#3 Dec 2, Ellery Creek Big Hole loop walk & swim

Ellery Creek Big Hole loop walk & swim:
An easy-medium stroll east on Larapinta Trail stage 6 to cross the range at a low pass, then follow a bush track west to Ellery Creek. We finish with a 400 metre swim or float on a lilo across the cold waters of Ellery Big Hole. The walk is about 8km (about 2 hours).

Ellery Big Hole, Matthias Siegel 2011


What to bring:

Sturdy, comfortable shoes; sunscreen, hat, long-sleeved shirt; small pack with water (3 litres), snacks, camera, personal first aid and medications.
For the swim, bring bathers, heavy-duty plastic bags to waterproof your gear, lilo; and towel and sandals (can leave in the car).

Where to meet:
7am at Stuart Park carpark (opposite the Memo Club on Gap Rd).
We car pool and share petrol costs. For this walk it will be about $11 per person (excluding drivers). Please bring correct change.
It takes about 1 hour to drive to Ellery Creek Big Hole from Alice Springs.

Finish time:
We aim to be back in Alice Springs by lunch-time.

Bookings required: 
central.australian.bushwalkers@gmail.com   |   8953 6902

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