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Namadgi National Park

Explore Namadgi National Park in the Australian Alps - a world of silent bushland, breathtaking vistas and rich Aboriginal history just a 45 minute drive from Canberra.


Explore pristine bushland and fascinating history in Namadgi National Park, a section of the Australian Alps just near Canberra. Climb or abseil the granite outcrops, bushwalk along the Great Alpine Walk, and mountain bike, fish and 4WD. See vestiges left by Aboriginal custodians, pastoralists and gold hunters, and meet emus, kangaroos, wallabies and cockatoos in nearby Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

What you can see in Namadgi

Enjoy bushland, walking trails, fishing spots and ancient aboriginal camping sites. See wildlife, go abseiling, four wheel drive or mountain bike the many trails.

Namadgi National Park Highlights

Namadgi National Park Highlights

Explore Namadgi National Park in the Australian Alps - a world of silent bushland, breathtaking vistas and rich Aboriginal history just a 45 minute drive from Canberra.

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Australian Alps

Australian Alps

Challenge yourself in the mountainous Australian Alps in south-eastern Australia. Climb Mount Kosciuszko, Australia's tallest peak, in the Snowy Mountains. In Victoria's High Country, hit the snow slopes or visit gold-rush towns on the Great Alpine Way. Bushwalk and mountain bike in Namadgi National Park, near Canberra, or walk the alps end-to-end on the epic Australian Alps Walking Track.

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Australian Alps Walking Track

Australian Alps Walking Track

Cross three states, four national parks and some of Australia's highest peaks on this tough long-distance walk. The trail follows the crest of the Australian Alps for 65km, from Walhalla in Victoria to Tharwa just south of Canberra. Wind up and down the Baw Baw Plateau, Mt Howitt, the Bogong High Plains and the Cobberras in Victoria. Traverse the rugged mountains of Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales and the rocky wilderness of Namadgi National Park near Canberra. Pitch your tent in the wilderness, stay in camping grounds, historic huts or alpine resorts close to the track. Do day treks or combine shorter, more manageable sections of the trail. The end-to-end walk takes about 50 to 60 days and is strictly for the intrepid traveller.

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Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory

Tour the Australian Capital Territory from Canberra, home to Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia, with its dedicated Aboriginal art galleries. Follow the Poachers Way to wineries and galleries, picnic along the Murrumbidgee Corridor and discover the wildlife, walking trails and Aboriginal rock art of Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park. Explore the magnificent Australian Alps.

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The Murrumbidgee Corridor

The Murrumbidgee Corridor

You can't ignore the call of the great outdoors in the Murrumbidgee River Corridor, easily accessible from Canberra. All kinds of natural communion are possible along this short, lovely section of the river's epic 1,600km journey from the mountainous Australian Alps. Take short walks near Uriarra Crossing or Tharwa or tackle the 27km Murrumbidgee Discovery Track. Swim, kayak and picnic at Casuarina Sands and play cards in the shade of Cotter campground. Fish for Murray cod and listen to native birds warble in the bushland. Pick your day destination from Canberra or combine a few scenic spots on a riverside camping trip.

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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

It's only 40 minutes from Canberra to this heavily-forested valley, which sits nestled between the Gibraltar and Tidbinbilla Ranges in the northern Australian Alps. Like neighbouring Namadgi National Park, this relatively undisturbed pocket teems with wildlife and traces of Aboriginal history. You'll feel a long way from civilization when you pick up a map at the visitor's centre and see the strutting emus, grazing kangaroos, wallabies and cockatoos. It's a great place to spend a summer's day.

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Namadgi's Age-old Culture

Namadgi's Age-old Culture

Discover Aboriginal history and a wilderness for bushwalking and mountain biking in Namadgi National Park. As you explore the woodlands, forests, grasslands and peaks and heaths of Namadgi National Park, remember that Aboriginal people lived here during the last Ice Age more than 21,000 years ago.

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Woods Reserve

Corin Road, off Tidbinbilla Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Woods Reserve is a popular venue for picnics, barbeques and camping. The area offers picnic tables and shelter, gas barbeques and wood fire pits. Amenities with code access include flush toilets and showers. Washing-up facilities need water from the creek. Bring your own drinking water and firewood. Camping at Woods Reserve is on a first come first served basis. Woods Reserve is on the banks of Gibraltar Creek to the south of Canberra. Check their website for full details.

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Website: www.tams.act.gov.au/parks-recreation/recreational_activities/camping-in-the-act/woods_reserve_recreation_area

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Namadgi National Park

Visitor Centre, Naas Road, Australian Capital Territory,
Tharwa, New South Wales 2620

A variety of campgrounds and bush camping are available in this 106,000ha national Park. Honeysuckle Campground has access to the historic Honeysuckle Tracking Station site. A walking track connects to Booroomba Rocks/Orroral Ridge. Orroral Campground has a linkage to Orroral Heritage Walking Track network. Mt Clear Campground has access to Naas Valley to Horse Gully Hut walk. A three night limit applies at all Namadgi campgrounds. You will need a camping permit for Namadgi National Park. Bookings for these permits must be made in advance at the Namadgi Visitor Centre.

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Phone: 61262072900

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Cuppacumbalong Homestead

Naas Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

Cuppacumbalong Homestead offers farm stay accommodation in an impressive 1910 country Californian bungalow. Book a bedroom and share the Homestead's facilities. Alternately, book the entire Homestead for your exclusive use; ideal for groups of up to 15 people. Cuppacumbalong's fabulous location at the foot of the Brindabella Ranges and next to the Murrumbidgee allows you to enjoy a riverside vista and walks in an historic rural location. Find yourself within walking distance of the Tharwa general store. Drive just 10 minutes drive to the Lanyon Shopping Centre for supplies or 30 minutes to the Parliamentary Triangle and Canberra's national attractions.

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Email: info@cuppacumbalong.com.au
Website: www.cuppacumbalong.com.au
Phone: 61262731563
Mobile: 61418265488

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Birrigai @ Tidbinbilla

Tidbinbilla Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

Commune with nature, emus and kangaroos at Birrigai, just 40 minutes south of the city. This 170-hectare camp is right on Tidbinbilla and Namadgi National Park's doorstep. Weekdays it's school camps, but there's plenty of empty beds on weekends and public holidays. Hatcliff Cabin 7 has two double and two single beds. The rest of the rooms offer bunk beds; ideal for groups. Bring your own linen, pillows and towels. Blankets provided. The communal lounge has kitchen facilities including a fridge, stove, oven, toaster, kettle and microwave. Bring your own supplies. Call or use their online form for booking enquires.

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Website: www.tidbinbilla.act.gov.au/birrigai
Phone: 61262056748

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Michelago Village Inn

1 Ryrie Street, Cooma Area,
Michelago, New South Wales 2620

The friendly and warm Michelago Village Inn is located in the lovely village of Michelago, a great stop south of Canberra on your way to the Snowy Mountains. All rooms have en suites and open fireplaces. Enjoy dining in the on site restaurant. The Michelago Village Inn is located approximately 54 kilometres south of the Canberra city centre and is a 45 minute drive from Cooma.

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Phone: 61262359011

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Alpha Hotel Canberra

46 Rowland Rees Crescent, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2900

Alpha Hotel Canberra, formerly Country Comfort Greenway, is located in the Tuggeranong Valley, 20 minutes drive south of Canberra's city centre. Facilities have been designed to offer everything you need under one roof including; free internet, free car parking, free movies, a gym, spa, sauna, daily breakfast and from 15 January dinners will also be available. Alpha Hotel Canberra is adjacent to the Tuggeranong Town Centre Sports Club, within walking distance of extensive sporting, shopping and recreational facilities and not far from the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.

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Email: res.tug@alphahotels.com.au
Website: www.alphahotelcanberra.com.au
Phone: 61262933666

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Brindabella Station

308 Brindabella Valley Road, Tumut Area,
Brindabella, New South Wales 2611

Brindabella Station is a turn-of-the-century homestead and the childhood home of Miles Franklin, author of 'My Brilliant Career'. This picturesque, self catering accommodation is ideal for fishing, canoeing, horse riding, bushwalking and enjoying the Australian bush with plenty of native animals and birds in the valley. Located in the high country, Brindabella is a working farm, running both sheep and Murray Grey cattle. The homestead overlooks a stream and mature gardens. Accommodation is restricted to nonsmoking guests. Adults only in the cottage. Family accommodation available in the lodge. Note: The last 20 kilometres to Brindabella Station is gravel road.

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Email: bkbarlin@gmail.com
Website: www.brindabellastation.com.au
Phone: 61262362121

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Abode Tuggeranong

150 Anketell St, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2900

Located in the south of Canberra, on the way to the snowfields, Abode Tuggeranong offers 82 serviced apartments complete with ensuites, full kitchen facilities, laundry facilities, flat-screen TV and sofa beds in each room. Abode Tuggeranong opened its doors in August 2012. Tuggeranong is an established area in Canberra's south with no shortage of amenities, cafés, restaurants, cinemas and accessible transport. Abode Tuggeranong is 15-20 minute drive to the Canberra city and approximately 20 minutes from Canberra International Airport. The property also has Bali Essence Day Spa and Raving Hair Studio on-site.

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Email: reservations.tugg@abodehotels.com.au
Website: www.abodehotels.com.au

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Fontenoy Farm Cottages

3206 Yaouk Road, Snowy River Area,
Adaminaby, New South Wales 2629

Situated nine kilometres from Adaminaby, in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, Fontenoy Farm is a 1,500 hectare beef property bordering the Kosciuszko National Park. Rising to 1,400 metres with grazing land verging into wilderness, Fontenoy Farm boasts some of the most interesting fishing the area has to offer, with private access to the Murrumbidgee River, large farm dam and only a short drive to the renowned Lake Eucumbene. Visitors can also explore the vast Snowy Mountains Scheme from this central location as well as enjoying the natural beauty that Fontenoy Farm has to offer. Climb Bugtown Mountain, spot the 60 species of resident birds as well as a variety of wildlife, observe the farm in operation, play tennis on the Homestead court, take advantage of the many other activities the region has to offer or simply relax and enjoy, the choice is yours.

