Alice Springs Attractions
There is so much to do in Alice Springs and surrounds it is worth staying a while. Alice Springs is the heart of the Red Centre and you will be spoiled for choice on how to fill your days.
For the adventurers seeking to explore the natural beauty of the area, the MacDonnell ranges presents amazing natural attractions including gorges and water holes which make for a beautiful and ever changing landscape. If you are after fun and adventure there is Hot Air Ballooning, camel treks, mountain biking, hiking, scenic flights and outback tours. Travel further to find Hermannsburg and Palm Valley, both an easy drive from Alice Springs. Of course a visit to the area must involve a trip to the iconic Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park which is just over 450km south west of Alice Springs.
Alice Springs is also the home to many unique festivals and events including the Finke Desert Race, Camel Cup, Henley on Todd Regatta , Beanie Festival and Red Centre Nats. Alice Springs also hosts the Masters Games bi-annually in October. The town comes alive during all these events and the quirkiness of some would not be found anywhere else in Australia. They epitomise the Australian outback character of this bold and friendly town.
Other tourist destinations include Alice Springs Desert Park, Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, the Telegraph Station and Anzac Hill. Immerse yourself in the rich indigineous and pioneering history of Alice and the red centre visiting the many historic sites and museums. You will be amazed with the local culture and view the work of talented local artists in the many galleries. The Todd Mall market offers a diverse range of products and souvenirs that are truly local.
As you can see Alice Springs has a lot to offer and you won’t fit it in over a day or two. The Heritage Caravan Park welcomes you to stay a while in this beautiful and always surprising town.