What do I need to know?

What time do the camel tours depart?
Choose from 3 tour times every day: 12 noon, 2.30pm and sunset.

How long is the camel tour?
The tour, including getting on and off your camel, is approximately one hour.

How do I book?
Booking are essential. Use our ‘Book Now‘ button to book and pay online (at least 24 hours in advance of your tour).
Or phone the camel hotline on +61 416 170 164 (anytime, and for bookings in the next 24 hours). WhatApp or text accepted too.

How much?
Afternoon rides
Depart at 12noon or 2:30pm
$79 adults / $39 children (14 years and under)
Children 0 to 2 years must ride on an adult’s lap.
Children 3 –14 years are charged child’s fare whether they ride on an adult’s lap or on their own seat.
Tours cater for one to 14 passengers. Each of our camels may seat two persons. Tour price is for one seat, not one camel.

Sunset rides
$89 adults / $49 children (14 years and under)
Children 0 to 2 years must ride on an adult’s lap.
Children 3 –14 years are charged child’s fare whether they ride on an adult’s lap or on their own seat.
Sunset ride includes light refreshments.

How do I get to Pyndan Camel Tracks?
Free transfers from your accommodation 30 minutes before the tour departs. Make sure you advise us when you book that you need to be picked up. Please be outside your hotel’s reception.
No transfers to / from the Airport or private address; please arrange your pickup from your nearest hotel, shop or visitor’s centre.
Self drive is only 15 minute from town (see our Contact page for directions). Please arrive at least 15–30 minutes prior to your tour departure.

Where do we go?
The camel ride starts at Pyndan Camel Tracks yards and goes into White Gums Station. 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. If you want, our cameleer will take your photo from here. Almost every day we see kangaroos and wallabies, many birds including budgies and birds of prey, and often lizards. People always say how relaxing and calm it is out on the camel ride.

Do I need to reconfirm?
Please confirm your tour at least 48 hours prior to departure by contacting the camel hotline on +61 416 170 164 (phone, text or WhatApp). Transfer time will be advised at time of confirmation. All transfers from outside your hotel reception.

What time is sunset?
Sunset camel ride departure time varies according to season. Check your departure time at reconfirmation ton +61 416 170 164 (phone, text or WhatApp).
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.

What should I wear?
Please wear comfortable clothing that protects you from sunburn, sunscreen, a hat and a water bottle. Filtered water is available in the Camel Lounge.

​See our FAQ page for other helpful information.

Cancellations
Cancellations made within 7 days of booking arrival date incur a 100% cancellation fee. Cancellations made with more than 7 days notice incur an administration charge of 30% of total booking fee.

We encourage our customers to purchase travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances.

 

Pyndan Camel Tracks

Tel: +61 416 170 164
Email: [email protected]
Postal: PO Box 1939,
Alice Springs, NT 0871
Physical: 21259 Jane Rd,
Alice Springs, NT 0870

Pyndan Camel Tracks

Tel: +61 416 170 164
Email: [email protected]
Postal: PO Box 1939,
Alice Springs, NT 0871
Physical: 21259 Jane Rd,
Alice Springs, NT 0870