Top 20 Experiences in Alice Springs
Ayers Rock Day Trip from Alice Springs Including BBQ Dinner
Experience the wonders of Kata Tjuta & Uluru as part of your Northern Territory adventure. *** For all bookings travelling from 01 April 2024 and onwards, a visit to Kata Tjuta will no longer be included Travel in air-conditioned comfort, hear intriguing stories and learn the secrets of this unique world-renowned destination. We provide meals, beverages and snacks so all you have to do is focus on your incredible surroundings. All activities are considered very safe for all age groups. They do not require a high level of fitness or agility. You’ll enjoy: Watching the sunset at the sacred site of Uluru with a glass of bubbly Uluru: Guided Mala Walk Uluru: Guided Mutitjulu Waterhole Walk Kata Tjuta: Walpa Gorge Walk *** For all bookings travelling from 01 April 2024 and onwards, a visit to Kata Tjuta will no longer be included Aboriginal Cultural Centre Mount Connor Lookout (Alice Springs start only)
Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon Camping Safari from Alice Springs
Want to see the Red Centre's greatest natural attractions in under three days? Easy. Jump on this trip and you'll get to admire Uluru by sunrise and sunset, explore the natural wonders of Kings Canyon – the Lost City, Amphitheatre, Garden of Eden and North and South Walls – and weave through the gigantic boulders and gullies of Kata Tjuta. Experience the heart of the Red Centre with the best guides in the business who know the culture, people and Outback like the back of their hand. Spend you days gaining a deeper understanding into the spiritual importance of Uluru and its surrounds, and your nights camping on Australia’s red earth and dining under the stars.
Early Morning Ballooning in Alice Springs
Float above the outback desert on this exciting hot air balloon adventure! Rise before dawn and watch your balloon inflate in the early rays of daybreak, before boarding your balloon and heading aloft. Drift over this barren landscape and spot wildlife from the air. Enjoy light refreshments including sparkling wine and fruit juice at the landing site. This is a great way to see the Outback.
West MacDonnell Ranges Day Trip from Alice Springs
Experience the magnificent grandeur of the West MacDonnell Ranges on this fascinating one day tour. Marvel at towering fiery red walls set aglow by the desert sun as you drive along the ranges. We tour through these amazing ranges all day and stop at beautiful gorges and waterholes, where we can enjoy a refreshing swim in the warmer months. Don’t forget your camera! Every moment of this memorable one day tour is worth capturing. You’ll visit: Simpsons Gap Standley Chasm Ochre Pits Ormiston Gorge Glen Helen Ellery Creek Bighole Flynn Memorial Optional swim at Ellery Creek Bighole (summer only) All activities are considered very safe for all age groups. They do not require a high level of fitness or agility.
Alice Springs Camel Tour
Our camel ride in Alice Springs is a great experience for all ages and a fun family-friendly activity. We are the only camel ride on offer in Alice Springs. This gentle ride starts from the camel farm at Pyndan Camel Tracks located 20-minutes by road from Alice Springs. Once on the back of your camel, your experienced guide will lead you into White Gums Station following a track along an avenue of Iron Bark and Mulga trees before climbing a slight incline for sweeping views across the MacDonnell Ranges– a great place for a photo on your camel. Along the way, spot wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies and birds. Free transfers from outside your hotel's reception departs 30 minutes prior to tour.
Alice Springs to Ayers Rock (Uluru) One Way Shuttle
Travel by luxury bus on this one way transfer from Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Learn more about the flora and fauna as well as the natural and geological history of this classic Northern Territory desert scenery as you pass outback stations. Take an optional Camel ride (own expense) and stop to take photos of Mount Conner, the third monolith of Central Australia.
