Trip dates:

30 May – 5 June 2022

 

Challenge duration:

5 days

Accommodation:

Twin share in 4-star hotel and comfortable camping

Registration fee:

$390 *non-refundable*

 

Travel package:

$3,025 *excludes airfares*

Fundraising target:

$3,500

Difficulty:

3/5 (Moderate)

Trip dates:

30 May – 5 June 2022

 

Challenge duration:

5 days

Registration fee:

$390 *non-refundable*

 

Travel package:

$3,025 *excludes airfares*

Accommodation:

Twin share in 4-star hotel and comfortable camping

Fundraising target:

$3,500

Difficulty:

3/5 (Moderate)

“The most humbling and emotional time of my life with a group of people who share a common bond and believe in the future.”

— Trevor Neil King, Larapinta trek 2019

On this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, you’ll trek through the Australian outback on one of the most spectacular walking tracks in the world—the Larapinta Trail. 

From the old Alice Springs Telegraph Station to the peak of Mount Sonder, the trail stretches 223 kilometres along the backbone of the West MacDonnell Ranges. Over 5 days, you will journey along the most spectacular and rewarding sections of the trail, trekking over 60 kilometres. You will follow Aboriginal Dreaming tracks and explore the beautiful mountains, valleys, rivers and the dramatic desert landscapes of the Red Centre.

By day, you’ll trek through the ochre-landscapes of the outback, witnessing the sacred sites of the Arrernte people and by night you’ll camp under the stars, falling asleep to the sounds of native wildlife. Best of all, you’ll raise vital funds for lifesaving cancer research.

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation’s mission is to enhance the ability of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre to achieve better health outcomes for people with cancer. The Foundation provides funds to help make new life-saving discoveries possible so that every person with cancer has the best chance of a cure.

As a participant of the Peter Mac Larapinta Challenge 2022, you will:

— Give leading researchers the specialised resources they need to discover cancer cures

— Provide seed funding to help internationally recognised researchers explore bold new research ideas that could change the way we think about cancer

— Help ensure we have access to a sustainable source of income, that will support our work for generations to come.

Every donation, whether large or small, plays an important role in Peter Mac’s work. By supporting Peter Mac, you will help enable life-saving cancer research and give new hope to all people affected by cancer.

Want to learn more? Enter your details in the form to instantly receive your information pack.

Ready to register? Click here to secure your spot on the team.

Questions? Give us a call on 1300 905 188.

For a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions, download the information pack by filling in the form.

How challenging is this adventure?

This adventure is ranked 3/5. While no extensive trekking experience is required prior to registering, our adventures are specifically designed for people who are relatively fit and willing to train. The Larapinta trek is a physical challenge, and the fitter you are, the more you will enjoy the experience. 

You will be well supported on the adventure, with the guides and your team all cheering you on. You are free to move at your own pace and we will take frequent breaks.

How do I fundraise?

Never fundraised before? Not sure where to start? No worries, we don’t expect you to do it alone. You will have regular support from the Inspired Adventures fundraising team, who will help you make a fundraising plan to meet your target. Alongside personalised coaching, we will also send you lots of ideas and resources on how to fundraise. From online fundraising to trivia nights, to bake sales and out-of-the-box ideas, we have years and years of tried and tested tips to make your fundraising a success.

Who will I be travelling with?

We believe small group travel is better for the planet, and better for you. Our adventures usually have 10 – 20 people aged from 18 to 90+ (younger ages considered on request). You can be sure that you have all come together with the shared purpose of making a difference to others and having the adventure of a lifetime.

The group will be led by a local tour guide with expert knowledge of the region. Many groups will also be accompanied by an Inspired Adventures team leader or doctor to support and motivate the team.

Where applicable, a charity representative may also join the team. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about your chosen charity and their work.

We understand the dilemma of making travel plans when the world feels unpredictable right now. You can still register for an Inspired Adventure in complete confidence, because we promise to look after you should COVID-19 travel bans affect your plans.

If COVID-19 travel bans mean your Inspired Adventure cannot go ahead as scheduled, we will endeavour to reschedule the departure to a later date to allow you still to travel as planned.

For more information, and to view our COVID-19 Safety Management Plan, click here.

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