Top attractions in Alice Springs
Are you making a stop in Alice Springs? Lucky you - this is one of the most remote parts of Australia, and all the better for it. You get to experience boundless nature and culture as you've most likely never seen it before. What are the essentials?
This huge, sacred rock is actually located 280 miles away from Alice Springs - but it's the nearest city. Make a day of it and see if you notice the rock's fabled color change.
Now's your chance to get up close and personal with some snakes and lizards! Don't worry - there'll always be an expert supervising you.
The best way to experience such vast desert? From the air, of course. And what better accompaniment than a glass of bubbly, compliments of your tour organizer?
Due to its remote location, Alice Springs is renowned for its School of the Air, making education accessible to farming and Aboriginal communities.
Ride in a jeep and follow the horizon from Alice Springs to Hermannsburg, an Aboriginal community. Your destination is Finke Gorge National Park and its Palm Valley.
Pets are generally not allowed. Please also exercise common sense and respect for the environment and community - don't drop litter!
Temperatures in this part of the world can soar to 100 degrees and bushfires are not uncommon in the summer (December, January, February). Therefore, you should take the heat seriously - wear cool cotton, lather up plenty of sunscreen, bring a hat, and stay hydrated.
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- Alice Springs can get very hot, so try to visit in April when the temperatures are bearable and tourist season is only just starting.
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What people are saying about Alice Springs
Oue experience was fantastic - It would have to be the best way to see Uluru, Kata Tjuta & Kings Canyon and learn some Indigenous lore. Our driver/guide , Phil, really knew his stuff. We got to see all the sights , at the right time (ie sunrise and sunset) with heaps of Indigenous information without having to worry about driving or time schedules etc (as Phil looked after that.) The hostie(s) looked after us at each camp with great food & wine for dinner...the glamping included wood floored tents, with comfortable beds, lights and power as well as hot showers... Loved it and highly recommend to anyone!
This was such an amazing time we had under the stars!!Our tourguides Audery was crazy friendly and made sure we always had enough water, snacks and fun. I slept really well in the beds they provided and loved the food they cooked for us. We had two lovely hosts caring for us at all times! Thank you for this incredible experience i will never forget!
Brilliant tour that covered the main points of interest. All entry fees pre-organised, so able to arrive and enter without hassle. Talks at School of the Air, Flying Doctor Service and Reptile Park second to none. Telegraph Station fascinating and Anzac Memorial a good place to see Alice and experience sunset. Coach driver excellent.
Very good trip to the Red centre of Australia, amazing nature good to see the Uluru and desert Oaks during the mid day, the noon, mid afternoon and sunset and how the colour of the rock changes, into yellow to gold to red then to dark, great knlowldge tour guides, and good breakfast and BBQ at the sunset
One of the best things I’ve ever done. A lone traveller lady at 68 it’s been a bucket list thing for years. The guys were fabulous, so helpful, fun and full of enthusiasm. Really worth getting up at 03.45 for. All of it. Champers as well !! What more could you ask.