Alice Springs
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  • A Town Like Alice: Half-Day Tour of Alice Springs

    1. A Town Like Alice: Half-Day Tour of Alice Springs

    This afternoon you’ll learn how the town of Alice Springs has evolved into the central hub of the Australian outback. Your driver guide will provide details along the way as you visit historical sites and some of the essential services delivered from Alice to the community of this vast region. The first stop is the Alice Springs School of the Air which provides education to primary aged school children living on remote properties throughout the Northern Territory. Learn how this essential service is delivered via satellite across more than one million square kilometres. Alice Springs Telegraph Station: Built in 1872 to relay messages between Darwin and Adelaide, the historic Telegraph Station is the site of the first European settlement in Alice Springs. After 60 years of operation, the premises then served as a school for the local Aboriginal children...

    This excursion exceeded my expectations. Joe was an excellent tour guide & the 5 destinations were all very good. School of the Air &. the Flying Doctor are unique outback institutions. Perhaps the most entertaining place was the reptile park, where the handler is both educational & a great character!

  • From Alice Springs: West MacDonnell Ranges Half Day Trip

    2. From Alice Springs: West MacDonnell Ranges Half Day Trip

    The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are extraordinary with their immensity and array of sunburnt oranges, maroons and purples. View spectacular outback scenery and take photos as you travel along through magnificent Outback Country, making stops at the many historic locations. Depart Alice Springs to explore The West Macs, stopping at the historical Flynn’s Grave Memorial, resting place of Reverend Flynn, founder of The Royal Flying Doctor Service. Next up, travel to Simpsons Gap, featuring towering cliffs and a permanent waterhole. The site is significant to the Arrernte people as the home of giant goanna ancestors. Take a walk to sport black-footed rock wallabies and take magnificent photos. Lastly, you will visit Standley Chasm. Traditionally known as Angkerle Atwatye, this is an important cultural place, sacred to womens’ dreaming in Aboriginal culture. Take a 0....

    Really felt it was value for the money ..the guide was a wealth of information...lovely country..

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What people are saying about Alice Springs

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4.9 / 5

based on 24 reviews

This excursion exceeded my expectations. Joe was an excellent tour guide & the 5 destinations were all very good. School of the Air &. the Flying Doctor are unique outback institutions. Perhaps the most entertaining place was the reptile park, where the handler is both educational & a great character!

Plenty of information and time to check out the places we visited, our guide, Jerry, had a great deal of local knowledge and was a very good communicator.

Great trip. The pools were relieving to the temperature. I was the only one on the tour and the guide made the experience friendly.

Really felt it was value for the money ..the guide was a wealth of information...lovely country..

Rob was very friendly and knowledgeable. we thoroughly enjoyed.