Outdoors and Adventure

48 Hours in Alice Springs: Marvel at the Spectacular Outback

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Explore Alice Springs.

Grab your morning coffee and a scrumptious breaky from one of the many cafes in the Todd Mall. Visit the world-class Aboriginal art galleries and delve into the Mall's many nooks and crannies and intriguing shops.

Head to the Desert Park for the birds of prey display and learn about the native desert plants. Try your hand at weaving a basket or making a beanie with some local indigenous women from the Beanies, Baskets and Bushtucker group.

For a bird's-eye view of the expansive Alice Outback take a chopper flight, soar above Simpsons Gap, and buzz past Standley Chasm. Mingle with the locals at the newly opened Juicy Ramp Bar and Restaurant in Lasseters Hotel Casino.

Take a sunrise balloon flight and marvel at the spectacular colors of the Outback and MacDonnell Ranges. Strap on a helmet and peddle your way out to Simpsons Gap, winding your way through spinifex and ghost gums.

Spend the afternoon exploring some of the local town attractions such as the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the School of the Air classroom. Visit the Alice Springs Telegraph Station for the all-important history of the Overland Telegraph.

Nothing beats a campfire BBQ under the star-studded skies of the Outback. Mouth-watering steak, a slice of damper and a cold beer are sure ways to end your 48 hours in Alice Springs..

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