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Tourist Attractions In Alice Springs

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Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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World Heritage-list Kakadu National Park, in Top End, is Australia's largest National Park and one of world's most spectacular wilderness areas. On north coast lie tidal zone, with river estuaries, mangrove swamps, and tall monsoon rain forests. Inland are flood plains through which rivers pursue winding course to sea. Escarpment Of Arnhem Land Plateau Runs Diagonally Through Park From Southwest To Northeast. After heavy rain, water pours over its bare rocks and down escarpment into magnificent waterfalls-Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls are two of most famous. Farther inland lie gently undulating upland country crossed main access roads and excellent hiking trails. Amazing Variety Of Wildlife Includes More Than 70 Different Species Of Reptiles, Largest And Most Dangerous Of Which Is Saltwater Crocodile, As Well As Vast Array Of Fish, Mammals, And Birds. In addition to all these natural attractions, Park is home to many sacred Aboriginal and rock paintings. You can explore Park by car, on foot, and on cruises through waterways, but note that seasonal flooding may close some sections of Park-especially during wet season. For comprehensive information on natural history and culture of this unique area, stop by National Park's Visitors Centre in Jabiru. Read More: Visiting Kakadu National Park from Darwin: Attractions, Tips & Tours lying on Indian Ocean within easy reach of Southeast Asia, multicultural Darwin is youngest of Australian state capitals and Northern Territory's only seaport. On Christmas Day 1974, Cyclone Tracy struck Darwin with wind speeds of up to 280 kilometers per hour, almost destroying entire town. Not surprisingly, rebuilding enforce strict cyclone safety regulations. Every year, about half million visitors pour into this tropical Top End Town-especially during dry season. Shoppers love famous Mindil Beach Markets with souvenirs, art, and Asian-style snacks. Other highlights include Darwin Botanic Gardens, open-air Deckchair Cinema, shops and restaurants of Darwin Wharf Precinct, and city's museums. Don't miss Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory with giant stuffed crocodile and exhibits on Cyclone Tracy. Darwin is also great base for outback adventures into Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park, and Katherine Gorge, and town is launching point for tours to Tiwi Islands and Cobourg Peninsula, though access is restrict. Read More: Top-rat Tourist Attractions in Darwin, formerly known as Katherine Gorge, Nitmiluk National Park is one of most famous Top End Tourist attractions. Main Must-see Site Is Series Of Gorges, Up To 100 Meters Deep, Carven By Katherine River Through Soft Sandstone Of Southern Arnhem Land Plateau. During dry months, rivers carry little water, leaving series of pools separated by rocks and boulders. During wet season, river is at its most impressive as it surges tumultuously through narrow gorges.

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Place Rich In Culture, Art And History, Alice Springs And Surrounding Areas Have Enthralling Story To Tell. Whatever your interests, from ancient geology, Aboriginal creation beings and Desert survival, natural wonders and delicate environments, determine explorers and corageous pioneers, you can learn and experience it all, at myriad of specialised attractions that each share piece of story. Museum Of Central Australia Will Give You Overview Of Region, Explaining Some Significant Geolgical Events That Have Shaped Landscape And Helping You To Identify Local Birds And Animals You Might See On Your Travels, Whilst Admiring Mega Fauna That Once Roamed Country. Museum Is Part Of Araluen Cultural Precinct Which Hosts Number Of Other Museums, Interpretive Centres And Galleries That Are Sure To Fascinate, Including; T He Central Australian Aviation Museum, Central Craft And Araluen Arts Centre. Visit World famous Royal Flying Doctor Service or hear stories of remote kids brought together in virtual classroom across vast landscape, at Alice Springs School Of Air. See birthplace of this iconic Outback township and learn about construction of Overland Telegraph Line, which was incremental in connecting Australia with rest of world, at Alice Springs Telegraph Station. F ollow Historical trek from early cameleers to modern-day road trains at National Road Transport Hall Of Fame. And, be sure to pay tribute to contribution of women to region's development, at National Pioneer Womens Hall Of Fame. Head out of town and wander amongst white-washed buildings of 19 century Hermannsburg. Once Lutheran mission and home to Aboriginal landscape artist Albert Namatjira. Or, imagine lives of miners during gold rush at Arltunga Historical Reserve, East of Town, where well-preserved stone buildings and miners camps are open to visitors. If wildlife is you want, then take yourself to Alice Springs Desert Park and plan your visit around their teriffic daily program. For greater appreciation of all things reptillian, to Alice Springs Reptile Centre, with live handling sessions scheduled daily. If cute and cuddly is more your thing, then book yourself on tour to Kangaroo Sanctuary. While you snuggle Joey, Brolga will share his knowledge and experiences of our animals with you.

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The Alice Springs Art Trail

Explore Red Centres ' deep connection to Art on Alice Art Trail. One of four Art Trails that traverse Region, Alice Springs Art Trail loops around seven of towns most impressive and varied galleries and workshops within easily walkable route. Encompassing everything from Aboriginal artworks to jewellery and crafts, most spots on Trail are owned and operated by local Indigenous people or are community-base initiatives, like Tjanpi Desert Weavers, Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists Studio and Tjutangku Tjukurrpa. Art Trail also includes two annual events, Springs Beanie Festival and Desert Mob Exhibition, which are both pretty incredible in their own right.

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