Alice Springs is a place that every visitor should not miss to visit. Alice Springs is located in the geographic centre of Australia and so the region is known as Central Australia or the Red Centre. Alice Springs is the second largest town in the Northern Territory of Australia and subsequently is the Heart of Central Australia. It consists of cavernous gorges, boundless desert landscapes, remote aboriginal communities and a charming pioneering history.
Alice Springs is a continental desert arid region and has a dry climate with hot summers and cold winters.
Inspite of the town being so small, it has many attractions to offer that will take many days to see everything. A real Australian attraction in Alice Springs is its Desert Park. It is like a botanic garden, a zoo, a centre for aboriginal culture and an environmental institute, all comprised into one. The cultural attractions include Aralauen Culture, museum of Central Australia, Old Stuart Town Goal, Alice Springs Memorial Cemetery and the Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.
To visit the nearby areas of the Alice Springs you can hire a campervan, which is the best way to wander around and observe the beauty. Uluru (Ayers Rock) refers to the biggest attraction in the Alice Springs area. The famous spectacle about Uluru is its everchanging colours during sunrise and sunset.The Olgas – Kata Tjuta is the part of the national park called the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park. The other big magnetism in the Alice Springs is the Kings Canyon, which is 300 km away from Uluru.
Other Australian outback attractions in Alice Springs are in the West MacDonnell Ranges. The Alice Springs is located at a gap in the Macdonnell ranges. From Alice Springs follows the Larapinta Drive westwards. The turn off to the first attraction – Simpsons Gap, only 18 km away from Alice Springs, is a pleasant spot with few walking tracks and picnic facilities. Glen Helen is one of the most important waterholes located here, which is the most spectacular and impressive. Of all the places, Redbank Gorge is effortlessly the best campground. The perfect destination for family day trip is the Ellery Creek Big Hole. It is the deepest waterhole in the West MacDonnell Ranges and is great for swimming.
The East MacDonnell Ranges are also as beautiful as the West MacDonnell Ranges. It includes Trephina Gorge, N’Dhala Gorge and Ruby Gap. But, the road is sealed all the way to Trephina Gorge as it is bit busier than the other places.
Thus, there are many attractions around Alice Springs that you can enjoy by a campervan hire. Alice Spring 4wd hire services are available for a pleasurable trip and help you discover the beauty of this place.