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Email: bookings@fontenoy.com.au
Website: www.fontenoy.com.au
Phone: 61264542528

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Arawang Bed and Breakfast

7 Moura Place, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Arawang Bed and Breakfast is a stylish studio guest room offering welcoming accommodation within a warm family home. Offering modern, contemporary decor, guests can enjoy private, self-contained accommodation with queen bed, work desk, ensuite bathroom and kitchen/dining area. The kitchen area is equipped with tea and coffee making supplies, toaster, microwave and fridge. A breakfast hamper is provided on arrival, or you can choose the self-catering option. Located in Weston Creek, Arawang Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located just minutes from Woden Town Centre, Canberra Hospital, and bus interchange, and only 15 minutes from the Parliamentary triangle.

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Email: kerriewarburton@bigpond.com
Mobile: 61408515860

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Greenhills Centre

1437 Cotter Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Greenhills Centre has five self-contained holiday units in a picturesque and tranquil bush setting. Enjoy mountain views and friendly kangaroos. Find yourself only a 20 minute drive to Canberra's central tourist attractions or a short drive on to Cotter Dam picnic grounds and Mt Stromlo Observatory. Greenhills is a great base to explore the beautiful Brindabella Ranges or visit Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Canberra's Deep Space Station. It's ideal for weekend get-aways or family holidays.

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Email: bookings@greenhillscentre.com
Website: www.greenhillscentre.com
Phone: 61262881074

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Cotter Campground

Cotter Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

The Cotter Campground is the most highly serviced bushland camping area in the ACT. Enjoy separate areas for organised groups, campervans and small private parties, an electric barbeque and toilet and shower facilities. There are shared wood barbeques; bring your own wood. No pets allowed. Travel along Cotter Road until you reach the bridge across the Murrumbidgee River. The campground is first left at the bridge. Call Canberra Connect for more information.

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Website: www.tams.act.gov.au/parks-recreation/recreational_activities/camping-in-the-act/cotter_campground

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Clarke Gorge walking track

Blue Waterholes Fire Trail, Tumut Area,
Cooleman, New South Wales 2611

2.5km (one way) - 1.5 hour - Medium difficulty As you hike through the narrow gorge cut by Cave Creek, spectacular limestone cliffs, and cave formations on either side, you'll never imagine that Clarke Gorge walking track could get any better. But it does, finishing at the top of Cave Creek Falls . There's a 15m drop of water as well as views down Wilkinsons Gorge. Unsurprisingly, this ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/kosciuszko-national-park/clarke-gorge-walking-track/walking

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Gibraltar Falls

Corin Road, Namadgi National Park, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2000

Gibraltar Falls is upstream from Woods Reserve, a few minutes drive south off Corin Road. Discover this secluded spot at the edge of Gibraltar Creek Pine Forest. Make use of the picnic shelter, gas BBQ, amenities block at the Gibraltar Falls car park. Take the short gravel track to a lookout over the Gibraltar Falls and Gibraltar Creek. Woods reserve has picnic tables, barbecues and a camping area. Phone ACT Forests for camping information.

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Website: www.tams.act.gov.au/parks-recreation/recreational_activities/camping_in_the_act/woods_reserve_recreation_area

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Corin Forest Mountain Resort

Corin Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

Corin Forest Mountain Resort, located in the Tidbinbilla Mountain Ranges, provides four seasons alpine adventure. Surrounded by tall forests in a secluded mountain valley, their rustic lodge provides a spectacular venue. In summertime ride on the exhilarating Alpine Slide that descends through the forest, bushwalk, mountain bike or bring a picnic. In winter Corin provides Canberra's only snow experience with snow play and tobogganing. Warm up with a hot chocolate and marshmallows by the lodge's roaring open fire. Check their Facebook page for road closures and detours. Corin Forest is 45 minutes drive from central Canberra on Corin Dam Road.

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Email: info@corin.com.au
Website: www.corin.com.au
Phone: 61262357333

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Nichols Gorge walking track

Blue Waterholes Fire Trail, Tumut Area,
Cooleman, New South Wales 2611

7km (return) - 4 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty You won't be very far into this challenging 7km walk - just 500 metres or so - before you'll come across the opening of Cooleman Cave. Make sure you've got a torch with you so that you can explore inside. Back out in the sunshine, follow the often dry Cave Creek. Don't move too quickly across the surface because ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/kosciuszko-national-park/nichols-gorge-walking-track/walking

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Namadgi National Park and Visitors Centre

Visitors Centre, Naas Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

Venture into Namadgi to discover its Aboriginal heritage. Experience wonderful birdlife, picnic and fishing spots and fantastic bushwalks with scenic views. Hire a Personal Locator Beacon from the Namadgi Visitor Centre if you're going to be hiking in remote areas. Enjoy ranger guided walks or escape into the rugged Bimberi wilderness. Horseriding and mountain biking is permitted on some of the fire trails while campgrounds are located in pleasant bushland settings - ask at the Namadgi Visitor Centre. Namadgi National Park is located at the northern end of the Australian Alps, 45 minutes drive from Canberra city.

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Email: namadginationalpark@act.gov.au
Website: www.tams.act.gov.au/parks-recreation/parks_and_reserves/namadgi_national_park
Phone: 61262072900

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Tidbinbilla

Paddys River Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

See koalas, emus, kangaroos, platypus, the endangered Brush-tail Rock-wallaby, reptiles, possums and echidnas in a natural setting. This unique outdoor attraction features high quality boardwalks and exhibits. Road-test the discovery playground. Ask about guided walks, activities and bush trails at their Visitors Centre. Enjoy hands on displays and education amenities. Browse for trail maps, gifts, bush and indigenous products or purchase pre-packaged refreshments. Tidbinbilla is just forty minutes drive from the city centre.

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Website: www.tidbinbilla.act.gov.au
Phone: 61262051233

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Lanyon Homestead

Tharwa Drive, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

The Lanyon historic precinct is set in a landscape of great natural beauty. Stroll in the rambling gardens, visit the restored 1850's homestead and the courtyard buildings. Changing exhibitions focus on different aspects of Australian country life. A wide range of interactive educational and community programs are also available. Cafe and gift shop on site.

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Email: historicplacesbookings@act.gov.au
Website: www.museumsandgalleries.act.gov.au/lanyon
Phone: 61262355677

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Point Hut Pond Park

McGilvray Close, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2072

Stop off en route to or from Tidbinbilla to take the children to the playground at Point Hut Pond Park. Make use of the barbeques and shaded areas. Walk around this serene park and it’s pond and enjoy great views of the hills. Toilet facilities and parking available. Dogs allowed.

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Website: www.tams.act.gov.au/parks-recreation/parks_and_reserves/urban_parks

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Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

421 Discovery Drive, Tourist Drive 5, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

As part of NASA's Deep Space Network, they provide the vital two-way radio link with dozens of robotic spacecraft exploring the Solar System and beyond. Just a 45 minute drive from the heart of Canberra, located in the beautiful Tidbinbilla valley. The Complex is dominated by the giant antenna dishes which send commands to and receive data from spacecraft exploring planets hundreds of millions and billions of kilometres from Earth. Come and discover the latest news and images from across the universe. Watch a movie or grab a coffee at the Moon Rock Cafe. It's your universe, discover it today.

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Email: pr@cdscc.nasa.gov
Website: www.cdscc.nasa.gov
Phone: 61262017880

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Pine Island to Point Hut Reserve

Pine Island, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600

Walk the marked trail from Pine Island through open grassland to Point Hut Reserve. Enjoy flat ground that's ideal for walking and lovely views of the Murrumbidgee River. Pine Island is a popular barbeque and summer swimming area alongside the beautiful Murrumbidgee River. Point Hit Reserve has a nice shady picnic area and areas your dog can run on the lead. Allow two hours return for the walk. Pick up a pamphlet a short way along the trail.

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Kambah Pool to Pine Island

Kambah Pool Rd, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2900

This seven kilometre marked walking trail is especially scenic and easily accessible. The magnificent Red Rocks Gorge can by accessed via a short side trail about half way between Kambah Pool and Pine Island. Allow approximately three hours one way. Pick up a pamphlet a short way along the trail. No dogs allowed. Please be aware there is a nude bathing area 200m downstream from Kambah Pool. This is a very popular area and is clearly signposted.

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Website: www.tams.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/386197/Kambah_Pool_to_Pine_Island_Self-Guided_Walk.pdf

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Limelight Cinema

Anketell Street, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2900

Head south and visit Limelight Cinema. All eight cinemas have stadium seating with large screens, giving you the best viewing experience available. Enjoy state of the art digital projection and sound equipment. Plush high back seats give plenty of leg room and comfort. Everyday low pricing gives you great value for money and makes it worth the drive. Cheaper tickets again on Tuesdays. Surcharges apply for all 3D sessions.

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Website: www.limelightcinemas.com.au
Phone: 61262936100

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Chalisa Indian Restaurant

210 Anketell Street, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2900

Chalisa Indian Restaurant is located in Greenway and a legion of loyal fans visit for the butter chicken alone. Of course, that's not the only tasty thing on the menu, the kitchen specialises in north Indian cuisine with a range of popular traditional dishes available. The banquet menu is a go-to option because it offers variety and good value for money. Chalisa's dining room is pleasant and spacious and take-away is also offered.

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Email: info@chalisarestaurant.com.au
Phone: 61262931711

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Charlie's Sala Thai Restaurant

146 Reed Street North, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2900

In the bustling shopping district at the heart of Tuggeragong is Charlie's Sala Thai, a great choice for authentic Thai cuisine. The kitchen uses the freshest ingredients to put together its extensive menu of award-winning dishes. It guarantees all its meals are MSG-free and the menu offers a number of gluten-free and vegetarian dishes. Charlie's Sala Thai has won multiple industry awards - stop in or order a meal takeaway to see why.

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Phone: 61262932499

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Turkish Grill Restaurant

Gartside Street,
, Australian Capital Territory 2905

For your fix of skewers, hummus and pides, head to Erindale's Turkish Grill restaurant, a comfortable eatery specialising in modern and traditional takes on Ottoman cuisine. Linen-draped tables dot this cosy establishment, where the traditional decor and flavourful menu are bound to surprise and delight. Turkish Grill's elaborate selection of meze, meats and salads are designed for sharing, so ensure you arrive in a small (but hungry) group.

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Email: turkishgrill@optusnet.com.au
Phone: 61262319766

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Pistachio

3A Torrens Place,, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2607

Pistachio makes fine restaurant dining accessible for all who stroll Torrens' streets, with a delightful menu and the deft touch of chef, David Keeley.Having trained under Jean Luc Obers at Chez Moustache, and then produced consistently high performance dishes in James Musillon's team at Aubergine, Courgette, and then Sabayon, David Keeley has topped his already illustrious career off with his own restaurant in the heart of the Woden Valley.