3 Day Red Centre Kata Tjuta to Kings Canyon to/from Alice Springs
An incredible way to see a snapshot of some of the best of the Red Centre across three days, this small group adventure showcases the beauty of Uluru, Kings Canyon, Valley of the Winds or Walpa Gorge and Kata Tjuta. Added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987 when the international community recognised its spectacular geological formations, rare plants and animals, and outstanding natural beauty, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an area to behold. Joined by your expert guide you will discover incredible secrets of the Red Centre with commentary, stories and hidden gems that really bring this place to life. We provide two different sleeping arrangements at our exclusive private campsites, with twin safari tents, or you can try out a traditional swag experience. (canvas-covered bedroll) This tour will start and finish in Alice Springs. Please advise flight details at the time of booking.
Palm Valley 4WD Day Tour
Take a journey into another time and another world. This fascinating day includes a peek into the history of Hermannsburg Aboriginal Mission, followed by a 4WD drive through the Finke River bed. Marvel at ancient Palm Trees from a long-ago tropical rain-forest era in Central Australia, and take in majestic desert views as you travel. Explore further afield and discover more of the beautiful hidden gems Central Australia has to offer. You’ll be thrilled to see: Palm Valley The Amphitheatre Finke Gorge National Park Hermannsburg Aboriginal Community Kalaranga Lookout Real offroad 4WD Driving
West MacDonnell Ranges Half day Tour -Small Group
The West MacDonnell Ranges half-day tour is an excellent opportunity to explore the panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges. View spectacular outback scenery and take photos as we travel through magnificent Outback Country, stopping at the many historical locations. Tour attractions include hotel pickup, Anzac Hill, John Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve, Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Honeymoon Gap, and return to your hotel. We provide Alice Springs and its surroundings sightseeing tour services in the Northern Territory. Our tour operations concentrate on a maximum of eleven travelers. It is not only just sightseeing tours, but also you get to know about Alice Springs. Our tour operators know the local geology, history, climate, flora, and fauna of the McDonnell Ranges and Alice Springs. Our tour operations are full of fun, flexible, and affordable services provided for your satisfaction.
Alice Springs Highlights Tour
Learn how the town of Alice Springs has evolved into the central hub of the Australian outback. Visit historical sites and some of the essential services delivered from Alice to the community of this vast region. The traditional custodians of the land are the Arrernte people, who refer to Alice as ‘Mpwante’. Visit Alice Springs Reptile Centre, home to the largest reptile display in Central Australia, where you'll have lots of fun, particularly during the show.
4 Day Red Centre Kings Canyon West MacDonnell from Alice Springs
Four days, exploring four iconic locations (Uluru, Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta and Tjoritja West MacDonnell Ranges) all wrapped up in one tour. This small group adventure encompasses the very best the Red Centre has to offer. There is a very good reason why Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. In 1987, the international community recognized the park's spectacular geological formations, rare plants, and exceptional natural beauty. A few of the highlights include exploring Ormiston Gorge, Ochre Pits and Ellery Creek Big Hole, hiking through the Valley of the Winds or Walpa Gorge, and exploring Mutitjulu Waterhole, Kuniya Piti, and Kantju Gorge. We provide two different sleeping options at our permanent campsites, with twin share safari tents, or you can try out a traditional swag experience. (canvas-covered bedroll) This tour starts and finishes in Alice Springs only, please advise us of your accommodation at the time of booking.
West MacDonnell Ranges- Half Day Trip from Alice Springs
The panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges are extraordinary for their immensity and array of sunburnt oranges, maroons and purples. View spectacular outback scenery and take photos as we travel along through magnificent Outback Country, stopping at the many historic locations. As we depart town, we will stop at the historical Flynn’s Grave Memorial. Enjoy beautiful walks at both Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm- Angkerle Atwatye.
Simpsons Gap Sunset: Watercolour Painting Class
This evening excursion takes place just 18kms outside of Alice Springs at Simpsons Gap, a natural wonder that explodes with colour as the sun sets, making it is the perfect spot to paint with watercolours! In this workshop you will learn the basics of watercolour painting in a series of exercises designed to help you to loosen up and have fun.
