Top 4 Things To Do Around Alice Springs

Wednesday, 7 July 2021

 Are you in the spirit for a memorable adventure but don't know where to go? Well then, you've come to the right place! If you are a free-spirited, adventure-seeking, curious soul, tours of Uluru and the Australian Outback are just what you need!

It is highly recommended that you take at least 1 full day to venture about and explore the magical and spiritual beauty of Uluru and another 2-3 days to experience the richness of Alice Springs. 

Where to begin?

Known as the Aboriginal Art capital of Central Australia, Alice Springs is home to many local Aboriginal art galleries and, of course, the world-renowned Uluru. Famous for its thriving and spirited rich culture, locals, and history, Alice Springs is certainly one destination worth ticking off your bucket list. So what should you do when you're in Alice Springs?

1. Visit the Wonders of Uluru

Located about 350kms from Alice Springs lies Uluru an impressive, mind-blowing sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory.

Uluru is believed to be around 550 million years old, and is incredibly sacred to the traditional owners of the land, the Anangu people. According to Australian Indigenous cultural beliefs, Uluru was created at the very beginning of time. 

There are various tours of Uluru and the Australian Outback to choose from. You can decide to take a 1-day tour to Uluru or even a 2-day luxury tour. From sunrise tours, sacred sites tours to a gorgeous sunset tour! Gazing upon this magical and spiritual wonder is most definitely a once in a lifetime experience! Be sure not to miss it!

After your memorable trip to Uluru, the fun and excitement do not stop there. Alice Springs has so much more to offer. There are plenty of things to see, places to explore, and great adventures to experience while on your journey.

2. Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Gaze at the beautiful sunrise greeting you from over the mesmerizing Outback. Watch in awe as kangaroos, camels, and brumbies wander far below before touching down back on the green earth. 

3. Visit the Kangaroo Sanctuary

Just outside Alice Springs lies the wonderful and heartwarming Kangaroo Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is known for rescuing little orphaned joeys. Here you can experience the once in a lifetime chance to feed and snuggle the little roos. 

4. Take a Camel Tour

Located 15 minutes from Alice Springs in the picturesque valley alongside West MacDonnell Ranges, go and treat yourself to a legendary, relaxing, and peaceful camel ride. Venture with these magnificent gentle giants as you stroll the grounds while their silhouettes reflect on the sandy terrains with the backdrop of the wonderful West MacDonnell Ranges. 

5. Mingle with the Locals

Last but certainly not least, get to know the locals. This way your trip becomes that much better. You'll be able to entrench yourself in local culture all whilst making new friends!

Have you ever traveller around the Outback or visited Uluru? Share your stories in the comments below!

And until next time...

Stay Curious!

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