Welcome to Alice Springs

Alice Springs, or ‘The Alice’ as the locals call it, is the second largest town in the Northern Territory outside of the Darwin/Palmerston metropolitan area. A 13 hour drive will connect you from Alice Springs to Katherine and Tindal in the south of the NT, while 16 hours on the road will connect you to Darwin in the north. Looking for information on Darwin or Katherine?

From Alice Springs you can explore the beautiful MacDonnell Ranges, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and many spectacular gorges and waterholes. The Alice is full of friendly people and has shopping, bars, cafes, restaurants, markets, live entertainment, a casino and an arts and convention centre.

Did you know? Alice Springs is one of seven Australian regions participating in the Australian Government’s Solar City program, and with an average of 300 sunny days a year the town is well on its way to becoming a solar energy model for the rest of Australia and the world.

NT Public Holidays

Click here to see the public holidays observed in the NT during 2019 and 2020.

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Approximately 25,186.
Sourced from www.abs.gov.au

Major Attractions

Alice Springs Desert Park, Alice Springs Reptile Centre, Olive Pink Botanic Garden, West MacDonnell National Park, Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Anzac Hill

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