Alice Springs (Australia) Reviews
Description:City: Alice Springs / Country: Australia / World Region: Australasia / Pacific / "Alice Springs is a town in the ... more
Alice Springs (Australia) ... Northern Territory of Australia. Alice Springs (23.8S, 133.89E) has a population of 26,486 (in 2005). The town is 576 metres above sea level in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is the second largest centre in the Northern Territory and is popularly known as "the Alice" or simply "Alice.” The town is 200 km south of the absolute centre of Australia and nearly equidistant from Adelaide and Darwin, Alice Springs is known as Mparntwe to its traditional inhabitants, the Arrernte, who have lived in the Central Australian desert in and around Alice Springs for more than 50,000 years."
Newest Review: ... the sort of place you cant believe exists in such a small place in the middle of town. The camp site manager showed me to my spot and at I attempted to hammer pins into the concrete ground until I realized the chances of a monsoon were slim and gave up. The heat was blistering during the day reaching 43oc but cool and balmy in the evening. My fellow travellers were a great blend from all ... more
Customer Alice Springs (Australia) Reviews (2)
by - written on 29/01/09 (Very useful, 52 readings)
Alice Springs a place where the sands run red, and the water runs dry. I had the sheer pleasure of staying in Alice Springs for about 3 months. After driving and camping through the Simpson dessert in blistering heat believe it or not Alice became a sanctuary and and well earned pit stop. Having already been to Uluru,The Olga's and Kings Canyon, Alice Springs was next on the stop list, whilst I was trying to make my way to Townsville on the coast. Unlike the UK, Australia doesn't have any short cuts or quick routes unless you wanna go by plane, there are just these amazing straight roads spun across it's vast plain. I stayed at the "In town ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/12/08 (Very useful, 74 readings)
Alice Springs is a place which must not be overlooked when you are visiting Australia. It is the ideal place to visit when you are en route to Uluru (Ayres Rock) whether by road or by plane. I visited Alice Springs in October 2005 and it was boiling hot as you would expect in the desert, however it also rained! The first time it had rained for about a 2 years I think they said! We were in Alice for about 3 days and had a brilliant time - it is just so different from a lot of places to visit in Australia. We stayed in a great little hostel but later found out it was on the "wrong" side of Alice and that Alice Springs can be quite a ... Read the complete review
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