Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, Alice Springs

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve offers a glimpse of the town’s European beginnings. Established in 1872, the telegraph station relayed messages between Darwin and Adelaide for 60 year. The restored yard houses telegraph equipment from the 19th century, wagons, and a blacksmith shop. Walk and bike on trails in the reserve. While a number of short walking trails traverse the hill country, a popular one is the Trig Hill and Cemetery Loop, which returns via the original station cemetery. The shaded lawns make a popular venue for picnics. Using our online itinerary creator, Alice Springs attractions like Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Really enjoyed the chance to see these old buildings and their setting. Very informative guide, well curated museum. A place for reflecting on how hard everything was back in the day, and how tough ou...  read more »
  • Fascinating to see how we once got news and information from around the world. Well preserved buildings. 
  • Was out there for the Alice Springs Masters Games Foot Orienteering and 5km Cross Country Events. Great venue for both events. Lovely grounds, good coffee shop with great coffee. Good to walk around a...  read more »
  • Great outdoor venue. Plenty of space for children young and old alike. Lots to explore and see
  • Fantastic and the young man who did the historic talk was very good and very interesting
  • Our visit was part of an organised tour, and although our guide gave us a good insight, we felt that our visit there deserved more time.
  • Wonderful and the service is great
  • A lovely place to check out at rhe cafe or take some s ags along for a bbq
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