Sunset Camel Ride
What to do in Alice Springs at sunset? Join our one-hour sunset camel ride that departs between 5pm and 6pm depending on the season. And we’ll include you in our sunset drinks and bar snacks after camel riding Alice Springs.
Each ticket costs $89 per adult and $49 per child aged 14 years and under.
Looking for a camel ride to suit your schedule? Check our calendar for availability throughout the year.
Drive yourself to Pyndan Camel Tracks. Click here for directions — Pyndan Camel Tracks — located only 20 minutes from Alice Springs CBD. Or choose a free transfer when you book online or by phone.
Click here to read our booking conditions.
We have strict cleaning and safety policies to keep everyone safe that you can read about here.
We have put in place all possible precautions and systems to share the safest environment possible under the circumstances.
We’ve implemented vigilant cleaning protocols in our work place including: regular cleaning of communal hard surfaces; regular disinfection of hands; cleaning camel saddles before / after each tour; and exercising social distancing.
Your safety is our number one priority, so we’ve requested that if any team member feels unwell they should remain at home and we ask our customers to do the same.
Each camel can seat 2 people. We’re making sure that people of the same booking ride together.
What happens on a sunset camel ride?
Enjoy a camel ride as the sun sets against the MacDonnell Ranges, a signature Red Centre experience, perfect for all ages. Make friends with your gentle camel during the one-hour tour and learn fun camel facts from your expert guide.
Catch sight of native animals and unwind to desert tranquility. Choose the sunset ride to see the colours of the ranges deepen to a glowing red and the sky shift from cobalt blue to orange pink. What better vantage point than from the top of a camel. Great photo opportunities.
Chat with our friendly camel team about the long history of cameleering in Central Australia, their incredible experiences of catching wild camels in the Simpson Desert, walking solo through the desert with only camels for company, and every day life on an outback camel farm. Visit our camel themed museum and souvenirs. Light refreshments supplied after the sunset camel ride. Free transfers or self drive.
How much does a sunset ride cost?
$89 adults / $49 children (14 years and under)
Children 0 to 2 years must ride on an adult’s lap.
Children 3 years and above are charged child’s fare whether they ride on an adult’s lap or on their own seat.
Allow approximately 2.5 hours for total tour duration including camel ride and transfers.
For online security, a 6% online booking charge is additional to tour cost.
Find out about refund, cancellations, no show, COVID-19 policies and more.
What time is sunset?
Sunset camel ride departure time varies according to season. Check your departure time at reconfirmation by phone to +61 416 170 164
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.
*** Depending on many operational factors, which vary each day, passengers may be on the ground or on the camel when the sun is actually coming below the horizon or setting, either way you will still a stunning outback sunset.