Your Guide to Alice Springs
Welcome to Alice Springs
New to town? Head over to the Alice Springs Visitor Centre found on the corner of Todd Mall and Parsons Street!
Alice Springs is an Outback Australian town with a population of roughly 30,000 people. The town is a tourist hotspot for the majority of the year with an abundance of activities to do and places to see.
The town sits at the foot of the spectacular MacDonnell Ranges, surrounded by rich red soil. Contrary to popular opinion, the landscape surrounding the town is quite hilly with an abundance of mountain climbs and walking trails e.g. the famous Larapinta Trail.
Alice Springs Desert Park Reptile Centre
Olive Pink Botanic Gardens The West MacDonnell Ranges
The Todd Mall Markets Central Australian Aviation Museum
Adelaide House Museum Stuart Town Gaol
The Kangaroo Sanctuary Ellery Creek Big Hole
Alice has a few different forms of public transport to offer, some of which include buses, taxis, airport shuttles and private chauffeurs. For more information and timetables for these services, contact the Alice Springs Town Council
on (08) 8950 0500.
Alice has a wide variety of schools to offer from private primary schools, to public high schools. Below is a list of some of the most popular schools in town.
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
St Philip's College
Centralian Senior College
Gillen Primary School
Living Waters Lutheran School
Bradshaw Primary School
Araluen Christian College
Braitling Primary School
Facilities within the Town
The Alice Springs Cinema The Dustbowl Yeperenye Shopping Centre
The Alice Plaza The Todd Mall Aquatic and Leisure Centre
The Public Library Royal Flying Doctors Hetti Perkins Home for the Aged
Sport and Sporting Facilities
The community of Alice Springs overall is a very active community. There is an abundance of sporting teams right from netball on Saturday mornings to touch football on Thursday nights - there's something for everyone!
Alice is also known to host many different sports games on a National level throughout the year. Some examples include an official NRL Pre-Season match, the Big Bash League and an A-League AFL match.
Probably one of the most popular events held in The Alice is the Masters Games
. The Games are held every second year with a vast range of events right from Archery and BMX, to Go Karting and Model Aircraft Flying. To enter The Games you must be at least 25 years of age or older. Each year The Games are on, the town holds a very large opening and closing ceremony which is held on ANZAC Oval.
The town holds many sporting facilities, some of which include:
- The Netball Courts
- Indoor Beach Volleyball
- Hockey Association
- Traeger Park
- Cricket Association