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  • 1. West MacDonnell Ranges

    I visited the West MacDonnell ranges with Emu Run Tours. The day-trip consisted of visits to Flynn's Grave, Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Ellery Creek Bighole, Orche Pits, Ormiston Gorge & Glen Helen...

  • 2. Ayers Rock

    Yet another iconic site. It was certainly worth seeing, but on the day we went there, due to strong winds, you could not climb it. No problem neither of us had...

  • 3. The Olgas

    On our day trip to Ayers Rock we visited the Olgas. We had a walk through the centre of these beautiful mountains. It was hot on the way. On the way back a...

  • 4. The Telegraph Station

    The Telegraph Station is the oldest building in Alice Springs. It is a bit out of town. We walked to it via the dried out Todd River bed. The telegraph station...

  • 5. The Olive Pink Botanical Gardens

    This was one of the first places we visited in Alice Springs. It did not look all that different from the surrounding landscape. However, it was filled with...

  • 6. Discover a Town Like Alice Tour

    The 2010 VT Meet group took the Discover a Town Like Alice Tour by Tailormade Tours on the afternoon of 20 Aug 2010. It took about four hours and we visited...

  • 7. Alice Springs Telegraph Station

    The history of Alice Springs revolves around a single piece of wire that stretched from Darwin to Adelaide and carried the all important telegraph messages....

  • 8. National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame

    I could really get myself into trouble with the girls here, so I’ll try really hard to be good and not make any sexist jibes along the way – although it may...

  • 9. Royal Flying Doctor Service visitor centre

    The third stop on our Whistle Stop tour of Alice Springs was the iconic Control Station for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The Flying Doctors are very dear to...

  • 10. ANZAC Hill

    Funny thing about us humans – when ever there is a high point like a hill, mountain, tree, tall building, whatever we’ve got to climb it and have a good look...

  • 11. Anzac Sunset

    Anzac Hill is the only point of height within Alice Springs itself. This means that you can get a great view over Alice Springs from the top and also, the...

  • 12. Strictly for the birds

    Frankly, I was vaguely aware that there were twitchers around, i.e. people who watch birds. Until I got a little into it though I never realised just how many...


    NATIONAL PARKS TRIP When I booked into Annies for my accomodation..I discovered that from here I could organise and book my trip to The National Parks of Uluru...

  • 14. Old Ghan Tour and to Buy a Train Cap

    Learn about the history of the Old Ghan when you visit the Old Ghan Museum and Heritage Railway.We enjoyed a trip on the heritage rail in the Year 2000 after...

  • 15. The Rock Tours

    I did a 3-day camping tour with The Rock Tour company in 2010 - a trip that filled up to maximum and was handled beautifully by the tour guide Sasha.We got to...

  • 16. Emu Run Tours

    Getting on a minibus and exploring the depths of the NT Outback is most definitely draws most tourists over to Alice Springs in the first place.Emu Run tours...

  • 17. Desert Park: Flora and Fauna in Abundant Supply

    Local plant and animal life flourish at the Desert Park, which is a short 10min car ride out of Alice Springs.There's a pretty wicked bird show (easily the star...

  • 18. Alice Springs Desert Park

    This is a desert wildlife park, including a great Bird of prey show against the desert backdrop, and a Nocturnal House filled with mammals, reptiles an other...

  • 19. Old Alice Springs Telegraph Station (ASTS)

    The Old Alice Springs Telegraph Station (ASTS) was the fourth stop (of five) on our Discover a Town Like Alice Tour. Because of the availability of water, for...

  • 20. Alice Springs School of the Air Visitors' Center

    The Alice Springs School of the Air was the third stop (of five) on our Discover a Town Like Alice Tour. Australia's Schools of the Air are essentially...

  • 21. Royal Flying Doctors Service Visitors' Center

    The Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS) Visitors' Center was the second stop (of five) on our Discover a Town Like Alice Tour. The RFDS Visitors' Center was...

  • 22. Mbantua Cultural Museum and Gallery

    The Mbantua Cultural Museum and Gallery was the first stop (of five) on our Discover a Town Like Alice Tour. It specializes in Aboriginal art and culture. The...

  • 23. Battery Room at Old Telegraph Station

    The battery room building was built around 1880 as sleeping quarters for the linesmen. The men later moved into the police house when it was vacated in 1886. At...

  • 24. History of Untyeye-artwilye (Anzac Hill)

    Untyeye-artwilye (Anzac Hill) was the fifth and last stop on our Discover a Town Like Alice Tour. To the Arrernte people this hill is Untyeye-artwilye...

  • 25. ASTS Storage and Buggy Shed

    This was one of the first buildings constructed at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station (ASTS). It was built in the early 1870's to store the station's supplies...

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