Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, Alice Springs
(4.3/5 based on 800+ 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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  • This is the site of the original settlement and the buildings and surroundings are very interesting. Our guide was very friendly. You can see the site of the "Spring" after which it was named. If you ...  more »
  • The Telegraph Station is a lovely walk away from Alice Springs. Once you are there, there is a nice café with very friendly staff. I also liked the beautiful park. 
  • The telegraph station has a wonderful history and should be told to all Australians. Wonderful setting with helpful staff. Shame that there is not an indigenous guide 
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  • Great place for barbe and picnic. Beware of the Dingos in the evening!
  • Great outdoor venue. Plenty of space for children young and old alike. Lots to explore and see
  • Lovely place with friendly guides and beautiful scenery
  • 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.
  • Great place to stop and rest if you are traveling across the country.