Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Pyndan Camel Tracks

Pyndan Camel Tracks are a family run business dedicated to offering a memorable experience via their beautiful, gentle camels. When you visit for a one hour or half day camel ride, Pyndan Camel Tracks take the time to treat you personally and tell you tales of outback life. Help feed and water the camels, especially Mustafa, the new calf born in August 2005.

Marcus the cameleer has worked with camels for over 20 years. Pyndan Camel Tracks cater for individuals and small groups. The maximum number per tour is 16 people. A free pick up service is offered, or you can self drive to Pyndan Camel Tracks, which is just 15 kilometres from Alice Springs.

Touring Options

Half Day Morning Camel Ride

For some travellers a one hour camel ride is not enough. Join a half day ride to spend more time getting to know your camel and enjoying the Red Centre’s spectacular scenery. Ride through an avenue of iron bark trees and cross a claypan flat, explore the Ilparpa Valley, which is part of the MacDonnell Ranges, and see native wildlife such as birds, kangaroos or dingoes. Finally, stop for a snack and a relaxed chat about camels.

Please quote tour code 1/2DAY when booking.

1 Hour Camel Ride

Ride a camel through the Ilparpa Valley up close to the MacDonnell Ranges on this one hour tour. Experience the tradition of cameleers in Central Australia with a knowledgeable local guide as you ride these ships of the desert. Feel what it’s like to truly experience the magic of desert travel with you, your camel and the big blue sky, and see a variety of native wildlife.

Please quote tour code 1PM1HR for the 1300 start ride or 3PM1HR for the 1500 start ride when booking.

Sunset 1 Hour Camel Ride

Join a one hour sunset tour and ride a camel through the Ilparpa Valley, up close to the MacDonnell Ranges. As the sun sets, the colours of the ranges deepen to a glowing red and the sky shifts from cobalt blue to orange pink. What better vantage point than from the top of a camel. Meet your guide, Marcus the cameleer, and experience transport from another era. See a variety of native wildlife, help feed the camels, and enjoy the ride.

Please quote tour code SUNSET1HR when booking

Activites and Experiences at Pyndan Camel Tracks

  • Direct
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Car park
  • Public toilet
  • Waiting Area
  • Active
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Soft Adventure
  • English
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Central Australian Tourism Industry Association
  • Cash

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Australia's Natural Wonders

Australia is a land of immense and diverse natural beauty. You'll see things here that you just won't see anywhere else in the world. Each corner of Austalia has an endless array of stunning natural landmarks just waiting for you to take the time to explore.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island.

Australia's best island escapes