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Join UNICEF Australia’s Trek for Kids and, with every step you take, you’ll help UNICEF reach children in the world’s toughest places – to save their lives, defend their rights and help them fulfil their potential.

Immersed in the rich history of Australia’s First Peoples, over seven days you’ll follow well-worn, red dirt tracks along the slopes of the West MacDonnell Ranges, beside winding riverbanks, across open plains, up towering mountains and down into shaded gorges. 

Past Ormiston Gorge and majestic Mount Sonder, you’ll conquer one of the world’s premier desert treks, through the scenic and historic landscapes made famous by Albert Namatjira’s paintings. 

At night, you’ll camp under black skies filled with silver stars and fall asleep to the nocturnal sounds of the desert, inspired by the difference you’re making to the lives of vulnerable children around the world

Find out more about this incredible trek HERE


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Emu Trekkers

Emu Trekkers is a 100% not-for-profit tour operator run by volunteers who have a serious passion for the outdoors. They offer authentic, eco-friendly hiking adventures around Sydney and the Blue Mountains in Australia and donate proceeds from special hikes to UNICEF Australia.

After winning the New South Wales Adventure Tourism Award, their hikes are one to add to your bucket list!

Available dates for 2022
Sat 18 June - Sun 19 June
Sat 23 July - Sun 24 July
Sat 20 Aug - Sun 21 Aug  (limited availability)
Sat 17 Sept - Sun 18 Sept

Find out more about their upcoming treks HERE

Taking part in another trek?

If you’re already planning a hike that’s not listed on our website, or if you’ve come up with your own trekking challenge, you can turn it into a charity challenge by fundraising for UNICEF Australia.

Just email and let us know your plans.