There are a full range of attractions, activities & things to do in Alice Springs and its surrounds to cater to everyone’s tastes. Whether you’re looking for adventure, wish to connect with nature again or simply relax and enjoy a break from the hustle & bustle of city life, Alice in The Territiory and Alice Springs & surrounds is the ideal place for you.
Enjoy spending time discovering indigenous culture and the pioneering history of this charismatic outback town.
Explore the Red Centre
Alice Springs is home to some amazing heritage sites, including the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame, Royal Flying Doctor Service. Get up close and personal with some animals at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre, Alice Springs Desert Park or a Centre Bush Bus Tour to the Kangaroo Sanctuary; watch and learn how children in the bush receive their schooling at the Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre.
If you like to learn or want to spend a day exploring then a visit to the National Road Transport Hall of Fame, Fred McKay Museum, John Flynn Memorial Church and Adelaide House are a must. A great end to the day is a didgerdoo show by the Sounds of Starlight Theatre, be inspired by stories and experiences that evoke the red deserts, the blue skies and the early explorers and Aboriginal custodians of this great Australian land.
Experience some adventure with a hot air balloon ride, helicopter/ plane flight or quad bike or relax on the back of a ship of the desert on a camel ride. You will be amazed at the changing and magnificent landscape that is before you. If you want to relax why not have a hit of Golf or check out some of the local AFL Footy. There are so many adventure activities to do in and around Alice Springs, that you’ll have to stay a week just to get tick them all off your list!
Take a Tour
Spend your time exploring this timeless country with day and extended sightseeing tours from AAT Kings, Alice Wanderer Centre Sightseeing, Centre Bush Bus Tours, Emu Run, RT Tours, Wayoutback Australian Safaris, Mulgas Adventures, Outback Tour Services or Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre. Touring with these companies really is a fantastic way to see all the wonders of Alice Springs and surrounding areas, and you don’t have to think about driving or navigating… just sit back and enjoy the scenery!
Outback Tour Services are proud to offer fully accessible tours enabling wheelchair users to experience an outback camping adventure.
Click on the images below to view just some of the highlights of Alice Springs and surrounding areas.