Alice Springs, Northern Territory © Tourism NT
Guide to Alice Springs
Alice Springs is a small town with a big heart. Known as the gateway to the Northern Territory’s ancient outback, your Alice adventure will be sure to leave an imprint of the very best kind.
Nestled in the heart of Australia’s ochre outback and hauntingly beautiful mountain ranges is Alice Springs. Known to the locals as “Alice”, this town embodies the quintessential Australian spirit, from the ancient desert it sits upon to the Aboriginal culture that is woven into the very fabric of life here. In the town itself, you’ll find an impressive array of outback activities from camel rides to sunrise hot air balloons. But escaping to nature isn’t difficult either. With an array of epic day trips accessible at your fingertips, you can float in freshwater swimming holes, explore the awe-inspiring Kings Canyon or marvel at the magnificent monolith, Uluru. There’s no doubt that Alice is the beating heart of Australia’s Red Centre.