A Town Like Alice
½ day | Alice Springs Return
Learn how the town of Alice Springs has evolved into the central hub of the Australian outback. Visit historical sites and some of the essential services delivered from Alice to the community of this vast region. The traditional custodians of the land are the Arrernte people, who refer to Alice as ‘Mpwante’. Visit Alice Springs Reptile Centre, home to the largest reptile display in Central Australia, where you'll have lots of fun, particularly during the show.
Daily (Apr-Nov & Mar)
Mon, Thu, Sat (Dec-Feb)
1.45pm from Alice Springs (earlier from your hotel)
Alice Springs, 6.00pm approximately
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Prices From Code: A3
School of the Air
Call into the School of the Air which provides education to primary school children living on remote properties in the Northern Territory.
Explore the Telegraph Station
The first European settlement in Alice Springs, and learn how it relayed messages between Darwin and Adelaide for 60 years.
Visit the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service
Which delivers medical services to those who live and work in remote rural Australia.
Such as goannas, frill-neck lizards at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre.
Enjoy panoramic views
Over Alice and the surrounding West MacDonnell Ranges, from the top of Anzac Hill.
Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.
Prices above may vary according to your departure date.
Make the most of your Day Tour with an Optional Add-On.
Before your tour of the town, why not immerse yourself in the beauty of the Central Australian desert at the Alice Springs Desert Park? It’s home to a vast range of plants and wildlife native to the area. You can really experience the beauty and diversity of this incredible landscape. The Arrernte people, traditional owners of the park, are also on hand to share their local wisdom and knowledge. You should then have time to for lunch at your own expense, before you are picked up from your hotel for the ‘A Town like Alice’ Tour.
- • Experienced Driver Guide
- • Comprehensive commentary
- • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
What to Bring
- • Warm layers in cooler months
- • Enclosed walking shoes
- • Flynet in summer months (optional)
- • Low level of fitness required