ALICE TOWN AND COUNTRY HALF DAY SUNSET TOUR private charter service
Araluen Arts CentreYour first visit is to Araluen Arts Centre. You will get an excellent opportunity to get a closer look at Albert Mamatjira's arts, learn about unique natural history, follow the evolution of the landscape and fascinating creatures, and explore the panoramic landscapes of the West MacDonnell Ranges. The Araluen Arts Centre aims to develop a collection of artworks that reflect a permanent record of art practice in Central Australia. Araluen arts centre holds a comprehensive collection of paintings by Albert Namatjira.
Museum of Central AustraliaYour next visit will be to the Museum of Central Australia. It tells the region's unique natural history, following the evolution of the landscape and the fascinating creatures that inhabited it. The Museum of Central Australia also houses the Strehlow Research Centre, one of Australia's most important film, sound, archival records and museum objects relating to Indigenous ceremonial life.
Royal Flying Doctor Service Alice Springs Tour FacilityYour next exciting place is Royal Flying Doctor Service Alice Springs Tour Facility. See, experience and learn through the wonder of technology the heroic tales of the birth and growth of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Learn about the history and the activities of the RFDS’s pilots, engineers, doctors and nurses, and the experiences of the patients that are carried and cared for each day. Learn the importance of the RFDS to outback Australians and the medical care required to service isolated regions.
John Flynn's Grave Historical ReserveYour next stop will be Flynn’s Grave Memorial, the resting place of Reverend Flynn, the founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service. We make a short stop to relax and enjoy the changing colours of the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges and get some photos.
Simpsons GapThen your next stop will be Simpson Gap. Simpson Gap features the towering cliffs of Simpsons Range, a permanent waterhole and opportunities to spot resident wildlife, ancient Red River Gums with a taste of Central Australia. Simpsons Gap is a significant site to the local Arrernte Aboriginal people and was the mythological home of giant goanna ancestors. We will take you on a short, easy walk alongside a picturesque dry creek bed that leads to a dramatic gap in the MacDonnell Ranges and a waterhole rich in native wildlife, flora and geology. Sometimes you may even spot you might see Black-footed Rock-wallabies along the walking track into the rocky slopes gap.
Hugh NT 0872, Australia -most iconic Ilparpa road driveAfter Simpsons Gap on our way back, you will enjoy unusual features of the natural landscape, the unique micro-climate in this valley has created some distinctive features, such as ancient Cycads and a myriad of rock types and pebbles that are thousands of years old, washed down from miles upstream. On your return journey, relax and enjoy the changing colours of the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges.
Anzac HillOur the last visit of the day is at Anzac Hill, where you will be able to take in panoramic views over the town of Alice Springs and the surrounding MacDonnell ranges. You may be able to capture one photo to cover the entire town. Anzac Hill is a memorial dedicated to those who served in Australia’s defence forces during all international wars.
After Anzac Hill, your tour will conclude with us dropping you back at your hotel. Inclusions:• Experienced and friendly guide• 10-seater Toyota Hiace bus provided.• Complimentary water/ soft drinks provided• Complimentary accommodation pick-up and drop-off• All Entrance fees
What to Bring:• Sturdy walking shoes• Sunscreen, hat and comfortable clothing• Camera• Jacket in cooler months• Smile and happy faces
Not included:• Food and drinks other than those listed• No wheelchair accessible
Not Allowed:• Luggage or large bags, not allowed• Pets
Additional information:• Confirmation will be received at time of booking• Not wheelchair accessible• Infants must sit on laps (No car seater provided)• Most travellers can participate• This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers