Alice Springs is the oasis of the Red Centre, with world class art galleries, spectacular views and a community known for its innovation and experiences.

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Leave yourself plenty of time to meet the local characters and explore the town’s surrounding world famous natural wonders.

The Red Centre has it all: the sun shines every day; the air is clean; you can relax and enjoy the red glow of sunrise or sunset on the ranges; and in the evening view the magnificent mantle of millions of stars as a blanket in the night sky.  History, like travelling, is an amazing classroom of experiences, and in 2010 we celebrate explorer John McDouall Stuart’s 150th anniversary of his journey reaching the Red Centre in 1860. You too can explore this incredible region. The pioneering spirit lives on in the people of Alice Springs and is reflected in the many adventurous, challenging and sometimes quirky experiences that are to be had. From quadbiking and bushwalking, hotair balloon and camel rides, to unique annual events like the ASSA ABLOY Henley-on-Todd Regatta, a bottomless boat race, or the annual Lions Imparja Alice Springs Camel Cup, a hilarious camel race, and the mighty off road Finke Desert Race! Come and visit the red heart of Australia.

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