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Larapinta Trail

Haileybury College

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

During this 10-day program students will work on personal and interpersonal development, using Haileybury’s ACHIEVE framework to guide the facilitation. After flying to Alice Springs, students will visit sights of significance and cultural importance while also learning about the desert environment.  Students spend a few days in this learning space before transferring to the Larapinta Trail to bushwalk through the most scenic sections of the West Macdonnell Ranges.

Pre-Senior Male

Year Level

10 days

Trip Length

Larapinta Trail

Location

Activities

Bushwalking
Bushwalking
Be it a day's hike or a short walk to camp, bushwalking engages all our senses allowing us to explore nature and our place within it. And we always find something exciting along the way!
Camping
Camping
Camping out in tents is our speciality! We love telling stories around the campfire, looking up at the night sky and creating memories that will last a lifetime!
Cultural
Cultural
Encourage an understanding and appreciation for history and diversity by connecting students to a different way of life through storytelling, bushcraft and more.

PARTICULARS

PACKING DAY:

Students are to meet at Keysborough Campus on Monday 17th June (day prior to trip starting) for their packing day. More information to come regarding this.

TRIP DATE

18th-27th June 2024

DEPARTURE TIME

Meet at 5:00am at Qantas Domestic Departures, Melbourne Tullamarine airport. Flight QF410 departs 7:00am.

RETURN TIME

Approx 6:35pm at Domestic arrivals carousel, Melbourne Tullamarine airport. Flight QF791

NOTES

  • Nut free program
  • Pack should weigh no more than 13kg
  • Personal medications (With letter from parent/doctor regarding administration)
  • Leave valuables/phone at home
  • Bring empty water bottles (3 x 1 liter)- we will fill up on arrival.
  • Money to cover lunch and snacks throughout travel days
The Program

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food
FAQ
FAQ