ALICE TOWN AND COUNTRY HALF DAY TOUR private charter service
Our pricing for charter service: With our charter bus service, your group has the vehicle to yourselves, and your itinerary will be able to customise as much as you'd like. We are flexible with timing, inclusion or exclusion of several places, number of visitors. Our pricing only guides you to just a general estimated amount as per our standard package for private charter service for this trip. Itinerary
Araluen Arts CentreYour first visit is Araluen Arts Centre. You will get an excellent opportunity to get a closer look at Albert Mamatjira's arts, learn about unique natural history, following the evolution of the landscape and fascinating creatures, 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.
John Flynn's Grave Historical ReserveYour next stopping will be Flynn’s Grave Memorial, the resting place of Reverend Flynn, the founder of Royal Flying Doctor Service. We make short stopping to relax and enjoy the changing colours of the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges and get some photos.
Simpsons GapThen your next stopping 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.
Alice Springs Reptile CentreYour next exciting place unique to Central Australia is Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Home to the largest reptile display in Central Australia, the Alice Springs Reptile Centre will introduce you to the saltwater crocodile and let you get very close to enormous goannas and frill-neck lizards. The Gecko Cave features an extensive collection of gecko species from all over the Northern Territory. You’ll have lots of fun there, particularly during the afternoon show and if you’re game, try the supervised snake-handling sessions.
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