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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