Alice Springs is a remote town in Australia’s Northern Territory, halfway between Darwin and Adelaide, both 1,500km away. It’s a popular gateway for exploring the Red Centre, the country's interior desert region. Its 1872 origin as part of the Overland Telegraph Line (linking Darwin and Adelaide) is preserved in the vintage buildings and equipment at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

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Alice Springs Reptile Centre

Adelaide House Museum

Our Picks on where to Stay in Alice Springs NT

The Diplomat Motel

Desert Rose Inn

Todd Tavern

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Grill Me Crazy - GMC

Indian Chef Restaurant and Take Away

Loco Burrito

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Location Information 

  • Elevation: 545
  • Population: 26534
  • State electorate(s): Araluen, Braitling, Namatjira, Stuart
  • Federal Division(s): Lingiari
  • Established (yr): 1872
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
Acknowledgement of Country

Alice Springs NT is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.