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Email: reservations@pistachiodining.com.au
Website: www.pistachiodining.com.au
Phone: 61262862966

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Pistachio Dining

3A Torrens Place, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2607

Pistachio makes fine restaurant dining accessible in Canberra's southern suburbs. Great reviews come from a delightful modern menu, a good range of Canberra regional wines, their own kitchen garden and the deft touch of chef, David Keeley. Having trained under Jean Luc Obers at Chez Moustache, and then produced consistently high performance dishes in James Musillon's team at Aubergine, Courgette, and then Sabayon, David Keeley has topped his already illustrious career off with this restaurant in the heart of the Woden Valley.

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Website: www.pistachiodining.com.au
Phone: 61262862966

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Rama’s Restaurant

Shop 6, Pearce Shops, Hodgson Crescent, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2607

Delicious Indian food and Fijian hospitality combine to make Rama's Restaurant a popular Pearce neighbourhood eatery. A predominantly Indian menu means that you'll always have your favourite on standby here, but if you're in the mood for something new, why not opt for some of the lesser known Fijian specialties. Just a 12 minute drive from the city centre, Rama's has its own sites to see, including a red dining room, gold framed Indian prints and bright floral arrangements. Bookings essential.

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Website: www.ramas.com.au
Phone: 61262861964

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Rama's Restaurant

Hodgson Crescent, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2607

Delicious Indian food and Fijian hospitality combine to make Rama's Restaurant a popular neighbourhood eatery in Pearce. Just east from scenic Mount Taylor, Rama's also has its own sites to see, featuring a red dining room, gold framed Indian prints and bright flower arrangements. A predominantly Indian menu means that diners will always have their favourite on standby here, but if you're in the mood for something new, why not opt for the lesser known Fijian specialties available.

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Phone: 61262861964

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Jehangir Indian Restaurant

Cnr Ainsworth and Colbeck Streets, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2607

Fourth Mughal emperor Jehangir Khan was famous for introducing the tandoor to Indian cuisine – this Mawson restaurant certainly lives up to his illustrious heritage. To get the most from Jehangir's specialty, it's best to order dishes from the tandoor, although the restaurant also has an excellent selection of curries on offer.

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Email: info@jehangir.com.au
Phone: 61262901159

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Santa Lucia Trattoria Mawson

84 Ainsworth St, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2607

Classic red-and-white checked table cloths, a menu inspired by recipes that have been passed down through the generations and sharp, warm service is what you can expect at Santa Lucia Trattoria in Mawson. Caterina and Francesco Catanzariti came to Canberra from Calabria in 1956, bringing their Italian passion for fine food.

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Email: info@santalucia.com.au
Phone: 61262862271

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Olive at Mawson

Mawson Drive, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2607

Situated in the heart of Mawson, The Olive at Mawson is the product of restaurateurs John and Alecia Yianoulakis, who also operate the award-winning Hellenic Trattoria in Woden. This boutique restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine, with strong Greek and Italian influences. It's a warm space, luminous with gentle light, white-linen clothed tables and chairs draped in black, ideal for intimate dining with friends and family alike.

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Email: reservations@oliveatmawson.com.au
Phone: 61262863753

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Ginger Catering

Village Centre, National Arboretum Canberra,
, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Ginger Catering is one of Canberra's finest caterers and official caterer at the National Arboretum. In addition to running two on-site eateries, Sprout Cafe and The Conservatory Restaurant, Ginger can be hired to prepare meals for private functions. Ginger's menus showcase produce from local farmers, with organic and biodynamic fruit, veggies and meat and sustainably caught seafood. Watch out for Ginger Catering's special events, where the team does pop-up restaurants at Canberra's most historic sites.

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Email: info@gingercatering.com.au
Phone: 61261300170

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A Bite to Eat

Shop 8, Chifley Place, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2606

Effortlessly cool and a touch retro, Chifley's A Bite to Eat is an uber-popular café and bar with the locals. Decked out in community notice boards and eclectic furnishings, this indoor-outdoor space has plenty of room for groups and serves handmade, organic fare from morning til late. The menu is full of wonderfully different food. All cakes are hand-made daily from scratch on-site. The cafe also uses Piazza Doro sustainable coffee. On Sunday's A Bite To Eat transforms into a tapas lounge with live music and a great Australian wine list.

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Email: contact@abitetoeat.net.au
Website: www.abitetoeat.net.au
Phone: 61262603703

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Naturewise at Tidbinbilla

Paddys River Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

Discover Tidbinbilla's wild side on a range of exclusive overnight wildlife experiences. Uncover the hidden secrets of Tidbinbilla on small group adventures. Immerse yourself in a region that shares 20,000 years of cultural heritage, while you view kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and other wildlife in their native habitat. At the end of the day, relax by the campfire under a canopy of stars at our wilderness camp, Nil Desperandum pioneer homestead. Meals feature local food and wine. Tours are operated in partnership between Tidbinbilla and Conservation Volunteers. Check their website for available dates and times.

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Email: bookings@naturewise.com.au
Website: www.conservationvolunteers.com.au/get-involved/holidays/tidbinbilla
Phone: 61353302600

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Cochran Horse Treks

Yaouk Road, Snowy River Area,
Adaminaby, New South Wales 2629

A successful holiday is measured in many ways. Your hosts at Cochran Horse Treks want you to be rewarded with fond memories of their area as the most scenic, pristine and enchanting countryside in this vast country, recall home cooked meals, billy tea and damper shared with friends in a comfortable and well equipped camp with toilets, hot showers and roomy tents. Be guided by professional genuine stckmen and women to see iconic Brumbies, mountain huts and vast open plains. This is an experience of a life time waiting for you. Go away regarding your hosts as friendly, professional, hardworking mountain people. Last, but not least, they want you to remember your horse as a trustworthy friend that got you there and back safely.

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Email: info@cochranhorsetreks.com.au
Website: www.cochranhorsetreks.com.au
Phone: 61264542336
Mobile: 61417370490

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Dawn Drifters - Canberra Balloon Flights

7 Irving Street, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2606

Enjoy the romance and excitement of a scenic hot air balloon flight over Canberra. Take off at dawn, rise above Canberra and see the unique city design slowly unfold beneath you. There is always a champagne toast and flight certificate after the flight at the Rydges Capital Hill. A full buffet breakfast at Rydges Fig Tree Cafe is an optional extra. Buy a gift voucher for someone special. Choose Balloon in a Box or Aviation Bear box presentation packs.

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Email: sales@dawndrifters.com.au
Website: www.dawndrifters.com.au
Phone: 61262854450

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R.E.A.L Fun Adventures

Canberra Ave, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2609

R.E.A.L Fun makes it possible to experience Canberra's great outdoors. R.E.A.L fun offers many different activities including kayaking, canoeing, cycle tours, mountain biking and bike hire. Canberra's clean bush environment offers many great locations and remote areas to explore and enjoy the great outdoors. Adventure activities can be enjoyed locally, not far from the city centre, or further afield in the region. It is also possible to explore the greater Canberra region and canoe on Lake Burley Griffin. R.E.A.L Fun supply all hire equipment. Group trips are available.

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Email: adventure@realfun.com.au
Website: www.realfun.com.au
Mobile: 61410547838

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Fishing Adventures

Giles Street, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2604

Contact experienced angler Rob Paxevanos to book a great fishing trip. Rob can arrange custom made tours with experienced guides for you within the Canberra region, south coast of New South Wales, Snowy Mountains or further abroad. Fish for trout, murray cod, golden perch and other species. Professional tuition and gear is included. All ages and skill levels catered for. Fly and lure fishing a specialty. Rob may be out fishing, so please allow one to three days for a reply.

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Email: robpax@netspeed.com.au
Website: www.fishingaustralia.tv

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Historic Railway Tours

Canberra Railway Station, off Wentworth Avenue, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2604

See the countryside in style on a heritage train. Whichever tour you choose, you will be travelling in restored passenger cars from the early 1900s hauled by a veteran steam or diesel locomotive. Tours travel to the historic township of Bungendore and their markets on the third Sunday of every month. Other day, overnight and weekend tours are also available. Check their website for details.

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Email: trains@trains.org.au
Website: www.trains.org.au/
Phone: 61262842790

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Canberra Southern Cross Cruises

1 Mariner Place, Lotus Bay, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600

View Canberra's top lake side attractions from the comfort of the MV Southern Cross as you glide across picturesque Lake Burley Griffin. Call ahead regarding the one hour afternoon Sunday afternoon Sightseeing Cruise where you can see the National Museum of Australia, Carillon, National Library, High Court of Australia, National Gallery of Australia and more. Enjoy a commentary while enjoying coffee, tea and light refreshments available to purchase. Book for a Sunday lunch cruise, or the Thursday dinner cruise and enjoy three course meals and some of Canberra's best views. Please call ahead for schedules. Bookings are essential.

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Email: reception.yacht@cscc.com.au
Website: www.cscc.com.au/cruises/
Phone: 61262731784

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Canberra Lake Cruises

Parkes Place (by the flag display), Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600

Enjoy a fun cruise on the ferry Jenny Anne. Canberra Lake Cruises has the only ferry which passes under the spray of the Captain Cook Fountain. Sit outside to feel the full experience. There is free tea, coffee or cold soft drink. Children who help drive the ferry receive a certificate and lolly pop. The one hour ferry cruises are the longest in distance on the lake and great value. Make sure you cruise with Canberra Lake Cruises. Jenny Anne is also available for private charter. Departs from Lake Burley Griffin at the Questacon end of the International Flag display.

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Email: canberracruises@dodo.com.au
Website: www.canberracruises.net
Mobile: 61407074371

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CBD Chauffeured Transport

PO Box 736, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2609

Discover the nature and history of Canberra with 'A' class chauffeured ground transportation. Choose from Parliament, winery, tailored tours and more. Choose from Holden Sedans minibuses from 9-21 seaters. All vehicles have immaculate presentation and are driven by well groomed fully uniformed, knowledgeable courteous and helpful chauffeurs. CBD Chauffeured Transport is serviced by a state of the art national computer reservation system. All vehicles are connected to a base operator 24 hours, seven days a week.

