Larapinta Trek 2018

Join us this year in August, as we venture to the Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory to support Charity Bounce.

 

Charity Bounce and the Australian Basketballers’ Association invite you to walk with them for 2 full days in August 2018 along spectacular sections of the Larapinta Trail in Central Australia (NT) to support Charity Bounce.


The Larapinta Trail is one of Australia’s most spectacular bushwalking and trekking experiences.  The opportunity is organised by the regions only locally owned and operated Aboriginal tour company ensuring a deep and rich experience of Central Australia and Indigenous culture.

This is a unique opportunity to raise funds to support Charity Bounce while enjoying a fun, immersive, educational and cultural experience.
Please note there are limited positions available to trek with us so you must pre-register and confirm your space (see how to book below).

*Photos by Jem Cresswell from the Charity Bounce Stand Tall Central Austrtalia tour 2017

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INSPIRING POSITIVE CHANGE

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Trip Snapshot

TRIP DURATION:  4 days (2 full days of trekking)

ARRIVE:  Friday, 3rd August 2018

RETURN:  Monday, 7th August 2018

ACCOMMODATION:  2 nights sleeping under the stars on the trek, plus 1 night hotel stay in Alice Springs

TRAVEL COST PER PERSON:  $2,500

NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE TO SECURE YOUR PLACE:  $1500

MIMIMUM AMOUNT TO BE RAISED FOR CHARITY BOUNCE:  $2500

Earn custom trek supplies and equipment by achieving fundraising incentive targets.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

•    Raise vital funds for Charity Bounce
•    Visit the Nyewente Aboriginal community and attend a welcome smoking ceremony
•    Attend the new Charity Bounce 3x3 basketball court dedication event at Nyewente
•    Spend 2 days walking along the most spectacular sections of the Larapinta Trail with a lead Aboriginal guide, support vehicle and camp manager
•    Trek and tour provided by “Larapinta Culture” – the only locally owned Aboriginal tour company to operate these treks
•    Learn about the Larapinta Trail’s history directly from traditional owners
•    Enjoy an authentic cultural experience related to the land and the natural environment
•    Experience Indigenous cultural interactions with traditional owners from 3 generations 
•    Sleep under the stars (all camping equipment including tents provided)
•    1 nights accommodation at Alice Springs hotel
•    Breakfast, morning & afternoon tea, lunch, dinner, fruit & snacks provided daily

 

COSTS:

Cost includes:
•    3 nights of accommodations (2 nights camping and 1 night in a private room at hotel)
•    All meals included
•    Ground transport in Alice Springs

•    Flights NOT included

Please note, these funds cover our costs only and all funds raised for social programs will be achieved through the fundraising activities.

 

GET YOUR GEAR TOGETHER WITH OUR FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES!

You can earn your custom trek supplies (not available for purchase) and equipment by achieving fundraising incentive targets.

  • Custom Under Armour day backpack with Charity Bounce water bottle ($500 raised)
  • Custom Under Armour travel bag for the trip and Under Armour locker trek shirt ($1500 raised)
  • Under Armour custom trek Hoodie ($3000 raised)
  • Special prizes for highest individual fundraisers - to be announced during the trip.
  • Become a “Starting 5” donor by raising $5K+ and access special events and prizes plus bonus hiking shoes and custom stretch fit cap.

     

Cost Excludes:

•    Flights to alice Springs

•    Travel insurance 
•    Spending money and other incidentals
•    Optional gratuities for drivers and guides

 *Charity Bounce reserve the right to confirm acceptance as a trek participant as limited spaces are available. Regsiter your interest early to secure your place.

WHAT TO BRING / WHAT TO EXPECT & CLIMATE

•    Comfortable trekking shoes
•    Soft bag for your clothes and personal items
•    Comfortable shoes to wear at base camp after a long day of trekking (e.g. Ugg boots)
•    Jacket
•    Layers of light weight clothing
•    Sun hat & knit hat (for evenings)
•    Expect to share some tasks around the camp such as rolling up your sleeping bag, dishes etc.
•    Climate – it’s Winter and a magnificent time of year in Central Australia so expect cold nights and warm clear days

 

HOW TO BOOK  

To register and confirm your participation, go to Charity Bounce’s fundraising platform at www.fundraise.charitybounce and submit your details.

Contact Bret Mactavish to request confirmation of your registration and confirmed place.

If you are unable to make the trek but are keen to fundraise you can do so by registering on Charity Bounce’s fundraising platform as a non-participating fundraiser. 

Please contact Ian Heininger if you have any questions about fundraising.

 

Ian Heininger
Email:  Ian@charitybounce.org
Mobile:  0418 430 111

Bret Mactavish
Email:  Bret@charitybounce.org
Mobile:  0407 575 405

Download the Larapinta Trek flyer here

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Start fundraising

You can create a personal fundraising page or create your own team to start fundraising!

 

STEP 1:   CREATE AN ACCOUNT / LOGIN

STEP 2:   CLICK "START A FUNDRAISING PAGE"

STEP 3:   SELECT EVENT SERIES "2018 LARAPINTA TREK"

STEP 4:   ADD DETAILS TO YOUR FUNDRAISING PAGE AND HIT "CREATE PAGE"!

STEP 5:   SHARE YOUR PAGE WITH FRIENDS, FAMILY, NEIGHBOURS, EVERYONE!

 

It's that easy!

So what are you waiting for?

 

Start Fundraising Now!

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