Pyndan Camel Tracks

Alice Springs Camel Rides - 1 Hour

Help code: 132B-2004


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  • 1 hour camel ride
  • Amazing rugged Outback scenery
  • Calm and sociable camels
  • See plenty of local wildlife
  • 12pm, 2.30pm and sunset rides available
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included
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Take part in one of the Aussie outback's most iconic experiences with a camel ride in Alice Springs through the amazing red heart of the country. Join your friendly guides and hop on the back of one of the calm and patient camels to head out on a journey past Ironbark and Mulga trees, vast clay flats, and plenty of rugged scenery including spectacular views across the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges. Keep an eye out for native wildlife symbolic of both the outback and Australia as a whole including kangaroos, wallabies, budgies, lizards and more.

With friendly and knowledgeable local guides who know all the essentials of the Alice Springs region, you'll be able to ask any questions you may have throughout, and grab a bunch of memorable photos to commemorate your time on camel-back. You'll no doubt be surprised how relaxing a camel ride truly is - allowing you to simply sit back, enjoy the trip and soak in the incredible untouched surroundings of Australia's Red Centre.

There are three camel ride options available; the midday ride, 2:30pm ride and the sunset tour with different departure times throughout the year. This tour is suitable for children of all ages with those under the age of three required to sit on their parent's lap and those above 3 years are to sit in a saddle seat in front of their parent or guardian. This one hour camel ride is a must-do if you're visiting the outback, so book yourself a tour online today!


  • 1 hour camel tour
  • Free transfers from Alice Springs accommodation


  • The tracks follows an avenue of Iron Bark and Mulga trees, across a clay pan flat, and climbs a slight incline to get sweeping views across the MacDonnell Ranges through Temple Bar Gap
  • Almost every day we see kangaroos and wallabies, many birds including budgies and birds of prey, and often lizards

Tour Times

  • Tours depart daily at 12pm, 2.30pm and sunset (subject to availability). Between August - Oct, all tours are NOT available on Thursdays
  • Sunset camel ride departure time varies according to season (Winter season: 20 April to 30 September departs at 5pm, Mid season: 1 October to 31 October and 20 March to 19 April departs at 5.30pm, Summer season: 1 November to 19 March departs at 6pm)
  • Summer season closure : Tours are not available from 21 December 2016 to 18 January 2017
  • Between August - Oct, the 2.30pm tour is not available on Mondays


  • 21259 Jane Rd, about 17 kilometres south west of Alice Springs

What to Wear

  • Please wear comfortable clothing that protects you from sunburn, sunscreen, a hat and a water bottle
  • Filtered water available in the Camel Lounge

Additional Information

  • It is safe for children and their responsible adult will sit in the saddle seat behind a child. Children under 3 years old must sit on a parent's lap
  • The 1 hour tour can take 1 to 18 riders
  • Please allow approx 2.5 hours for the whole experience including transfers

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
My daughter and I went on the hour long camel ride after being picked up at our hotel by Kat the tour guide
Shirley Grayson-Widarsito 11 months ago

My daughter and I went on the hour long camel ride after being picked up at our hotel by Kat the tour guide. It was a dream come true for me and everything I had hoped for. We did a sunset tour and not only was the ride wonderful but the sunset was stunning. The camels are magnificent and all have individual personalities. We asked Kat a lot of questions about camels and their habits and she was happy to explain everything to us. If you do nothing else at Alice I thoroughly recommend that you take this tour.

The staff member that picked me up was on time and very friendly
Jonathon Hurrell 1 year ago

The staff member that picked me up was on time and very friendly. She was happy to answer questions and happy to talk about the camels. Upon arrival the camels were ready to go and the staff were very happy to help in anyway they could. The walk itself was amazing and had fantastic views. The staff were more than happy to wait whilst I had a look around afterwards before transferring back to the hotel.

We had a fantastic time
Rosalyn OShanassy 1 year ago

We had a fantastic time . Sarly our camel was very gentle and very soft to touch . We were on the last camel and he kept walking beside the other one so we had a good view not just the back of everyone else.

We were collected from our Hotel at 2 pm and arrived at the Camel place for a 2
Nina Crook 3 years ago

We were collected from our Hotel at 2 pm and arrived at the Camel place for a 2.30 pm camel trek. It lasted for an hour and was very "different" and we both really enjoyed it. I was impressed at how much the young guy who led us seemed to love the camels and they all had different names and personalities. Ours was called "Ruby" and she was around 15 years old. They are very placid and although we were pretty high up it didn't take long to feel very comfortable and really enjoy the experience.

It was a fun camel ride for someone who had never been on one
Thomas 4 years ago

It was a fun camel ride for someone who had never been on one, but by bad luck we got a rainy sunset tour. I will do it again on a sunny dat next time! The staff were also great too.

Gentle camels with experienced guides, will transport you through the red sands of the desert Australia. Bring your camera for you will want to keep these memories forever.
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