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Email: reservations@cbdtransport.com.au
Website: www.cbdtransport.com
Phone: 61262979899

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Seg Glide Ride

West Kiosk, Parkes Place, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600

Get the total Segway experience by joining one of the rides down by Lake Burley Griffin. Enjoy a fun and unique way of discovering the lake's foreshore, famous landmarks and nearby iconic buildings. Receive personalised training on the self balancing personal transporters. You'll quickly find yourself riding like an expert. Enjoying the lake's beauty in a fraction of the time and have a ton of fun. Helmets supplied. Minimum age for safety reasons: 12 Tours leave periodically throughout the day from 10am. Call their office for full details.

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Website: www.segglideride.com.au
Mobile: 61406379518

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Reynella Kosciusko Rides

"Reynella", 669 Kingston Road , Snowy River Area,
Adaminaby, New South Wales 2629

Ride "Man from Snowy River Country" on a Reynella Rides Horseback Safari in Kosciuszko National Park, NSW Snowy Mountains, Australia. They have advanced Eco Tourism certification, and are NPWS Eco pass license holders. Reynella Rides has an experienced, helpful and friendly team, with over 42 years in operation and original owners. All their trek leaders are AHRC accredited. Four to six night Safaris with experienced guides. Catering for beginners through to advanced horse riders. Find yourself meandering through carpets of wildflowers, open plains and timbered country, refreshing in cool mountain streams, camping on a comfy mattress in their weather proof tents, (first and last night at the homestead) riding approximately 160 kilometres of National Park (five day trek), enjoying scrumptious hearty three course dinners, full breakfasts and pack saddle lunches, creating memories to last a lifetime. Horse riding tour runs from October to the end of April.

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Email: reynella@activ8.net.au
Website: www.reynellarides.com.au
Phone: 61264542386

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National Capital Authority Volunteer Led Walks

Various departure points, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600

Get to know Australia's National Capital by taking part in a free walking tour with a knowledgeable and experienced Volunteer Guide. Choose from: - ANZAC Parade - Reconciliation Place - Lake Burley Griffin (central basin) - Old Parliament House Gardens and a special 800th anniversary walk to celebrate the legacy of Magna Carta. Check the website for dates and times of each walk. Bookings essential but free of charge.

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Email: nce@natcap.gov.au
Website: www.nationalcapital.gov.au
Phone: 61262722902

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ACT Car Rentals

3/61 Dundas Court East, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2606

ACT Car Rentals is a friendly, experienced car rental company who cater for all types of client and budget. Choose from new or well-maintained used vehicles. Many of their customers have been renting vehicles from them for over 25 years. Customers include businesses, embassies and private individuals, so you know they can help travellers to the ACT.

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Email: admin@act-car-rentals.com.au
Website: www.act-car-rentals.com.au
Phone: 61262827272
Mobile: 61414262926

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Anglers Reach Caravan Park Boat Hire

Penninusla Road, Snowy River Area,
Adaminaby, New South Wales 2629

Boat hire is available at Anglers Reach Caravan Park and close to the shore of Lake Eucumbene. The 14 foot aluminium runabouts are powered by reliable eight horsepower outboard motors and can seat up to six people. All your requirements, including fuel, lubricants and other outboard accessories are available from the tackle shop and service area.

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Website: www.anglersreach.com
Phone: 61264542223

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Value Rentacar Canberra

Cnr Canberra Ave and National Cct, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603

Value Rentacar Canberra is a family owned car rental business. They offer good value rentals for the budget conscious. Value Rentacar has operated for 20 years from the one address not far from Parliament House and Manuka. All their cars are automatics with air conditioning. They range in size from the two door Toyota Yaris to the family size Toyota Camry. You can book online or by using the toll free number. Pickups may be arranged at their office, the airport, railway or the Jolimont Interstate Bus Terminal. When it's your money book with Value Rentacar Canberra.

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Email: canberra@u-drive.com.au
Website: www.valuerentacar.com.au
Phone: 61262956155
Mobile: 61417683891

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Canberra Yacht Club Boat Hire

Mariner Place, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600

Go sailing on Lake Burley Griffin. The Canberra Yacht Club Boat Hire has Canberra's largest range of sailing vessels for public hire, from trailer sailers, to family dinghies. Enjoy a picnic sail on the beautiful waterway of Lake Burley Griffin, a family pleasure sail or hire a boat to join the club racing fun. Racing is usually on Wednesday evenings or Sunday afternoon, visitors are very welcome. Life jackets are provided free of charge. Self hire or crewed hire services available. For detailed information on self hire or crewed sailboat hire and opening hours please call or visit the website.

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Email: admin@canberrayachtclub.com.au
Website: www.canberrayachtclub.com.au
Phone: 61262734777

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Lake Burley Griffin Boat Hire

Acton Ferry Terminal, Barrine Drive, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Paddle or laze about on the water. Choose from paddle boats, kayaks, two and three person canoes, and single and double surf skis. Capture the atmosphere of Canberra on the lake. Enjoy a light lunch sitting on the jetty overlooking the Lake. Get a a cappuccino or soft drink from their kiosk. Open seven days a week September until May. Weekdays 9.30am – 5.30pm. Weekends, public holidays and school holidays 8.30am – 7pm.

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Website: www.actboathire.com/
Phone: 61262496861
Mobile: 61417623169

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Mr Spoke's Bike Hire

Barrine Drive , Acton Park, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Hiring a bike is a great way to experience the sights and atmosphere of the national capital. Mr Spoke's Bike Hire is on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, only minutes from the city and many hotels. Get advice on the route that best suits. Choose anything from the magnificent one hour loop past many of Canberra's cultural attractions, to the beautiful 23km bush capital loop through grassland and eucalypts. Choose from bikes for children and adults, pedal cars, tandems, baby seats, tag-a-longs and trailers. Helmets and locks are included. Grab a coffee or some award-winning gelato after your ride.

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Website: www.mrspokes.com.au
Phone: 61262571188

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Capital Bicycle Hire

Various locations, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Canberra is Australia's Mountain Biking (MTB) Mecca. Capital Bicycle Hire is Canberra's high performance MTB specialist. Whether you are cruising the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, exploring forgotten fire trails, or challenging yourself at Mount Stromlo Mountain Bike Park, Capital Bicycle Hire offer quality mountain bikes for hire. They also offer a wide range of unique MTB experiences, including customised guided tours for all levels. Bookings essential. Free delivery within ACT to your chosen location.

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Email: info@capitalbicyclehire.com.au
Website: www.capitalbicyclehire.com.au
Phone: 61262595335
Mobile: 61412346966

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Royale Limousines

Limousine Desk, Casino Canberra, 21 Binara Street, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Royale Limousines is Australia's leading provider of luxury car hire for: - airport and casino Transfers - executive and business travel - leisure hire - including scenic tours and concerts/sporting events - special occasions - including birthday/anniversary, weddings, hens/bucks night and school formals. Royale Limousines is committed to delivering a quality service. Their professional chauffeurs go that extra mile to ensure your journey is smooth and efficient. View their fleet of latest model luxury vehicles on their website. With offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Gold Coast, Royale Limousines can service your national transport requirements.

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Email: roseb@royalelimousines.com.au
Website: www.royalelimousines.com.au

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Murrays Coaches, Buses and Limousines - Charter, Hire, Tours and Transfers

Jolimont Centre, 65-67 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Murrays Coaches, Buses and Limousines have the resources and the expertise to cater for all your land transport needs. They provide the following services: charter and hire services, tour planning, program scheduling and transfer services, hospitality meet and greet services. Bookings are monitored and quality controlled 24hrs a day, 7 days a week by skilled logistics personnel through their network of state-of-the-art control centres.

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Email: enquiries@murrays.com.au
Website: www.murrays.com.au
Phone: 61283743100

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Europcar car hire Canberra

1C - 74 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Europcar has branches at the airport and in the city. They provide flexible car hire options at competitive rates. Europcar can help you get the most from your visit to Australia's capital. Their diverse fleet range allows you to choose your adventure; zip through the city in a compact car, experience the luxury and style of a prestige model or transport a large group in a minibus. Contact Europcar today for stress free car hire in Canberra and start exploring!

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Email: info@europcar.com.au
Website: car-rental.europcar.com.au/car-hire-canberra
Phone: 61262845170

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Redspot Car Rentals

Terminal Avenue, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2609

Redspot Car Rentals are fiercely independent and Australian to the bootstraps. Their great alliances mean they can help you with some great rental deals. With a wide variety of new rental vehicles, the convenience of collecting a rental vehicle from inside Canberra airport at great prices, it couldn't be easier to hire a car with Redspot Car Rentals

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Email: info@redspot.com.au
Website: www.redspot.com.au
Phone: 61262489966

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Hertz

32 Mort Street, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2612

Whether you are renting a vehicle for a holiday or business, Hertz has a car rental to suit your budget! Car rentals with affordable and competitive prices are what Hertz is all about. Car rental has been their number one commitment for 90 years. Make them your first choice for all your car hire needs.

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Website: www.hertz.com.au
Phone: 61262574877

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Ranger Guided Walks and Activities at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

RMB 141 Paddy's River Road, via Tharwa, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2620

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve offers an extensive program of guided walks and activities and special school holiday activities throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to see Australian wildlife in this beautiful natural environment. Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is home to a wide range of Australian animals including kangaroos, platypus, potoroos, wallaroos, possums, wombats, echidnas, emus, lyrebirds and many other birds and reptiles. Walks and activities cater for a range of different age groups. Check their website for full details. No charges apply for activities held at the Visitors Centre. Nominal entry fees apply for activities within the reserve.

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Website: www.tidbinbilla.act.gov.au/experience/tours/ranger-guided-activities
Phone: 61262051233

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Quad Save the Queen: A colony-wide roller derby tournament

22 Cowlishaw Street, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2900

Canberra Roller Derby League (CRDL) presents Quad Save The Queen on the Queen's Birthday weekend. This epic event guarantees two tracks and three days of explosive roller derby from twelve teams from across Australia and New Zealand! Knock-out structure means there is no predicting who will conquer all and rise to the throne.

