Trek Larapinta are committed to the preservation and conservation of the environment. This commitment is paramount to their values and they consider it a privilege to operate in the unique natural environment of the West MacDonnell Ranges.

They have achieved carbon neutrality and have a comprehensive sustainability policy covering their travel and accommodation footprint, their greenhouse gas inventory and their actions towards the preservation of Aboriginal culture and heritage.

Trek Larapinta have a sustainable menu and encourage guests to be mindful and responsible travellers through education and practical action.

They have also developed resource management policies to save water and energy, and have a policy of minimum impact travel based on responsible and sustainable tourism principles.

Larapinta Trail trek

How has the business benefited?

  • Received a Sustainability for Tourism industry grant in 2022 to install solar technology upgrades to four Trek Larapinta camps.
  • Success in NT Brolga Tourism Awards.
  • Attracted and retained loyal guides and staff.
  • Repeat business and group bookings.
  • Decreased costs of energy and water.

Tips for other businesses?

“Make a start, you will quickly realise the benefits far outweigh the effort.”


  • ECO certified Advanced Ecotourism and Respecting our Culture Certified (Ecotourism Australia)

Page last updated on 08 August 2023