Alice Springs Holidays & Accommodation, Australia
Alice Springs is in the middle of a vast and commanding region that holds beauty and wonder in every direction you look. From the red dust you walk upon, to the beautiful National Parks, the history of settlers and explorers, Alice Springs is a welcome and wonderful resting place in this vast outback area. The famous monolith of Uluru is a 500km drive away from this captivating and historic township in the middle of the Northern Territory.
There are spectacular views surrounding Australia’s most famous outback town, Alice Springs. The city is set in the MacDonnell Ranges, where cavernous gorges and rocky ledges create stunning landscapes. To the south, the multi-coloured sandstone bluffs of Rainbow Valley in the Simpson Desert create a different, but still beautiful, scene.
Alice Springs is legendary for its isolated position on the map. Innovation has worked in bridging distances and Alice Springs is home to great Australian institutions such as the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the School of the Air, which uses two-way radios to give lessons to children on far-flung cattle stations.
Alice Springs is the second largest populated town in the Northern Territory and has developed into a modern, thriving outback town. However it has not lost any of its charming heritage or outback hospitality.
With such places as the Alice Springs Desert Park, Kings Canyon, Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), the MacDonnell Ranges and Standley Chasm to visit you will be amazed at the beautiful and breathtaking attractions that surround Alice Springs. Step back in time and learn about the Aboriginal Dreamtime stories as well as the abundance of white settlers’ history and culture that is so much a part of this land.
And not to mention the many events and festivals that are held within Alice Springs each year. With main events such as Alice Springs Camel Cup Race Day, markets and other events, it could never be said that the people of Alice Springs don't know how to party. They throw some of the best in the world. And for the most part the parties are always for a worthwhile cause.
There are some great places to stop over at within Alice Springs offering wonderful accommodation for as long as you wish. There are also caravan parks, resorts and hotels that are also closely located to the shopping precinct in the centre of town where you can also find many different flavours of the world, a golf course and retail outlets.
And if you are looking for a piece or two of Aboriginal art to take home with you, Alice Springs is the place to find it, teaming with art galleries filled to the brim with Aboriginal art with prices to suit all pockets.
Alice Springs is always well worth a trip for all types of holidays and offers a place where you can truly see what outback living is all about but still do it in style and class that won’t break the bank. With its many world famous surrounding attractions, accommodation, activities, tours and plenty more things to see and do, you will never be left wondering what to do next if you use this Alice Springs travel guide when you come to Alice Springs.
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