Alice Springs - Fast Facts

Alice Springs (including Chambers Pillar Historical Reserve, Henbury Meteorite Park, Simpsons Gap National Park, Standley Chasm)

An attractive and fascinating outback city surrounded by a vast number of fascinating attractions.

Located 1524 km from Darwin and 293 km north of the South Australian border, Alice Springs is the second largest town in the Northern Territory with a population of over 25 000 and an annual growth rate of nearly 6 per cent. Recognised as the 'Centre of Australia' Alice Springs owes its modern popularity to a booming tourist industry which brings people to 'The Alice' to either explore the beauty of 'The Centre', particularly the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges, or head off to Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) which lie to the south-west.

Central Australian Tourism Centre
Gregory Tce
Alice Springs NT 0870
Telephone: 1800 621 336, (08) 8952 5800
Facsimile: (08) 8953 0295

Northern Territory Holiday Centre
67 Stuart Hwy North
Alice Springs NT 0870
Telephone: 13 30 68
Facsimile: (08) 1800 808 666