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Email: crdlmedia@gmail.com
Website: canberrarollerderbyleague.com/
Mobile: 61402590144

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Fox Rollercoaster #Enduro State Round 5

Uriarra Road, Act,
Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory 2611

The Fox Rollercoaster #Enduro Series, powered by BH Bikes is popular with cross-country and downhill riders alike, united by their passion for exploring trails, racing exhilarating descents and spending a day out on their bikes together. This event combines neutral uphills with flowy timed descents... all day long! Stromlo is the ideal playground for this type of racing and there will be 3 timed tracks. Combined times count. You will have to ride to the start of the tracks. No shuttles will be provided. All tracks will be marked on the Saturday already for inofficial practice before the Sunday race.

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Email: cycle@rockytrailentertainment.com
Website: www.rockytrailentertainment.com
Phone: 61243533961

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Mt Stromlo Observatory June Public Night

Mt. Stromlo Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to June's public observation night. See the rings of Saturn, the craters of the moon and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. On the night, there will be talks by astronomers from Mt. Stromlo Observatory and observations on several telescopes. In the event of cloudy weather, star gazing will be cancelled but the talks will occur regardless of the weather. Check the weather using the Mt. Stromlo all-sky camera on their website. Warm clothing is recommended.

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Email: outreach@mso.anu.edu.au
Website: rsaa.anu.edu.au/mount-stromlo-all-sky-camera
Phone: 61261256711

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Mt Stromlo Observatory July Public Night

Mt. Stromlo Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to July's public observation night. See the rings of Saturn, the craters of the moon and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. On the night, there will be talks by astronomers from Mt. Stromlo Observatory and observations on several telescopes. In the event of cloudy weather, star gazing will be cancelled but the talks will occur regardless of the weather. Check the weather using the Mt. Stromlo all-sky camera on their website. Warm clothing is recommended.

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Email: outreach@mso.anu.edu.au
Website: rsaa.anu.edu.au/mount-stromlo-all-sky-camera
Phone: 61261256711

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Mt Stromlo Observatory September Public Night

Mt. Stromlo Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to September's public observation night. See the rings of Saturn, the craters of the moon and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. On the night, there will be talks by astronomers from Mt. Stromlo Observatory and observations on several telescopes. In the event of cloudy weather, star gazing will be cancelled but the talks will occur regardless of the weather. Check the weather using the Mt. Stromlo all-sky camera on their website. Warm clothing is recommended.

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Email: outreach@mso.anu.edu.au
Website: rsaa.anu.edu.au/mount-stromlo-all-sky-camera
Phone: 61261256711

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Mt Stromlo Observatory May Public Night

Mt. Stromlo Observatory, via Cotter Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to the May public observation night. See the rings of Saturn, the craters of the moon and beautiful star clusters and nebulae. On the night, there will be talks by astronomers from Mt. Stromlo Observatory and observations on several telescopes. In the event of cloudy weather, star gazing will be cancelled but the talks will occur regardless of the weather. Check the weather using the Mt. Stromlo all-sky camera on their website. Warm clothing is recommended.

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Email: outreach@mso.anu.edu.au
Phone: 61261256711

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December Mt. Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Mt Stromlo Road via Cotter Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra's oldest sites. Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical observations for over 100 years and, prior to the 2003 firestorm, had grown from a small outpost of pioneering astronomers to one of the great observatories of the world. Its history includes designing optical munitions during the Second World War, weathering two devastating bushfires and earning one Nobel Prize. Come along and learn about the history, the science and the future of Mount Stromlo Observatory. Bookings essential.

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Email: outreach@mso.anu.edu.au
Website: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mt-stromlo-observatory-site-tour-tickets-15025953030
Phone: 61261256711

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Mid Year Mt. Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Mt Stromlo Road via Cotter Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra's oldest sites. Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical observations for over 100 years and, prior to the 2003 firestorm, had grown from a small outpost of pioneering astronomers to one of the great observatories of the world. Its history includes designing optical munitions during the Second World War, weathering two devastating bushfires and earning one Nobel Prize. Come along and learn about the history, the science and the future of Mount Stromlo Observatory. Bookings essential.

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Email: outreach@mso.anu.edu.au
Website: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mt-stromlo-observatory-site-tour-tickets-15025953030
Phone: 61261256711

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Spring Mt. Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Mt Stromlo Road via Cotter Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra's oldest sites. Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical observations for over 100 years and, prior to the 2003 firestorm, had grown from a small outpost of pioneering astronomers to one of the great observatories of the world. Its history includes designing optical munitions during the Second World War, weathering two devastating bushfires and earning one Nobel Prize. Come along and learn about the history, the science and the future of Mount Stromlo Observatory. Bookings essential.

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Email: outreach@mso.anu.edu.au
Website: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mt-stromlo-observatory-site-tour-tickets-15025953030
Phone: 61261256711

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Winter Mt. Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Mt Stromlo Road via Cotter Road, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2611

Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra's oldest sites. Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical observations for over 100 years and, prior to the 2003 firestorm, had grown from a small outpost of pioneering astronomers to one of the great observatories of the world. Its history includes designing optical munitions during the Second World War, weathering two devastating bushfires and earning one Nobel Prize. Come along and learn about the history, the science and the future of Mount Stromlo Observatory. Bookings essential.

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Email: outreach@mso.anu.edu.au
Website: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mt-stromlo-observatory-site-tour-tickets-15025953030
Phone: 61261256711

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Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band

92-96 Corinna Street, Canberra,
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2606

Lah-Lah is Australia's premier band for children and their families; a band like no other! The stars of ABC4Kids and CBeebies will have the whole family up singing and dancing! Lah-Lah introduces children and their families to the wonderful world of music and musical instruments. Meet Mister Saxophone, Squeezy Sneezy the piano accordion, Tom Tom on drums, Buzz the Band Leader, Lola the Dancing Double Bass and the ever loveable Lah-Lah! Bookings via Ticketek.

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Website: premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=LAHLAH15

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Chifley Alice Springs Resort

34 Stott Terrace, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Chifley Alice Springs Resort combines efficient and friendly outback service with modern, comfortable facilities. Low rise architecture and lush native landscaping contribute to the relaxed atmosphere of this award-winning resort, situated amongst magnificent river red gums on the banks of the famous Todd River. The hotel is only a 5-10-minute walk from Alice Springs cultural, shopping and business centres. Relax in the stylish surroundings and experience sumptuous full buffet breakfast, a la carte lunches, and contemporary cuisine dinners at the Barra on Todd Restaurant. Located adjacent to the restaurant, the Barra Bar offers a fine selection of beers, wine and cocktails. Alice Springs is home to some of Australia's best indigenous galleries and museums. Visit the Albert Namatjira Gallery, peek into the traditions of the Arrernte people at the Strehlow Centre and browse contemporary Aboriginal art along pedestrian-only Todd Mall. Take a four-wheel drive adventure to the East MacDonnell Ranges or Alice Springs Desert Park. Take a scenic flight over rugged mountain ranges or sail over the spinifex plains in a hot air balloon.

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Email: alicesprings@chifleyhotels.com
Website: www.chifleyhotels.com.au/alice-springs/chifley-alice-springs-resort/
Phone: 61889514545

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Kings Canyon Resort

Luritja Road, Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park, Watarrka (Kings Canyon) Area,
Kings Canyon, Northern Territory 0872

Kings Canyon Resort is located between Alice Springs and Uluru/Ayers Rock, seven kilometres from Watarrka National Park, home of the magical sandstone formation of Kings Canyon. A perfect base for exploring the surrounding natural wonders, the resort offers accommodation ranging from deluxe hotel rooms to budget backpacker-style lodge rooms as well as caravan and camping facilities. Dine at the resort's Desert Oaks Bistro or, during peak season, get a taste for the outback with contemporary barbecue fare and live entertainment at the Outback Bar &; Grill. Enjoy a tipple at the lively Thirsty Dingo Bar or make your way to the Sunset Viewing Platform for Twilight Sunset Drinks - don't forget your camera! Pass through the eerie formations of weathered rock known as The Lost City on a hiking tour. Experience the rim walk by climbing to the top of Kings Canyon to view the spectacular sunrise or sunset. Take a guided tour of Kings Creek Station on your own four-wheel quad bike or see the magnificent sunrise or sunset on a camel safari. Appreciate the true beauty and grandeur of Kings Canyon on a scenic helicopter flight.

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Email: travel@dncinc.com
Website: www.kingscanyonresort.com.au
Phone: 61394267550

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Molliejay Bed and Breakfast

2 McKay Street, Old Eastside, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Molliejay Bed and Breakfast is set in Old Eastside in Alice Springs. This free standing rammed-earth accommodation, situated behind the main house, will give you all the comforts of home while away from home. It is a short walk to the centre of town for shops and restaurants, whilst nearby are walking trails and tourist attractions. Continental breakfast is included during your stay, there is a self-contained kitchenette and double French doors open onto a paved outdoor area where you can prepare a barbecue while enjoying the view of the MacDonnell Ranges, the surrounding gardens and saltwater swimming pool.

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Email: molliejay@hotmail.com
Website: www.molliejay.com.au
Phone: 61889524795

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Cavenagh Lodge Bed and Breakfast

4 Cavenagh Crescent, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

The Cavenagh Lodge Bed and Breakfast is superbly located high on a hill overlooking the township of Alice Springs, in Central Australia and is only a five minute drive from the town centre. This secluded bed and breakfast offers four spacious bedrooms, a large well-equipped kitchen and a swimming pool. The shaded barbecue area provides a great place to relax over a meal or a refreshing drink, as you take in the stunning sunset views. The lodge backs onto the Old Telegraph Station Conservation Reserve, and occasionally kangaroos come to the property for water. With cable television offering 25 channels, videos, air hockey, basketball, darts and books, the lodge is perfect for travelling families and groups. To ensure privacy, a hot and cold larder is provided enabling you to cook breakfast at your leisure. With complementary transfers available, and family and group discounts.

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Email: ssharris@ozemail.com.au
Website: www.cavenaghlodge.com.au
Phone: 61889522257
Mobile: 61414287599

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Curtin Springs Wayside Inn

Lasseter Highway, Uluru-Kata Tjuta Area,
Yulara, Northern Territory 0872

Curtin Springs has been home to the Severin family since 1956, when Peter Severin arrived with his young wife Dawn, their toddler son Ashley and 1,500 head of cattle. Curtin Springs stands as a testimony to the commitment of Peter and Ashley Severin to both the pastoral and tourism industries. At Curtin Springs we balance beef production with being a million acre wildlife corridor, and offer many ways for visitors to connect with the spectacular landscape. We invite you to take a 'peek behind the curtain' to explore the wonders of our home. Located just 100km east of Ayers Rock, Curtin Springs (the first Wayside Inn in Central Australia) offers a perfect base from which to visit the Ayers Rock and Kings Canyon areas. Or stay a while longer and 'peel back the layers' by including our experiences, tours and hospitality in your travel plans. Curtin Springs Wayside Inn - Providing a Service for Travellers - stop and meet a local. Curtin Springs Paper - Handmade paper from our native grasses. Curtin Springs Walks - Private guided walks.

