A Town Like Alice Half Day Tour

  • Alice Springs
  • English
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Entry to the School of the Air
  • 2. Entry to Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • 3. Entry to Telegraph Station
  • 4. Entry to The Alice Springs Reptile Centre
  • 5. Experienced Driver Guide
  • 6. Comprehensive commentary
  • 7. Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • 8. Transport from/to selected hotels
From AUD
$110.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Entry to the School of the Air
  • 2. Entry to Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • 3. Entry to Telegraph Station
  • 4. Entry to The Alice Springs Reptile Centre
  • 5. Experienced Driver Guide
  • 6. Comprehensive commentary
  • 7. Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • 8. Transport from/to selected hotels

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Alice Springs
Depature point ● Departs:
Season 1 (March - November): Daily
Season 2* (December - February): Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays
* Tour does not run from 24 December - 02 January inclusive
● Departure Point: Alice Springs
● Departure Time^: Approximately 13:50
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time
● Arrives Alice Springs at approximately 18:00
How to get there Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and departure time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle to hold 1 litre, Snacks
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info Low level of fitness required

2 Overview

Learn how the town of Alice Springs has evolved into the central hub of the Australian outback. Visit historical sites and some of the essential services delivered from Alice to the community of this vast region. The traditional custodians of the land are the Arrernte people, who refer to Alice as ‘Mpwante’. Visit Alice Springs Reptile Centre, home to the largest reptile display in Central Australia, where you'll have lots of fun, particularly during the show and if you’re game, try the supervised handling session.

A Town Like Alice Half Day Tour

 

Alice Springs

Located just 200 kilometres from the geographical centre of Australia is the outback town of Alice Springs, affectionately known as 'Alice'.

There's plenty to see and do in and around this isolated town; visit the home of unique outback community services the Royal Flying Doctor Service and School of the Air, wander through the town centre where you'll find local Aboriginal art on display and meet friendly locals who'll share their amazing stories about life in the outback.

 

Highlights
  • Hear from your Driver Guide how Alice Springs began as a radio repeater station along the Overland Telegraph Line 
  • Call into the School of the Air, which provides education to primary school aged children living on remote properties in the Northern Territory 
  • Explore the Telegraph Station, site of the first European settlement in Alice Springs, and learn how it relayed messages between Darwin and Adelaide for 60 years 
  • Visit the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, which delivers medical services to those who live and work in remote rural Australia 
  • At the Alice Springs Reptile Centre, encounter goannas, frill-neck lizards, and meet Terry the saltwater crocodile! 
  • Top off your afternoon with a panoramic view over Alice and the surrounding West MacDonnell Ranges, from the top of Anzac Hill

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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