16-21 AUGUST, 2023



Challenge yourself to tackle the Australian Outback all in the name of supporting people living with MND.

Take 10% off your entire travel cost if you register before the 30th of April. Pay only $163 upfront! For more information enquire at the bottom of the page or register now below!

Fast Facts

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16-21 August 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 swag camping




The Challenge

Join MND South Australia on their second adventure, and trek the Larapinta to help provide and promote the best possible care and support for people living with MND.

MND South Australia values the lived experience of its community. Encouraging innovation, and promoting and funding research into the care, support, treatment and cure for people living with MND. On this adventure, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded people and share experiences on one of the world’s premier walking trails.

Immersed in the rich history of Australia’s First Peoples, you’ll follow red dirt tracks along the slopes of the West MacDonnell Ranges, beside ancient winding riverbanks, across open plains, over towering mountains and into shaded gorges. At night, you’ll camp under black skies filled with silver stars, and fall asleep to the nocturnal sounds of the desert.



"I made friendships with an insightful, generous and determined group of wonderful people that will survive well beyond this journey."

— Sergio, Larapinta 2022

"Incredible trail with wonderful, experienced guides, and a great remote set-up on camp with wonderful people all for a good cause."

— Julia, Larapinta 2022

"My Larapinta was so much more than I hoped for; the landscape was more beautiful, the guides more knowledgeable, the camp fires more enjoyable and the company more fabulous than I could ever have hoped for."

— Ann, Larapinta 2022

The Difference You'll Make

  • $40 provides a bed stick to improve mobility 
  • $130 pays for a nebuliser to help someone with MND breathe easier
  • $500 can instal a ramp for easier home access
  • $1,600 makes showering safer and more comfortable with a commode
  • $2,200 covers the cost of an electric riser chair

Through community awareness and support, MND South Australia has built its reputation as the expert voice for MND and the needs it creates for those living with disease (and those yet to be diagnosed), their families, friends and carers.

Only with your support can MND South Australia continue to provide the best possible care, support and assistive equipment to people living with MND. Together, we can help people with MND live better for longer.

Pricing & Itinerary


Travel package

Your travel package is paid in instalments. To register, pay just $163* upfront (usually $475). For further details, see our FAQs. * non-refundable

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 swag 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 • Tips and gratuities

Please note: We recommend arriving into Alice Springs Airport no later than 4pm on the first day to ensure you will make it in time to attend the welcome briefing.

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 the heart of Australia.

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.