Alice Springs - a tourist mecca

Alice Springs is the heart and soul of Central Australia, made famous by the novel “A Town Like Alice” by Nevil Shute.

This iconic outback town, rich in history and culture, has much to offer visitors.

Alice Springs has many of the facilities you would expect in any Australian capital city including shops, attractions and entertainment.

Check out our popular regularly updated community calendar for a comprehensive list of Alice Springs exciting events.


Travel NT is Northern Territory Government's official tourism website for visitors to the Territory. The Alice Springs section of the Travel NT website contains maps, itineraries, travel advice and lots of other information.

Tourism Central Australia is the Regional Tourism Association has listings for accommodation, car hire and other services for visitors to Alice Springs. They also run the local information centre located in the middle of the Todd Mall.

The Parks and Wildlife NT's website has information for those intending to walk the Larapinta Trail or visit the many National Parks in the region.

The official Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park website has up to date information on visiting Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Information about road conditions is available from the Central Australian Tourism Visitor Information Centre on (08) 8952 5800 in Alice Springs, by phoning 1800 246 199 or by visiting