Tour ID: 10002156

Alice Springs is the central hub of Outback Australia, discover the towns history and the vital role it plays in outback life.

  • School of the Air
  • Royal Flying Doctor Centre
  • Alice Springs Telegraph Station
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre
  • ANZAC Hill

Tour the sights of 'The Alice' including The School of the Air. We learn how children who cannot access schools are educated by radio and may have the opportunity to listen to and observe actual lessons in progress on air.

Stop at the historic Telegraph Station, which marks the original site of the first European settlement in Alice Springs.

Visit the Royal Flying Doctors Service, where you will see how medical aid reaches those who live in the remote 'outback'.

We also make a stop at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre, where you can see up close and maybe touch some of the lizards and snakes that frequent Central Australia's semi-arid desert, such as the Perentie Lizard and the Thorny Devil.

The tour concludes with a panoramic view of the township of Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges from the top of Anzac Hill.

* Choose to make your day complete with a morning visit to the Alice Springs Desert Park. The optional add-on can be included in your booking and will include transfers to and from the Desert Park and entry fees. Morning Optional begins at approximately 7.45am.

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  • Included in price:

    - Entry to the School of the Air
    - Royal Flying Doctor Service
    - Telegraph Station
    - The Alice Springs Reptile Centre

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Alice Springs Desert Park can be selected as an optional extra. Here you can discover the plants and animals that live in this amazing area, and meet the traditional owners (The Arrarnta people) who are available to share their local knowledge and wisdom. Available prior to 'The Town like Alice' tour.

  • Duration:

    Approximantely 4hrs10mins, or 10hrs15mins with Desert Park addon.

  • Departure:

    1:50 PM Daily

  • Return:


  • Departure points:

    Alice Springs

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Departs from & returns to Alice Springs. Complimentary Hotel Pick ups available on request.
    This tour departs Daily (Apr - Nov & Mar) & Mon, Thu, Sat (Dec - Feb).

    Please visit this link for tentative pick up information, or click here for popular pick up locations shown in Google Maps

    Please note that reconfirmation is still required prior to departure as per your travel documentation.

  • What to bring:

    - Camera
    - Sunscreen
    - Hat
    - Sunglasses
    - Water bottle

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Children between the ages of 2-15 years will be applicable for child rates. Children under 2 years are considered infants and travel free of charge when seated on a parent or guardians lap.
    Children under 7 years cannot be seated in the first 2 rows of the tour vehicle. Child seats are unable to be used.

  • Additional Information:

    Pensioner Fares apply to Australian and New Zealand Pension Card holders, Australian Senior Card holders, and full-time Australian Students.

  • Destinations:

    Alice Springs

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