Alice Springs is a great destination for a holiday with the kids, where you can experience the red centre of Australia, discover history and culture that has shaped our country and have a holiday where you can visit some of the most famous attractions. Alice Springs is a place for all travellers and when coming here with kids you will find a host of things to see and do no matter what time of year your are visiting.
Kids will have a ball with all of the interesting places that you can take them. With the Royal Flying Doctors operating a working base here in Alice Springs why not take a tour to see how it all works or perhaps a walk through the Cultural Precinct where you can see a variety of things like Aboriginal art, learn of the heritage and natural history surrounding Alice Springs. There is the Alice Springs Reptile Centre where there are crocodiles and many other animals to get up close and personal with and where you can have plenty of hands of fun for everyone.
Take a guided tour of the Alice Springs School of Air or visit the Alice Springs Telegraph Station where you can get an insight into the early history of the city and view the main watering hole that originally gave Alice Springs its name. You can take the kids to the markets or even base your holiday around one of the annual events such as Finke Desert Race or the see the only regatta not held on water at the Henley on Todd Regatta. Sit and watch a rodeo or camel races, motorbike races, horse racing, with some that pace through town throughout the year or make your way to one of the wonderful attractions that surround Alice Springs. The kids might like to visit Australia’s oldest date plantation or walk through the beautiful botanical gardens, have a picnic or take a trip to historical Anzac Hill.
The family can have a dip in the local pool, do some shopping or set out for one of the neighbouring attractions around Alice Springs. Visit the MacDonnell Ranges, take the kids for a guided walk through the outback where they can learn about bush tucker food, living from the land and view some of the most dramatic scenery you will ever lay your eyes upon. With a variety of tours or if you just wish to explore on your own with the kids you will have every chance to experience what Alice Springs is all about. Include stops at Simpsons Gap, Ellery Creek Big Hole where you can swim all day long, visit Serpentine Gorge and see all its glory and don’t miss Ormiston Gorge.
Alice Springs is a wonderful place to bring the kids for a holiday, where you can either stay in air conditioned comfort as you browse through the shopping precincts and malls or set out on a hiking trail to discover some of the delights of the outback. With the call of nature, some of the oldest history in the country and many amazing things to see and do, a holiday in Alice Springs with the kids can be fun for everyone. Book your preferred luxury local accommodation well in advance as this city can get pretty busy at many times throughout the year, and come and discover the holds so much for the travelling family.