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Email: enquiries@curtinsprings.com
Website: www.curtinsprings.com
Phone: 61889562906

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Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B

971 Ilparpa Road, White Gums, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Glamping in Alice Springs! Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B offers a spectacular view of the Australian outback. Only 15km from the CBD of Alice Springs. Situated close to the iconic Larapinta Trail and the Claypans, and just a short bike ride away from Simpson's Gap, Squeakywindmill is the ideal place to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Central Australia. Enjoy the special scenery and wildlife of Central Australia in a Boutique Tent accommodation, with BBQ, kitchenette, ensuite,deck and campfire. Luxuriously appointed Queen size or Single bed configuration. Imagine yourself enjoying the spectacular views from the front of your luxury tent while enjoying the sunset with platter of locally sourced goodies included with B&B. Optional extra ($80) delicious Dinner Hamper on request for your own BBQ.

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Email: michelle@squeakywindmill.com
Website: www.squeakywindmill.com
Mobile: 61414885034

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Vatu Sanctuary

18 Knuckey Avenue, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Vatu Sanctuary offers executive style, fully furnished self-catering accommodation. All apartments have access to the lagoon style outdoor pool, free Wifi and off-street parking. The property is about 16 km from the Alice Springs Airport and 3 km from the Alice Springs Town Council in the heart of town. You have a choice of 4 apartments ranging from studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms. The whole property is also available for private bookings. Between them, there are 4 bathrooms and 7 bedrooms providing 1 king bed, 5 queen beds and 2 king singles. Currently there are 3 sofa beds. The maximum it can sleep are 14 persons (plus 3 persons for the sofa beds with one person in each or 6 children with 2 children per sofa bed). All apartments have air conditioning and seating areas. They have a full kitchen with microwave, fridge and laundry facilities. Some have dishwasher. Each apartment has shower and toilet facilities.

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Email: info@vatusanctuary.com.au
Website: www.vatusanctuary.com.au
Mobile: 61417274431

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Gap View Hotel

123 Gap Road, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

The gap View is a busy Hotel overlooking the gate way to Alice Springs from the south Heavitree gap. The hotel was built in the 1980's and has seen many faces over the years including a medieval and a "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" theme. More recently, renovations to the Hotel have seen it transformed into a modern, multi-purpose venue including bars, a restaurant, drive through bottle shop and camp ground. Winner of the AHA NT Awards for Excellence - Best Regional Hotel fro 2014 and 2015.

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Email: kpearson@gapviewhotel.com.au
Website: www.gapviewhotel.com.au/
Phone: 61889526578

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Diplomat Alice Springs

Corner Hartley Street and Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Located right in the heart of Alice Springs, the Diplomat Alice Springs offers an ideal base from which to explore Alice Springs and the outback. The hotel is within walking distance to shops, restaurants and many of Alice Springs' attractions. The pool provides a refreshing place to relax at the end of the day.

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Email: reservations@diplomatmotel.com.au
Website: www.diplomatmotel.com.au
Phone: 61889528977

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Haven Backpacker Resort

3 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Haven Backpacker Resort is stylish, funky, with super clean rooms and facilities and offering complimentary breakfast to all guests (tea, coffee & toast). Located only a five minute walk from town you'll have easy access to the cafes, shops and nightlife. There is a shuttle available from the Airport, $13.00 one way or $16.00 return. The property features an ultra-modern kitchen and a television room with 42 inch plasma flat screens. There are common areas, an amazing outdoor barbecue and kitchen area, swimming pool, laundry, high speed 24 hour wireless internet and free luggage storage. Visit the Haven Backpacker Resort and you will experience one of the most friendly welcomes and backpacker stays possible.

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Email: info@alicehaven.com.au
Website: www.alicehaven.com.au
Phone: 61889524663

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Quest Alice Springs

9 to 10 South Terrace, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Set on the banks of the Todd River with views of the MacDonnell Ranges, Quest Alice Springs offers a range of stylish and comfortable apartment accommodation. Located within close proximity to the Central Business District, Alice Springs Convention Centre and Lasseter's Casino, Quest Alice Springs accommodation offers superbly appointed serviced apartments with separate spacious living and dining areas including fully equipped kitchens and private laundry facilities. Studio rooms are open plan with kitchenettes and access to the on-site guest laundry. If you would like to cook for yourself, and don't have time to do your shopping, Quest's pantry shopping service offers a comprehensive and convenient alternative. Pop in for breakfast or lunch at Kwerralye Cafe next door or dine at one of the many great restaurants nearby. Quest Alice Springs is within walking distance to the central business district, offers onsite car parking, key card security access to all areas plus an alfresco barbecue area and swimming pool. Stroll down Todd Mall for local shopping, or pack the car for a day trip to the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges.

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Email: questalicesprings@questapartments.com.au
Website: www.questalicesprings.com.au
Phone: 61889590000

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Alice Lodge Backpackers

4 Mueller Street, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Alice Lodge Backpackers offerings home-style comfort in the Red Centre and is close to the Alice Springs Town centre. Other facilities include a fully equipped kitchen and barbecue area, a large lawn with shady trees, a tour desk for the best Central Australia tour deals, a sparkling pool, quiet areas, free breakfast and full laundry. All tour companies pick-up at the front door and your luggage is stored while you tour. A free pick-up service from the airport, bus and train station is available. The hostel is only five minutes walk from the Todd Mall and three minutes walk to a supermarket, liquor store and food outlets. Alice Lodge Backpackers friendly staff will help you enjoy your Red Centre adventure.

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Email: info@alicelodge.com.au
Website: www.alicelodge.com.au
Phone: 61889531975

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Alice Motor Inn

25 Undoolya Road, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

This small boutique motel is ideally situated on the quiet side of Alice Springs, just a 10 minute walk from the town centre. Guests at the Alice Motor Inn can relax around the sparkling swimming pool in the beautiful gardens and enjoy the warm hospitality that Alice Springs has to offer. If arriving by air or The Ghan, a public shuttle service is available for your convenience.

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Email: info@alicemotorinn.com.au
Website: www.alicemotorinn.com.au
Phone: 61889522322

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Alice Springs YHA

Corner of Parsons Street and Leichhardt Terrace, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Alice Springs YHA offers a unique travelling experience with friendly outback appeal. Located in the centre of town, close to shops, cafes and pubs, it is built within the walls of a heritage listed outdoor movie theatre. At night you can sit out under the stars in the courtyard area where the original screen is. The hostel is fully air-conditioned, has a self catering kitchen, free wifi hotspot for guests and swimming pool. A full range of discount backpacker tours and travel packages are available from the tour desk.

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Email: alicesprings@yha.com.au
Website: www.yha.com.au/Hostels/NT/Central-Australia/Alice-Springs-Backpackers-Hostel/?searchterm=alice%20springs
Phone: 61889528855

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Aurora Alice Springs

11 Leichhardt Terrace, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Aurora Alice Springs is the place to stay for that true Australian outback holiday experience and is centrally located in Alice Springs. The 2012 Award Winning Aurora Alice Springs Hotel with the refurbished reception, courtyard and pool area, and the only accommodation with the Todd Mall on one side and the banks of the famous Todd River on the other, Aurora Alice Springs offers an ideal base for exploring the Alice Springs region. Incorporating the award-winning Australian contemporary and native cuisine of the Red Ochre Grill cafe restaurant, you can dine surrounded by one of the finest collections of Central Australian panoramic photography by Ken Duncan, or enjoy room service between limited hours.

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Email: asp@aas.auroraresorts.com.au
Website: www.auroraresorts.com.au/en-us/accommodation/auroraalicesprings.aspx
Phone: 61889506666

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Ayers Rock Campground

Ayers Rock Resort Campground, Yulara Drive, Uluru-Kata Tjuta Area,
Yulara, Northern Territory 0872

Whether you're backpacking, caravanning or camping, Ayers Rock Campground has accommodation to suit your needs. Pitch your tent on spacious grounds under the shade of native desert oaks. With tent sites, powered sites and air-conditioned cabins to choose from, Ayers Rock Campground offers a range of services and facilities to make the great outdoors truly enjoyable. Located within the Ayers Rock Resort complex the campground is an ideal base from which to experience the beauty of the living cultural landscape in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. A well-equipped campground with modern amenities - perfectly suited to families, independent travellers and groups.

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Email: campground@ayersrockresort.com.au
Website: www.ayersrockresort.com.au/arrcamp/
Phone: 61889577001

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Best Western Elkira Resort Motel

65 Bath Street, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Providing true outback hospitality, Best Western Elkira Resort Motel is centrally located in the central business district of Alice Springs. The property conveys a relaxed atmosphere with well established garden surrounds, so after a day of travelling, why not take an invigorating dip in the pool or chill out in the outdoor picnic area or cook up a sizzling barbecue. There’s also a licensed restaurant with great food and you can relax and enjoy this region’s magnificent sunsets from the terrace balcony. All rooms are airconditioned and travellers can choose from a range of differing styles.

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Email: elkira@bestwestern.com.au
Website: elkira.bestwestern.com.au/
Phone: 61889521222

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Desert Palms Alice Springs

74 Barrett Drive, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

An oasis in the outback, the Desert Palms is a 3.5 star outback property offering individual studio villa accommodation, set around a crystal clear free-form pool with island, waterfall and surrounded by tropical gardens. All villas are air-conditioned and include bougainvillea-covered verandas, private en suites and kitchenette facilities. The hotel offers outstanding value for the visitor wanting comfort at an affordable price. They're located in the main accommodation centre of Alice Springs on the banks of the Todd River, close to town, Lasseter's Casino - Alice Springs entertainment hot spot, the Convention Centre and the Alice Springs Golf Club is our backyard. Some of the best restaurants in Alice Springs are within meters of the Desert Palms. They offer a small kiosk/shop on-site where food items and liquor can be purchased, a guest laundry, BBQ area, secure gated off street parking directly outside each villa and FREE Wifi. Desert Palms offers a calm, peaceful environment, which creates a sense of relief for the weary traveller. After a hectic day of travelling take pleasure in watching the world go by on the privacy of your own private balcony surrounded by palm trees while watching the spectacular sunsets over the MacDonald Ranges.

