh food drop ordering. You can buy your own food and we can refrigerate the items until delivery or you can provide us with a list with the items you want purchased from Coles or Woolies. You provide us with the cash upfront and we will buy it the day before delivery on the trail
All fresh food items are packed in cooler bags and placed within 50lt containers and can be delivered at either Ormiston Gorge, Ellery Creek or Standley Chasm. We also offer fresh food drops to cache points for off-trackers.
Contact us for more info if you are planning fresh food drops.
Prices: $90 PCPD*
*Per Container/ Per Drop (PCPD) Includes: 1x50lt per drop only
Pre-Trek Planning Support includes any help, advice and guidance with information, planning and tips to help you with your trek planning and preparation. You can email or call through anytime when you have any questions, queries etc about your Larapinta Trail trek, the trail, conditions, equipment etc. and we will help out wherever we can. This support is provided by experienced local Larapinta Trail experts with extensive knowledge about the trail and remote area trekking. This is an excellent option for hikers who want to be able to discuss their trek with local experts anytime.
Prices: Coming Soon
TREK PLAN REVIEW
We offer a Trek Plan Review option. We thoroughly review your trek plan and provide feedback, recommendations and any tips. We review your trek layout (daily duration, distances, going, difficulty), your water and food resupply planning, campsites options, and other trek info. This is an excellent option if you want a Larapinta Trail expert to review your plan to ensure it is feasible, safe, doable and realistic.
Prices: Not Available
Per Trek Plan ( 1x trek plan)