"Jewel in the crown" Top 5 Page for this destination Alice Springs by iandsmith
Alice Springs Travel Guide: 372 reviews and 1,182 photos
I was focused on the Western McDonnell Range. I'd seen pictures and felt it was my kind of country. That turned out to be partially correct.
What I'd overlooked was that the Western McDonnells are only one of many ranges and, in fact, Chewings and Heavitree Ranges are actually the ones where all the exceptional stuff is.
In addition, Alice Springs has many other local attractions that are worthwhile in their own right.
There's lots of galleries, mainly aboriginal, there's a top desert golf course, there's a cafe scene in the mall, there's the Desert Park where you can get up-close-and-personal with birds in particular, the Finke Desert Race and the Todd River regatta, to name but a few.
- Pros:Excellent shopping, many attractions, lots of tours, exceptional natural beauty
- Cons:Avoid in summer, it gets awfully hot
- In a nutshell:THE tourism venue in Central Australia
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