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Email: desertpalms@desertpalms.com.au
Website: www.desertpalms.com.au
Phone: 61889525977

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G'day Mate Tourist Park

23 Palm Circuit, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

G’day Mate Tourist Park is a quiet place to relax after a day spent discovering Central Australia. There are large shady grassed sites, fully sealed roads, airconditioned cabins, spotless amenities and a swimming pool. G'day Mate Tourist Park is an excellent choice, with all your needs for a memorable stay in Alice Springs.

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Email: gdaymatetouristpark@bigpond.com
Website: www.gdaymatetouristpark.com.au
Phone: 61889529589

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Glen Helen Homestead Lodge

Namatjira Drive, via, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Situated at the western end of the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges, Glen Helen Resort is the climax to an adventurous and colourful drive approximately one hour from Alice Springs. Glen Helen Resort is surrounded by natural beauty within easy day trip distance from Palm Valley, Hermannsburg, Ormiston Gorge, Redbank Gorge and Mt Sonder. Indulge in a cold beer while relaxing at sunset on the back veranda of the restored station homestead, then treat yourself to an excellent meal in the Namatjira Gallery Restaurant. Join an extended tour to some of the region's most picturesque locations. Drive to Ormiston Gorge and nearby points of interest such as the amazing mound springs, artist Henk Guth's grave facing Mt Sonder and sunset from the lookout. Enjoy a refreshing dip at Glen Helen Gorge, go on a hike through the ranges, or raft up Redbank Gorge. Take a drive along the Finke River or get a bird's eye view of the amazing natural landscape on a scenic flight. See local wildlife including many bird species, rock wallabies, dingoes and lizards.

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Email: res@glenhelen.com.au
Website: www.glenhelen.com.au
Phone: 61889567489

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Heavitree Gap Outback Lodge

Palm Circuit, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Heavitree Gap Outback Lodge is situated on the southern entrance to Alice Springs. Snuggled into the base of the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges, Heavitree Gap Outback Lodge offers a truly unique Australian outback accommodation experience. Enjoy views of the spectacular ranges from the comfort of this welcoming and relaxing hotel. Located minutes from Alice Springs' heart makes this an ideal stay to explore both the town and surrounding outback such as the spectacular MacDonnell Ranges, Standley Chasm and Simpson's Gap. On site is the Heavitree Gap Tavern, where you can enjoy wonderful food and entertainment Every evening a colony of black-footed rock wallabies can be fed at the lodge - a popular activity for guests of all ages. Visit Adelaide House Museum dedicated to pioneering days of Alice Springs and is home to memorabilia and photos from this time. Holding some of the most interesting cultural and historical experiences in Alice Springs with seven registered Aboriginal sacred sites and trees of significance, the cultural precinct is an essential part of a holiday in Alice Springs. Or for an outback adventure, trek to Alice Springs Desert Park and native flora and fauna and spectacular natural landscape.

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Email: res@htgol.auroraresorts.com.au
Website: www.auroraresorts.com.au/en-us/accommodation/heavitreegapoutbacklodgealicesprings.aspx
Phone: 61889504444

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Ibis Styles - Alice Springs

10 Gap Road, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

The Ibis Styles Alice Springs Oasis is the perfect choice for accommodation in Alice Springs and is located just a few minutes walk from the town centre. Ibis Styles Alice Springs Oasis offers 102 rooms, two swimming pools, a spa, sauna, and barbecue area, all set amongst lush tropical palmed gardens. The award-winning Ibis Styles Brasserie Restaurant is open daily for breakfast and dinner and specialises in contemporary Australian and regional fare, ranging from a traditional Aussie burger to camel and kangaroo stew. Bar Oasis is open daily from noon for light lunch, an afternoon coffee or sunset drinks with friends. Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service, the first aerial medical organisation of its kind in the world. See the historic Telegraph Station or journey further back in time to the Albert Namatjira Gallery and browse the Aboriginal art works that depict the land's creation. Discover the secrets of the Central Australian deserts at the Alice Springs Desert Park. Witness rare species of plants and animals at the nearby MacDonnell Ranges and trek through the craggy ridges and gorges.

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Email: h3113-re01@accor.com
Website: www.all-seasons-hotels.com/gb/hotel-3113-all-seasons-alice-springs-oasis/index.shtml
Phone: 61889521444

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Kathy's Place Bed and Breakfast

4 Cassia Court, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Kathy's Place is located in a quiet residential area, is a spacious family home containing two guest room. Singles, couples and families are all welcome, with prices to match. The home is air cooled in summer and combustion wood heated in winter, with feather down doonas for both summer and winter. Amenities include a swimming pool, outdoor setting and lawn area, barbecue facilities, laundry, fridge, tea and coffee and wireless, exchange library and courtesy arrival pick-up from airport, bus or train stations available on request. Chat with long standing locals for information on attractions in the Alice area and tours, which can be organised and confirmed.

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Email: kathy@kathysplace.com.au
Website: www.kathysplace.com.au
Phone: 61889529791
Mobile: 61407529791

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Lasseters Hotel

93 Barrett Drive, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Lasseters Hotel is a 4.5 star property with 205 spacious rooms and suites located at the foot of the majestic MacDonnell Ranges. All rooms and suites have a private balcony or courtyard showcasing great views of the stunning MacDonnell Ranges, pool, golf course or Todd River. Guests can also enjoy free WiFi property-wide, a fully operational business centre, concierge cervices, a heated resort pool and spa pool, Sauna, 24-hour health and fitness facility with state-of-the-art equipment and complimentary use of mountain bikes to explore Alice Springs. Lasseters is the centre of entertainment in Alice Springs with two bars, three restaurants including Juicy Rump bar and grill, Tali featuring contemporary Australian cuisine with a hint of the Outback, and Tempo an exclusive tapas and wine bar, as well as an international standard casino and adjoins the Alice Springs Convention Centre. Explore the magical Red Centre with ease by booking one of many tours from the hotel reception. Use one of the complimentary bikes to see the sights or simply enjoy the weather relaxing by the resort style pool. There's plenty of entertainment to keep you busy at night with a host of events on offer all year round.

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Email: reservations.lhc@lasseters.com.au
Website: www.lasseters.com.au
Phone: 61889507777

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Longitude 131

Yulara Drive, Uluru-Kata Tjuta Area,
Yulara, Northern Territory 0872

Longitude 131° offers immersion in the Australian outback, a true sense of stillness and beauty in this desert landscape, rich in cultural heritage and history. Explore the World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta and discover some of the ancient creation stories of the Anangu, the land's traditional custodians. Spend time exploring the diverse flora and fauna of the desert and come face to face with this irresistible land. In the spirit of the original pioneers, stay in canopied pavilions that seem to float over the rust-red dunes. Luxuriously contemporised, today's explorers are cosseted from the elements in surrounds that favour refined comfort over ostentation. Classic furnishings meld with indigenous textures to evoke a sanctuary of earthy elegance. A private glass wall yields unparalleled views of Uluru. Exceptional cuisine celebrates a fusion of modern and local flavours. Enjoy an outback sundowner in the Dune House bar and dine under a glittering canopy of stars at Table 131°. Quieten to the night sounds of the desert and be mesmerised by the movement and songs of an ancient culture by firelight. Timeless and enriching, Longitude 131° promises a transcendent connection with this spirited land.

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Email: reserve@baillielodges.com.au
Website: www.longitude131.com.au
Phone: 61299184355

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Stuart Caravan and Cabin Tourist Park

Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Stuart Caravan and Cabin Park is conveniently located in the town of Alice Springs, directly opposite the Alice Springs Cultural Precinct. The centre of Alice Springs is within close proximity to the park, which offers two bedroom deluxe to budget cabin accommodation, spacious van sites, modern amenities, pool, playground and more. The park is family owned and run and take pride in being friendly and helpful.

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Email: info@stuartcaravanpark.com.au
Website: www.stuartcaravanpark.com.au
Phone: 61889522547

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Toddy's Backpackers and Budget Accommodation

39 to 41 Gap Road, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Winner of the 2011 Golden Backpack Award for 'Best Backpacker Hostel NT' and featuring two pools, a bar and restaurant with beer garden. Toddy's Backpackers is centrally located within Alice Springs providing guests with access to the Alice Springs Reptile Centre, Royal Flying Doctors and a number of retail stores and supermarkets. Toddy's Backpackers offer a range of share dorms, hotel rooms, family/group rooms and self contained units, providing reasonably priced accommodation for the budget-conscious traveller. The air-conditioned bar and restaurant has a variety of drinks and offers an amazing selection of evening meals catering to all tastes and budgets. Try the kangaroo or camel steaks or opt for one of the AUD5.00 or AUD10.00 specials, while catching up with new and old friends in the beer garden. Toddy's offers a free arrivals pick-up from most planes, trains and buses, so let them know your arrival details when you book. They can also arrange shuttle transfers for airport (AUD12.00) and train (AUD5.00) departures, bookings required. Enjoy their complimentary light breakfast of toast, spreads, tea and coffee - just enough to get you going before starting your tour, available from 5.30am to 8.30am daily.

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Email: toddys@toddys.com.au
Website: www.toddys.com.au
Phone: 61889521322

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Wintersun Cabin and Caravan Park

1 North Stuart Highway, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Wintersun Cabin and Caravan Park is located two kilometres north of the city centre, offering easy access to the landmarks and attractions of Alice Springs. Pitch your tent or park the caravan on one of their neat and tidy grassy sites, with ample shady trees or stay in one of their modern cabins. A convenient shopping area is located only 400 metres away.

