One of the most famous outback towns in the country is Alice Springs which offers both holiday tours and accommodation to the Australian outback and a host of attractions. It is fringed by places such as the MacDonnell Ranges, and it is here that you can experience one of the best and liveliest desert lifestyles.Located in Northern Territory, Alice Springs was first settled in hopes to discover gems and gold, and today you can still fossick for your own big find, where the local history can be absorbed and you can discover the ancient and interesting stories of the Aboriginal people and Dreamtime era. The Alice, as it is also known as, is a hive of activity all year round, with annual events such as the Finke Desert Race, the Alice Springs Desert Camel Cup, the Henley-on-Todd Regatta and the Beanie Festival, all renowned to be a lot of fun and entertainment for all.
There is a selection of accommodation to choose from whether you are after just a backpacker hostel for the night, a caravan park, apartment, hotel or resort, there are many places that you can check into that all provide a great place to call home for however long you plan to stay in the Alice for. From your preferred accommodation you can discover some of the country’s finest landscapes, National Parks and rocky mountain ranges where the ever changing colours of the red centre will amazed and leave you spell bound with its beauty. From Alice Springs tour to see Uluru, Ayres Rock, where you can climb the huge monolith or walk around the base of it visiting the different Aboriginal rock art sites that dot their way around the Rock.
Whether you are after a holiday filled with adventure or just some time out, Alice Springs has it. You can enjoy the array of restaurants and cafes, dine out for lunch, do some shopping within the Todd Mall and boutiques that line the streets or browse through the interesting museums and galleries that showcase some wonderful artists and their works. Set out for day of hiking through gorges and mountain ranges, book onto a range of tours that will take you to places that you probably didn’t even know existed or speed the pace up a little with some quad biking or four wheel driving for the day. There are camel rides and scenic flights, bush walking and swimming in stunning rock pools that are really inviting. From the town centre to the outback, Alice Springs has plenty to offer all tourists who are looking for the authentic outback experience.
Come nightfall, relax in a pub, enjoy the entertainment and meet up with friends at one of the any nightspots throughout the town! Take a tour of the famous Royal Flying Doctors Base, take a hot air balloon ride, go mountain biking or see how things operate on a real life working outback cattle station. Discover the heart of Australia, where history, culture, the stories of Aboriginal people and its elders, annual events and stunning scenery and landscapes all come together to create a holiday destination unlike any other you will ever visit.
Alice Springs is a unique destination offers the best of outback living, so book your accommodation now and come and experience the red centre and its many delights and sights. Take your time, soak it all, as a couple of days just simply will not be enough!