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Alice Springs

(3.9/5 based on 6,000+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: wildlife areas, sightseeing, historic sites

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center. Straddling the usually dry Todd River, the hallmarks of Alice Springs are its lush pastures and compact, low-rise buildings. The atmosphere in the city tends to be easygoing and laid-back, not least because of the searing heat that transcends on the area throughout the year. Use our Australia trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Alice Springs and any other destinations in Australia that take your fancy.
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Where to stay in Alice Springs

Due to its remote location in arid Central Australia, Alice Springs often surprises visitors with its diverse selection of comfortable and affordable lodgings. The city's hostels serve as the most economical option, with many providing free pickup from the airport. For just a bit more, you can stay at one of the area's motels, providing rooms with views of the McDonnell Ranges, free Wi-Fi, secure off-road parking, and access to private barbecue facilities. Otherwise, check into one of Alice Springs' hotels for a country-club vibe and even more amenities.
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