Alice Springs What to Pack

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    Outdoor Gear

    by Kate-Me Updated Apr 9, 2003

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Good shoes are essential if you're going to be doing a lot of walking.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Bring these with you as you may not be able to get all at some small towns, plus you'll pay lots more.

    Photo Equipment: Buy your film,etc in the city/larger towns before you leave.

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Definitely a hat with corks (even if it looks silly!) or fly/mosquito netting in some seasons, when the flies and mosquitoes are bad (I'm told that flies are normally always bad out here)

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    • Desert

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    CARRY A GOOD INSECT AND MOSQUITO REPELLANT

    by DennyP Updated Sep 10, 2013

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    Luggage and bags: I ALWAYS USE A SMALL BACKPACK THAT CARRIES MY NEEDED ITEMS.. (BELOW)
    THE MAIN ITEM TO CARRY IS A LARGE BOTTLE OF WATER..

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE GOOD RELIABLE WALKING BOOTS/SHOES HERE AS A TWISTED ANKLE CAN MEAN DISASTER..
    DUE TO WHAT CAN BE EXTREME HEAT OUT HERE WEAR A GOOD WIDE BRIMMED HAT FOR MAXIMUM SUN PROTECTION..
    ANOTHER ITEM I FIND A MUST IS A PONCHO.. MINE IS A SMALL ROLLED UP POCKETSIZE .

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: I ALWAYS CARRY A GOOD INSECT AND MOSQITO REPELLANT WHEN TRAVELLING IN THE BUSH HERE..EASILY AVAILABLE ..
    A GOOD SUNBURN PROTECTION CREAM AT LEAST 30+
    .A SMALL PACKET OF FACEWIPES.ALSO HANDY FOR CLEANING SMALL INJURIES
    A GOOD LIP BALM.AND A SMALL PACKET OF TISSUES IN CASE YOU HAVE TO GO...

    Photo Equipment: A GOOD CAMERA IS A MUST OUT HERE TO CAPTURE THE MARVELLOUS SCENES OF NATURE.
    THE NECCESARY CHARGING EQUIPMENT .(CHARGE UP BEFORE SETTING OUT FOR THE DAY.)
    A SPARE MEMORY CARD.
    AN INTERNATIONAL POWER PLUG ADAPTOR.

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: A SMALL SELF CHARGING TORCH..THIS IS A MUST

    Miscellaneous: REMEMBER WHEN WALKING OUT HERE...CARRY PLENTY OF WATER ...NEVER WALK ALONE....AND ABOVE ALL BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL WHEN WALKING..LOOK WHERE YOU ARE TREADING !!!.THIS IS A VERY ISOLATED AREA..A TWISTED ANKLE CAN MEAN DISASTER. NO DOCTOR DOWN THE ROAD..
    ALSO WHEN ARRIVING AT NATIONAL PARKS BEFORE SETTING OUT ....USE THE AMMENITIES..!!

    A GOOD INSECT AND MOSQUITO RELLANT IS A MUST NECCESARY AND HANDY (SMALL)TOILET ITEMS TO CARRY A LIGHT ROLL UP PONCH ALSO COVERS THE BACKPACK NECCESARY CAMERA CHARGER AND INT. ADAPTOR PLUG SELF CHARGING TORCH ...A MUST
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    • Backpacking
    • Hiking and Walking

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