Historical Alice Tour
Immerse yourself into the history of Mparntwe (pronounced m’barn-twa), the Arrernte name of Alice Springs. Learn how it came to be the central hub of the Australian outback by visiting the historical sites that played a big part in the evolution of a town originally called Stuart and its progression to what Alice Springs is today.
Alice Springs to Uluru (Ayers Rock) Coach Transfer
Let Emu Run Experience transfer you from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort on our comfortable coach with air conditioning and an on board toilet. Itinerary: Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort Bus Transfer We collect you from outside your Alice Springs accommodation at approximately 6am. We arrive at Yulara at approximately 11:45am and we drop you off at the Outback Pioneer Hotel at Ayers Rock Resort. Please note: no food/meals are included with this transfer service, however the bus will stop off at Erldunda Roadhouse on the way so you can purchase food there.
Alice Springs Desert Park Nocturnal Tour
Alice Springs Desert Park is where the stories of the desert come alive. Showcasing the animals, people and plants of the Red Centre. The Nocturnal Tour lets you get up close to rare and endangered animals of the desert during a night spotlighting tour with a local guide.
West MacDonnell Ranges & Standley Chasm Day Trip from Alice Springs
Known traditionally as Angkerle Atwatye, meaning “Gap of Water”, Standley Chasm is a 3-meter-wide, 80-meter-high gorge located in the West MacDonnell Ranges (Tjoritja). We explore this beautifully rugged area before trekking west and are tempted to dip in Ellery Creek Bighole, known traditionally as Udepata, surrounded by tall red cliffs and sandy Ellery Creek. Be amazed by the massive geological forces which created the towering red walls of Ormiston Gorge. Spend time here admiring nature and its finest, as we begin our leisurely journey back towards Alice Springs, with a final stop at Tjoritja West MacDonnells National Park region, Simpsons Gap, where several dreaming trails and stories cross. Featuring a permanent waterhole this is also a great place to spot resident wildlife. Now we’ve had our fix of some of the best of central Australia’s natural icons, we deliver you back to Alice Springs to your chosen accommodation and evening plans as you reflect on your day of exploration.
Alice Springs Desert Park General Entry Ticket
An inspiring portrayal of Australia’s central desert environments that effortlessly blends the plants, animals and people of the arid regions within one, extraordinary tourism and conservation facility. This major tourist attraction is as distinctive as the Australian desert itself - a truly unique experience that continues to captivate and educate travelers from every corner of the globe. There’s much more to deserts than meets the eye and visitors to the Park are astonished by the life and beauty they discover on their journey.
Best of Alice Springs Full Day Tour
View spectacular outback scenery and take photos as we travel along through magnificent Outback Country, stopping at the many historic locations. As we depart town we will stop at the historical Flynn’s Grave Memorial. Enjoy beautiful walks at both Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm. In the afternoon, tour the sights of 'The Alice' including The School of the Air, the historic Telegraph Station, and the Royal Flying Doctors Service, as well as the Alice Springs Reptile Centre. The tour concludes with a panoramic view of Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges from Anzac Hill.
Australia’s Red Centre: A Self-Guided West Macs Driving Tour
Are you looking for a way to explore the West MacDonnell Ranges without joining a tour group? On this self-guided driving tour, you will discover the Aboriginal origins of Yeperenye, the legend of giant caterpillars, and the Red Centre's resilient characters like Albert Namitjira and John Flynn. Encounter natural wonders like Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Ellery Creek, Ochre Pits, and the majestic Glen Helen Lodge. Uncover hidden histories, witness stunning landscapes, and immerse yourself in the heart and soul of Central Australia on this tour. Whether you're a newcomer or a curious local, it's an invaluable Outback experience. Get unlimited use of this tour before your booking date and after it. You can use the virtual tour option at home, too. Once you have booked, you will receive instructions and a unique code to download the tour. The app displays directions to the starting point; when you’re in the right place, tap start.