Alice Springs' striking landscapes, remote communities, and unique pioneering history create a diverse destination to explore. Begin your outback adventure exploring historic sites, see the work of local artists in Aboriginal art galleries, join a cultural event, or try one of the many adventure activities on offer in the desert landscape.
Experience the magic of the Parrtjima festival that lights up an ancient canvas like no other. Held in April, the unique festival includes a program packed full of live talks, events and music by local and national musicians.
For those who prefer an active holiday, take a walk in the Alice Springs Desert Park and get up close with diverse flora and fauna. Hikers may prefer the breathtaking Larapinta Trail - voted as one of the top trekking experiences in the world with 7 day, overnight and short walking options. Take time to explore the West MacDonnell Ranges, filled with great hiking trails and waterholes to take a refreshing dip.
At the end of the day relax and sample the produce of this vibrant town. Quirky bars and cafes, and restaurants with stunning views are just some of the attractions in the CBD. Choose from outback-inspired dishes showcasing emu, crocodile and kangaroo, native fruits and berries, or feast on cuisines from around the world.