Best of Alice Springs Full Day Tour

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View spectacular outback scenery and take photos as we travel along through magnificent Outback Country, stopping at the many historic locations. As we depart town we will stop at the historical Flynn’s Grave Memorial. Enjoy beautiful walks at both Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm. In the afternoon, tour the sights of ‘The Alice’ including The School of the Air, the historic Telegraph Station, and the Royal Flying Doctors Service, as well as the Alice Springs Reptile Centre. The tour concludes with a panoramic view of Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges from Anzac Hill.

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Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Starts: Alice Springs, Australia
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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View spectacular outback scenery and take photos as we travel along through magnificent Outback Country, stopping at the many historic locations. As we depart town we will stop at the historical Flynn’s Grave Memorial. Enjoy beautiful walks at both Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm. In the afternoon, tour the sights of ‘The Alice’ including The School of the Air, the historic Telegraph Station, and the Royal Flying Doctors Service, as well as the Alice Springs Reptile Centre. The tour concludes with a panoramic view of Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges from Anzac Hill.

Itinerary
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Stop At: John Flynn’s Grave Historical Reserve, Larapinta Drive 7kms to the west of Alice Springs near Mt Gillen, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia

The John Flynn’s Memorial Historical Reserve is just outside of Alice Springs. It is the resting place for the ashes of the Reverend John Flynn, the founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Simpsons Gap, Burt Plain NT 0872, Australia

Simpsons Gap is one of the most prominent gorges located in West MacDonnell Ranges. Once you arrive at Simpsons Gap, enjoy a guided walk through the towering cliffs to the waterhole. Keep an eye out for black-footed rock wallabies!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Standley Chasm Angkerle, Larapinta Drive, West MacDonnell National Park, Northern Territory 0872 Australia

Arrive at Angkerle (Standley Chasm), a must see natural attraction of Central Australia. Enjoy a walk along its stony watercourse, where you may see some bird and wildlife that inhabit the area. Afterwards enjoy a morning tea.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, Alice Springs School of Air 80 Head St, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia

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

Duration: 55 minutes

Stop At: Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, South Stuart Highway Herbert Heritage Drive, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia

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.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, 8 – 10 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia

Visit the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, which delivers medical services to those who live and work in remote rural Australia.

Duration: 55 minutes

Stop At: Alice Springs Reptile Centre, 9 Stuart Tce, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870 Australia

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 of Central Australia’s semi-arid desert, such as the Perentie Lizard and the Thorny Devil.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Anzac Hill Road, Alice Springs, Northern Territory Australia

Top off your afternoon with a panoramic view over Alice and the surrounding West MacDonnell Ranges, from the top of Anzac Hill

Duration: 10 minutes



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