A Town Like Alice [ASP25]
Day Tour, A Town Like Alice. Alice Springs, Australia

Visit the historical sites and some of the essential services delivered from Alice Springs to the community in this city highlights tour.

Tour the sights of ‘The Alice’ including The School of the Air. You will learn how children who cannot access schools are educated by radio, you 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’. You will also make a stop at the Alice Springs Reptile Centre, where you can see up close and potentially touch the lizards and snakes of 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.

Monday, Tuesday, and Friday
Departs 1:45pm, Returns 6:00pm (approx.)

– Entry to the School of the Air
– Royal Flying Doctor Service
– Telegraph Station
– Alice Springs Reptile Centre
– Return hotel transfers
– Experienced local Driver Guide
– Comprehensive commentary

Need to Know
This tour requires a low level of fitness. Please wear comfortable weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes. Please bring a water bottle and snacks.

Add a tour of the Alice Springs Desert Park before your City Highlights tour.