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Email: wintersun@wintersun.com.au
Website: www.wintersun.com.au
Phone: 61889524080

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Desert Gardens Hotel

Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara Drive, Uluru-Kata Tjuta Area,
Yulara, Northern Territory 0872

Set amongst magnificent ghost gums and flowering native shrubs, Desert Gardens Hotel at Ayers Rock Resort is a short drive from Ayers Rock Airport and is centrally located to all resort and touring facilities. The hotel offers a range of accommodation options from shaded poolside rooms to deluxe rooms with stunning views of Uluru. Relax in the comfort of your own private balcony or courtyard, or unwind in the hotel's pool, sip cocktails from the Bunya Bar after a long day of exploring the spectacular landscape. Dine at Arnguli Grill Restaurant and savour an a la carte flame grilled menu. Wander in to the main shopping area of the resort for more dining options. Take a short stroll to one of the resort's numerous lookouts where you can view what is arguably Australia's best sunset, with the spectacular play of colours across the face of Uluru and the surrounding desert. Join a guided tour to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and learn about the ancient culture of the Anangu people, who have lived on the land for thousands of years. Ride a camel across the desert dunes, hop on a Harley or embark on a base walk of Uluru.

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Email: travel@voyages.com.au
Website: www.ayersrockresort.com.au/desert/
Phone: 61282968010

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DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs

82 Barrett Drive, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Experience eco-friendly luxury and enjoy stunning views of the majestic MacDonnell Mountain Ranges when you stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs. Conveniently located just off Stuart Highway, the hotel is only 15 minutes' drive from Alice Springs Airport. Enjoy easy access to many businesses, government offices and attractions such as Simpsons Gap, Desert Park and Anzac Hill. Ideal for both corporate and leisure guests, this Alice Springs hotel offers fantastic business and recreational facilities and friendly service from their dedicated staff. They will even welcome you with a signature, warm DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie when you check-in. Their spacious guest rooms and suites offer mountain views, generous work surfaces, luxurious bedding and high-speed internet access. Work out in the 24-hour fitness centre, improve your serve on their two tennis courts, swim in the heated outdoor pool or play a round on the 18-hole golf course located just next door. Unwind in their inviting Lobby Bar, enjoy lunch in Springs, their casual, Australian bistro-style restaurant or savour the highest quality, fine-dining experience in the area, in Hanuman. Hold an event with 558 sq.m. of meeting space, including a divisible grand ballroom, the latest A/V equipment and a business centre.

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Website: alicesprings.doubletree.com
Phone: 61889508000

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Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge

Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara Drive, Uluru-Kata Tjuta Area,
Yulara, Northern Territory 0872

Offering traditional Australian outback hospitality, Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge at Ayers Rock Resort offers a range of budget accommodation options, from comfortable, affordable hotel rooms through to hostel-style dormitories and a camping ground. Combined with all the luxuries of the surrounding hotels within the resort, Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge is ideal for families and backpackers. Taste Australia's pioneering past, as you enjoy a beer at the do-it-yourself outback barbecue. Swap stories of your day's adventures, or sing along with the nightly entertainment. Alternatively, opt for the peace and quiet of the Bough House Restaurant over a la carte dining accompanied by a dessert buffet. Join a guided tour to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, home to Uluru/Ayers Rock and Kata Tjuta/The Olgas and witness magnificent sunsets and sunrise over the Central Australian desert from lookout points throughout the park. Walk the base of Uluru and discover once inhabited caves of the Anangu people, covered in ancient rock paintings. Ride a camel through the native bushland or take a scenic flight over the spectacular landscape.

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Email: travel@voyages.com.au
Website: www.ayersrockresort.com.au/outback/
Phone: 61282968010

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Sails in the Desert

Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara Drive, Uluru-Kata Tjuta Area,
Yulara, Northern Territory 0872

In Australia's Red Centre, the five star Sails in the Desert hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a decidedly luxurious outback holiday experience. Against a canvas of neutral tones and textures, the mystery, colour and wisdom of the local Anangu people is interwoven into every facet of Sails in the Desert's modern design. Discover the passion behind Aboriginal art at Sails in the Desert's Mulgara Gallery. Then be lulled into complete relaxation by one of the Red Ochre Spa's package treatments. Sails in the Desert hotel features an expansive gumtree lined heated swimming pool and a diversity of modern dining, bar and lounge options. Awaken taste buds with Mayu's signature dining experience, relax and feast in the brasserie-style Ilkari Restaurant or let time tick by enjoying cocktails, music and culinary temptations in the Walpa Lobby Bar.

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Email: travel@voyages.com.au
Website: www.ayersrockresort.com.au/sails/
Phone: 61282968010

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A Good Rest B and B

51 Dixon Road, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Whether its business, pleasure or time to unwind, A Good Rest B&B offers a spacious retreat balancing 4.5 star executive finishing's with tropical surrounds. For quality bed and breakfast accommodation in Alice Springs, choose A Good Rest B&B. We have a fully self-contained private villa set in a quite beautiful garden with pool and spa to enjoy and relax; and the alfresco area is available to our guests to sit, enjoy with a glass of wine. We also have two queen bedrooms available in the main house where we cater for all our guests and make them feel at home. Includes a hardy breakfast at the start of the day before continuing on your journey or to do sightseeing around Alice itself. We cater for all dietary requirements and evening meals can be arranged on request at a small cost. Free Wi-Fi Off street parking and own private entrance We are liquor licensed and pet friendly. Complimentary washing facilities and luggage storage available while on tour. We can assist with airport transfers and tours. A beautiful area for Garden Weddings Close to tourist attractions - School of the Air and The Telegraph Station to start the Larapinta Trail

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Email: reservations@agoodrest.com
Website: www.agoodrest.com.au
Phone: 61889525272
Mobile: 61418652506

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Old Ambalindum Homestead

Arltunga Drive, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Old Ambalindum Station, approximately 135 kilometres north east of Alice Springs, is a working cattle station of well over 3,000 square kilometres. Situated close to the East MacDonnell Ranges, Arltunga Historic Reserve and the Binns Track, Ambalindum Station is one of the original cattle stations in Central Australia. Surrounded by some spectacular scenery, there are interesting bush walks and mountain biking trails passing picturesque waterholes and a large lake. Whilst the four-wheel drive enthusiast can be challenged by literally hundreds of kilometres of graded station access roads and very rugged and rocky tracks.

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Email: bookings@oldambalindumhomestead.com.au
Website: www.oldambalindumhomestead.com.au
Phone: 61889569993

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Kings Canyon Wilderness Lodge

Luritja Road, Watarrka (Kings Canyon) Area,
Kings Canyon, Northern Territory 0872

Enjoy the tranquility of a boutique lodge with "glamping" at its best! Surrounded by towering desert oaks the lodge has ten luxury air conditioned tented cabins with en-suite. In the evening join us on the verandah for drinks and nibbles followed by a three course gourmet meal with an Australian touch under the stars. End your evening with new friends, story telling and star gazing around the campfire. In the morning enjoy a full cooked breakfast before heading off to explore the amazing Kings Canyon and see a diverse range of flora and fauna, many unique to the George Gill Range, the domes of the Lost City and the lush Garden of Eden. Alternatively, arrange an escorted quad bike ride or explore the land on the back of a camel. See the breathtaking landscape from the skies on a helicopter scenic tour. All activities can be organised by the friendly lodge staff.

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Email: kcwl.admin@aptouring.com.au
Website: www.aptouring.com.au/travel-styles/Wilderness-Lodges/Northern-Territory
Phone: 61889558311

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Alice in the Territory

46 Stephens Road, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Alice in the Territory is nestled against the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges. Experience the rugged beauty of the Australian outback while close to shopping and sightseeing. Located two kilometres from Alice Springs town centre, Alice in the Territory hotel is adjacent to the convention centre, casino and one of the world's best desert golf courses. The beautiful landscaped property offers good sized, comfortable accommodation and resort style swimming pool. Sunaraas Gourmet Bistro offers a fusion of east and west combining the tastes of Asia and Indonesia with contemporary Australian cuisine. Boasting local fresh produce and friendly atmosphere, it's a comfortable, relaxing and casual spot for travellers and locals alike. Wander through Aboriginal art galleries in Alice Springs' cultural precinct or take an outback safari to ancient rock art sites. Balloon over the breathtaking Red Centre, scenery climb on the back of a camel for a trek across the desert. Join a guided tour to see the nearby parks and reserves boasting rocky gorges and abundant wildlife.

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Email: res@alicent.com.au
Website: www.alicent.com.au
Phone: 61889526100

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Kings Creek Station

Luritja Road, Watarrka (Kings Canyon) Area,
Kings Canyon, Northern Territory 0872

Situated at the foot of the beautiful George Gill Range, just 36 kilometres from Kings Canyon, Kings Creek Station is a truly unique 2,000 square kilometre slice of the real Australian desert. Set amongst majestic desert oaks, Kings Creek Station is a working cattle/camel station with facilities for camping or stay in safari cabin accommodation, both options designed so you can experience the outback. After a busy day at Kings Canyon, unwind with a bottle of wine and some delicious snacks at the cafe and watch the sunset against the majestic George Gill Ranges. Try one of the famous Kings Creek camel burgers or relax by the pool with an icy cold drink. Stroll to the George Gill lookout for magnificent views of the range, enjoy this genuine cattle and camel station. Join a camel safari or ride a quad bike through magnificent desert oaks, cruise over rolling red sand dunes, weave through thick mulga scrub and golden fields of spinifex. Take a scenic helicopter flight over the vast maze of crags and canyons, rock formations and waterholes.

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Email: res@kingscreekstation.com.au
Website: www.kingscreekstation.com.au
Phone: 61889567474

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BIG4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park

Palm Place, Alice Springs Area,
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870

Discover the Red Centre, with its ancient cultures and breathtaking horizons. The famous MacDonnell Range Holiday Park is situated in the picturesque surroundings of the MacDonnell Ranges, away from the traffic and noise, just south of Alice Springs. Choose accommodation to suit your budget from deluxe villas, ensuite cabins and dorm-style rooms. MacDonnell Range Holiday Park has pedal go karts and jumping pillows, recreation room with pool tables, table tennis and video games, adventure playgrounds, BMX track and half court basketball. Keep the kids entertained whilst you relax by one of the swimming pools and enjoy the desert sunset. Wake up to the park's famous for free pancake breakfasts every Sunday morning, catch the didgeridoo performance on Sunday afternoons and gaze at the brilliant star light night sky. Venture out on a guided tour to the nearby natural attractions, head in to Alice Springs town centre for some shopping or visit one of the many Aboriginal art galleries and cultural centres to get learn about the important indigenous heritage of the region.

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Email: macrange@macrange.com.au
Website: www.macrange.com.au
Phone: 61889526111
Mobile: 61418897029

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