13-18 SEPTEMBER 2023

Trek for Brain cancer Larapinta 2023

Take on the Larapinta Trail and help the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation improve survival rates and quality of life for patients.

Register before 30 June and get $150 off!

Fast Facts

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13-18 September 2023

6 day trip, 4 day challenge

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Fundraising Target


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Twin share in 4-star hotel and comfortable camping




The Challenge

Brain cancer kills more Australian children than any other disease, and more people under 40 than any other cancer. While the five-year survival rate for prostate cancer has risen from 60% to more than 90%, the improvements in five-year survival rates for brain cancer – from 21.2% to 22.3% – are negligible.

So, in September 2023, the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and their supporters are trekking the Larapinta Trail to raise vital funds to help improve brain cancer survival rates and the quality of life for people living with the disease. Are you ready to join them?

On this epic five-day hiking adventure, you’ll explore the incredible Larapinta Trail, traversing the West MacDonnell Ranges and taking in the awe-inspiring scenery from red-dirt tracks. At night, you’ll sleep beneath a million stars. And the whole time you’ll be helping the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation fund research and treatment for brain cancer.



“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, Trek4BrainCancer Larapinta 2019

“For me, this was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to challenge myself and reflect on what I’ve been through while raising funds to fight this brutal disease.”

– Tracey Lees, Trek4BrainCancer Larapinta 2019

The Difference You'll Make


On the Trek Larapinta to Cure Brain Cancer challenge, you’ll be raising funds for one particularly aggressive type of brain cancer, glioblastoma. The money raised will help research treatments that will improve survival rates and quality of life for patients with glioblastoma. Another goal is to increase the number of patients gaining access to pivotal clinical trials. But they can only do it with your continued support.

Pricing & Itinerary

Pay just $475* when you register



Travel package

Your travel package is paid in instalments. To register, pay just $475* upfront. For further details, see our FAQs.


Enter your details to receive the info pack, including the full itinerary, FAQs and more.

Includes:  Transfers as per itinerary • 4-star hotel twin-share and comfortable camping • Meals as per itinerary •  Local guide • Entrance fees as per itinerary

Doesn’t include: Airfares • Airport transfers •  Travel insurance (highly recommended) • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages •  Personal expenses • Tip and gratuities

Arrive in Alice Springs

The adventure of a lifetime begins! Upon arrival in Alice Springs, make your way to the hotel in the heart of Central Australia. In the early evening, head to the hotel lobby where you’ll meet your guides for a briefing about the coming days. For the rest of the evening you’re free to explore this interesting town in Australia’s Red Centre.

Meals: None

Our Climate Commitment

When you travel with us, $10 goes towards carbon offsetting projects in Western Australia. You'll be supporting Carbon Neutral as they replant native plant species to create a green corridor for native wildlife, assisting in the recovery of entire ecosystems. For more on how we're bettering the planet, read our Climate Action Plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

For a comprehensive list of FAQs, download the information pack by filling in the form.