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Pyndan Camel Tracks

Details & Facilities

Hours: 8:30-19:00

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Pyndan Camel Tracks offer the only camel rides in Alice Springs! Join us for an unforgettable experience that will be the highlight of your trip. Our camels are gentle and well trained and our cameleers are very experienced. Our one hour camel rides depart 3 times a day, 7 days a week. A camel ride against the backdrop of the beautiful West MacDonnell Ranges is a signature Red Centre experience, not to be missed. See unique Australian animals in the wild such as kangaroos, birds and other native wildlife as you experience the true beauty of the Red Centre. Feel the magic and serenity as you settle into a peaceful ride aboard our 'ships of the desert', the same mode of transport used by our outback pioneers.

Description

Pyndan Camel Tracks has been operating since 2000 in Alice Springs. Owner and cameleer, Marcus Williams, has been working with camels since 1982. His camels are well trained and cared for.

Come and visit our 'Camel Lounge' to learn all about camels and the important role they played during early settlement in Central Australia. Browse our exclusive range of camel-themed souvenirs and find the prefect memento of your special experience.

Pyndan Camel Tracks has been proudly awarded with 'Nature Tourism Certification', through EcoTourism Australia. We have an ongoing commitment to maintaining the high standards associated with this acknowledgement.

Free transfers can be arranged from your Alice Springs accommodation. Please contact us, after booking, to confirm your required pick up location and time. Alternatively, you can self-drive. Just follow the simple directions provided on your itinerary.

These tours are not recommended for persons with recent or planned hip replacements. Riders must be able to squat a little bit, in order to mount the camel.

Please note that each camel seats two passengers; your tour price is for one seat.

Enquire with us directly about tailor made tours and safaris for groups.


Map & Directions

Directions

Pyndan Camel Tracks is only open for tour bookings.

If you have your own vehicle, it's easy to find us. We're at- 15 Jane Road, White Gums, Lot 21259, Alice Springs NT, about 17 kilometres south west of Alice Springs CBD.

From the town centre:
- Drive south on the Stuart Highway as if heading to the airport or Adelaide.
-Go through Heavitree Gap and, after 3 kilometres, turn right into Ilpara Road. Ilparpa Road is on your right after the Gap and opposite Old Timers Village on your left.
- Drive 10 kilometres on Ilparpa Rd and, just after Temple Bar Caravan Park and Wanngardi Park on the left, turn right into Jane Rd. Look for the Pyndan Camel Tracks sign on the corner of Ilparpa and Jane Rds. We're the second driveway on the left. Look for the metal camel and signs! It should take you about 20 minutes from town. Leave town approximately half an hour before your ride's departure.

From West MacDonnell Ranges, Larapinta Drive:
- Look for 'Bullen Rd' directly opposite the turn off to Simpson's Gap.
- Bullen Rd turns into Ilparpa Rd. Continue along Ilparpa Rd and look for out for Jane Rd on your left hand side. Look for the Pyndan Camel Tracks sign on the corner of Ilparpa and Jane Rds. We're the second driveway on the left. Look for the metal camel and signs!

*Free transfers from your accommodation are available upon request, after booking. Just contact us to confirm your pick up location and time.


Cancellation Policy

- Cancellations made within 7 days of booking arrival date incur a 100% cancellation fee.
- Cancellations made with more than 7 days notice incur an administration charge of 30% of total booking fee.
- We encourage our customers to purchase travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances.
- Please note that each camel may carry two persons. Tour price is for one seat not one camel.

If a situation beyond the control of Pyndan Camel Tracks arises and Pyndan Camel Tracks has to cancel the tour a 100% refund applies.

Child policy:

- Children 0 to 2 years must ride on an adult's lap.
- Children 3 years to 14 years are charged child's fare whether they ride on an adult's lap or on their own seat.
- Please be aware that the security of the child is the responsibility of the accompanying adult.