Camping & Other Options

Sonder morning light

The only cost of the Larapinta Trail is a $7.50 entrance fee at Standley Chasm. Kiosks are open at Standley Chasm and Ormiston Gorge selling light snacks and ice cream.

Glen Helen Lodge can get extremely busy.Although many walkers don’t mind a nice cool beer and a bed at night, a wonderful camping option is “2 milebeach”, located on the banks of the Finke River and with outstanding views of Mt Sonder located 1 km from Glen Helen, you will see the ‘Beach’ as you walk into Glen Helen. If you want to swap camp food and save carrying weight off your packs, enjoy a delicious hot meal at Glen Helen Lodge. Breakfast is also available.

Ormiston Gorge has two camping areas available.The place to camp for walkers is in the “Coach camping area”. At the back of the Kiosk, you will see the sign on a gate post.