10 Things Not to Miss in Alice Springs

Alice Springs is the beating heart of Australia’s Red Centre. We’ve listed the ultimate guide of things to do during your stay. Stay with us at Aurora Alice Springs, offering convenient accommodation in the heart of town on Todd Mall.

Number 10: Take a Camel Ride with Pynden Camel Tracks

An iconic way to see Alice Springs, camel rides are a great way to see lovely scenery and to enjoy the true outback experience. Taking a ride at sunset comes especially recommended!

Number 9: Alice Springs Desert Park

If you’re going to have limited time during your visit to Alice Springs and are looking for a way to get comprehensive overall look at Aussie desert, flora, fauna and culture in a single dose.

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Number 8: Go Hot Air Ballooning with Outback Ballooning

What better way to see the outback than up to 1,000 feet above the desert? Outback Ballooning is Australia’s only balloon company specialising in remote Outback operations.

Number 7: Visit Uluru

You can’t travel all the way to Alice Springs without visiting the iconic Uluru. One of the great natural wonders of the world, we highly recommend visiting during sunrise for spectacular views.

Photo via (IG) @exploreuluru

Number 6: Explore the West MacDonnell Ranges

For a true Northern Territory experience, you must visit The West MacDonnell Ranges! Home to ranges, gorges and waterholes plus flora and fauna there is everything one could hope for in a place like this.

Number 5: Visit The Kangaroo Sanctuary

The Kangaroo Sanctuary is a place to celebrate the beauty of the red kangaroo- an Australian icon. Located just outside of Alice Springs, on a guided sunset tour you will experience a leisurely walk through the Sanctuary’s wildlife reserve.

Photo via (IG) @thekangaroosanctuary

Number 4: Follow the Desert Art Trail

Discover Central Australia has consolidated Red Centre’s amazing art attractions in four easy-to-follow trails so that you can experience the full richness of the region. You can download a copy here.

Number 3: Walk the Larapinta Trail

The Larapinta Trail is one of Australia’s most spectacular bushwalking and trekking experiences. It is one of Central Australia’s most unique and spectacular attractions.

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Number 2: Wander through Todd Mall

The main tourist, souvenir and Aboriginal art shops are located in Todd Mall, which is the official main street of Alice Springs. The Todd Mall Markets are also a must and are held every second Sunday in the mall, it has been a popular venue for tourists and locals for over 20 years!

Number 1: Visit the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve

The Alice Springs Telegraph Station is a historic museum precinct, presenting the story of the connection of Australia to the rest of the world through Telegraph Communication in 1871. The reserve ground are a great spot to have a relaxing picnic under the gums!

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Where to stay? Stay with us at Aurora Alice Springs, offering a variety of rooms and suites, perfect for your next holiday. Stay with us this winter and save up to 25%* off accommodation- Book Now!