26 April –1 May 2023
6 day trip, 4 day challenge
Twin-share in 4-star hotel and at comfortable campsites
Melanoma is the third most common cancer and every six hours, one Australian dies from melanoma.
In April 2023, you’re invited to journey to the heart of Australia to raise funds for melanoma prevention and treatment. Immersed in the rich history of Australia’s First Peoples, as part of Never Walk Alone Larapinta Trek 2023, you’ll follow well-worn, 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.
With every step you take through Australia’s iconic Red Centre, you’ll raise vital funds to grow and extend patient support programs and improve the quality of life of Australians affected by melanoma.
The Difference You'll Make
Melanoma is deadly serious. But you can do something about it.
You can help provide support to other melanoma patients like Audrey and her family (photo above).
When Audrey was first diagnosed, Melanoma Patients Australia was there to offer support and guidance in her time of need.
Despite being one of Australia’s most prevalent cancers, melanoma is often dismissed as “not as serious” as other cancers.
Treatments have improved and more people are surviving. But through a lack of understanding in the community, Australians diagnosed with melanoma often deal with unnecessary trauma and distress. Survivors live with fear of recurrence, side effects from treatment, impacts on quality of life, disfigurement, loss of income and more. They may not know what to do or how to cope.
With your support, we can increase knowledge and awareness of melanoma in the community and provide vital services and support to help families across Australia.
You can help make every melanoma diagnosis less devastating and create a world where no one affected by melanoma walks alone.
Pricing & Itinerary
Pay only $475* upfront.
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Includes: Transfers as per itinerary • twin-share accommodation in 4-star hotel 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 • tips and gratuities (optional)
Arrive in Alice Springs
The adventure-of-a-lifetime begins! Upon arrival in Alice Springs, please make your way to our hotel in the heart of Central Australia. In the early evening, we meet in the hotel lobby for our first team briefing. The rest of the evening is free at leisure to explore this ruggedly beautiful town in the heart of Australia.
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.