Alice Springs Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local Alice Springs Area
At the heart of Australia’s big red centre lies the town of Alice Springs. Sitting half way between Darwin and Adelaide, the town is rich in Indigenous history and rural communities, with plenty of things to see and do. From local and ancient artworks to a cultural hub virtually untouched, the Alice represents the true Aussie outback community.
Alice Springs is made up of a number of smaller towns including The Gap and Desert Springs . With nothing but wide sweeping plains surrounding and deep blue skies above, the region is blessed with a climate and weather unique to Australia. Don’t miss the local attractions and see as much of the scenery as you can with a hot air balloon ride over the region.
Home to traditional Aussie outback landscapes, Alice Springs is full of national parks, natural landmarks and native wildlife. Undoubtedly the biggest and most popular attraction in the Alice is the almighty Uluru. Spot the ancient rock drawings as locals guide you through their stories. Tempt your tastebuds with bush tucker and learn how to survive in the wild using traditional hunting tools. The region is home to unique and native national parks including one of Australia’s best, Finke Gorge National Park.
With perfect weather almost all year round and longer days to fill with things to do, the region is the perfect place to celebrate outdoors. Head to Alice Springs in July for the annual Alice Springs Show, a hit with families from all over the country. Another popular event, is the Beanie Festival which is held in June and attracts all sorts of people looking for that perfect beanie as well as those looking to enjoy a great weekend of music and fun.
Visit ancient and Indigenous history in the heart of Australia and pay your respects to Mother Nature in the picturesque and scenic region that is Alice Springs. With countless discoveries to be made, places to go, wildlife to be spotted and parks to visit, the area will no doubt top your list of destinations to visit.
Alice Springs Events & What's On
- LEGO Club (Alice Springs Public Library) Alice Springs Public Library
- Loving Vincent - Alice Springs Cinema Alice Springs Cinema
- Travelling Film Festival in Alice Springs Alice Springs Cinema
- Chess Club (Alice Springs Public Library) Alice Springs Public Library
- The Art of Mindfulness - a meditation public talk Witchetty's Artspace
- Addiction Recovery Program Alice Springs Public Library
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