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Interesting Facts About Alice Springs

The heart of AustraliaYear round blue skies, It is known as "The Alice", a place where people come to stay for a month, but end up staying forever because of the range of opportunities and rich lifestyle. Stunning landscapes and a vibrant, diverse community - that's Alice Springs!Only a two hour flight from most Australian cities, Visiting Alice Springs with your rental Campervan, Motorhome or RV is a must see destination renowned for its unique identity and rich cultural heritage.

Alice Springs makes a great base for a holiday in the centre. As the communications and service hub for central Australia Alice Springs has most of the facilities you would expect in any Australian capital city. So why not start your Motorhoming Holiday here.

Alice Springs Airport is located approximately 16km south of the Alice Springs town centre along the Stuart Highway, and is serviced by airport minibus, taxi and backpacker pick-up services.

Alice Springs is the perfect place for lots of natural adventures. Rent a campervan or motorhomes for a unique experience of adventure in Alice Springs. Driving your rented motorhome or campervan on holidays can be most comfortable journey and unforgettable experience that you ever enjoy.

Decide how many people are going to travel with you. This will help to decide how many berth you need.Specify your needs and basic requirements that you want when hiring motorhome / campervan or rv.

It can be very exiting experience for your trip having your Motorhome / Campervan for adventure. You can enjoy each and every moments of your Motorhoming holiday with your family having full freedom.

CLIMATE IN ALICE SPRINGS
During winter (May to September) the nights can quite cold (below freezing) and the days are crisp, cool and bright. Over winter clouds are a rare sight.Warm clothing is essential at this time of the year.

Summer is wetter, but rain is still rare. Much summer rainfall is preceded by oppressive humidity and accompanied by spectacular thunderstorms.In summer maximum daily temperatures can top 43 degrees celsius for days at a time.

Hats and sunscreen are essential outdoors in summer. Most locals avoid going outside when its really hot, and tend to congregate at the shopping centres, the pool and the library when they aren't at work.

PLACES OF INTEREST
Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery - is one of Australia's largest Aboriginal art galleries. Located in the Todd Mall, Alice Springs, the gallery was established in 1985.

Adelaide House Museum - Experience the hospitality and healing of this peaceful sanctuary, offering home-style and historic food, tea/coffee, local products promoting healing, wellbeing and inspiration.

Alice Springs Desert Park - A must see for every visitor to Central Australia. The Alice Springs Desert Park, a multi-award winning park is the first of its kind in the world and showcases the plants, animals and landscapes of Australia’s deserts and their traditional use by Aboriginal people.

Alice Springs Reptile Centre - Come and visit the extensive range of reptiles, including the huge perentie goannas, frilled neck lizards, thorny devils and many other fascinating reptiles. Also on display are large and small pythons and some of the world’s most venomous snakes such as inland taipans, brown snakes, death adders, and mulga, otherwise known as king brown, snakes

The Alice Springs War Museum - is housed within the Alice Springs RSL Club. The museum is acknowledged as the most significant regional collection of war memorabilia in Australia, dating from circa 1854.

Alice Springs Telegraph Station - The Telegraph Station features the original buildings of stone which have been restored with house furnishings and artefacts from the early 1900s. Set against the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges, the reserve also offers opportunities for walking, picnicking and wildlife observation.

Anzac Hill - The most visited landmark in Alice Springs, Anzac Hill is the ideal spot for an overview of the town. The lookout offers a panoramic view of Alice Springs and the beautiful East and West MacDonnell Ranges.

Arltunga Historical Reserve - Located 110 kilometres east of Alice Springs, the historic town of Arltunga was officially Central Australia's first town and once supported up to 3000 people. Arltunga was born out of a gold rush in 1887, when alluvial gold was discovered in a dry creek bed. Fortune seekers had to travel 600 kilometres from the Oodnadatta railhead, often on foot, to seek their fortune in a harsh environment.

Birthday Waterhole - Large River Red Gums fringe Birthday Waterhole, this semi permanent river pool is an important ecological site that differs from the minor springs and seepages such as Mintbush Spring. Waterbirds are attracted to the waterhole due to the large numbers of Desert rainbow fish, frogs and aquatic invertebrates which inhabit it.

Chambers Pillar Historical Reserve - located 160 kilometres from Alice Springs, is home to Chambers Pillar, a spectacular solitary column towering 40 metres above the Simpson Desert plain. Chambers Pillar was formed from sandstone deposited and worn down over 340 million years. This landmark was very important in guiding the region’s earliest pioneers and is at its spectacular best at sunrise and sunset.

Here is small list of Tourist Park / Caravan park in Alice Springs

  • Alice Springs Heritage Caravan & Tourist Park - Four star caravan park Come and enjoy our many features: Bring your whole family! ... Alice Springs, NT 0870 Daily 8:00am- 8:00pm Lot 8483, Ragonesi Rd
    Alice Springs, NT 0870, Daily 8:00am- 8:00pm | Tel: (08) 8952-3135 | Fax: (08) 8953-1918
  • Banyan Tree Caravan & Tourist Park - Banyan Tree Caravan & Tourist Park is located in the Northern Territories, south of Darwin City and only 12 km away from Batchelor NT. The ideal starting point for your excursions to the Kakadu- and Litchfield National Parks.Litchfield Park Road, Rum Jungle PO Box 30
    Batchelor NT 0845 Australia. Tel. : (0061) 8 89760330 / Fax.: (0061) 8 89760218
  • Big 4 Holiday Parks - BIG4 Holiday Parks. Over 165 of Australia's premier holiday parks in the best locations. Accommodation includes cabins, holiday units, motorhome park
  • Gemtree Caravan Park - With both powered and unpowered sites that are private, spread well apart and separated by native scrub, Gemtree is proud of its natural bush setting. Its spacious park is testimony to the surrounding countryside. Phone: 08 8956 9855 / Fax: 08 8956 9860
  • Northern Territory Caravan Park - Caravan Park listing all around the Northern Territory

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