Outback Ballooning, Alice Springs, NT © Tourism NT, Jackson Groves

Unexpected Alice Springs: a 4-day itinerary 

Fun fact

The Alice Springs Camel Cup’s inaugural run occurred in 1970, when two feuding mates pitted their camels against each other in a duel beside the Todd River.

Unexpected Alice Springs: a 4-day itinerary 

Parrtjima - A Festival in Light, Alice Springs, NT © Parrtjima/NTMEC

Parrtjima - A Festival in Light, Alice Springs, Northern Territory © Parrtjima/NTMEC

Bike track, West MacDonnell Ranges, NT © Tourism NT/Flow Mountain Bike

Bike track, West MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Flow Mountain Bike

Travel tip

Outback Cycling also offer e-bike tours that take you through Alice Springs and along the undulating hills to Simpsons Gap. E-bikes have an inbuilt electric motor giving you more pedal power for your ride.

West MacDonnell Ranges, NT © Tourism NT/Mel Brautigam

West MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Mel Brautigam

Fun fact

The KFC in Alice Springs is supposed to be so finger-licking good that it’s worthy of a Michelin star. The franchisor campaigned for the coveted star in 2019.

Ballooning over Alice Springs, Alice Springs, NT © Tourism NT/Hannah Millerick

Ballooning over Alice Springs, Alice Springs, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Hannah Millerick

Did you know?

Alice Springs is one of the most artistic cities in the world; it has the most art galleries (per capita) of any town or city in Australia.

For inspiration and more things to do in the Northern Territory, go to northernterritory.com.