Most travelers hop aboard Alice Springs mainly to explore the breathtaking West MacDonnell Ranges covering Glen Helen, Standley Chasm, Ormiston Gorge in day-out trips. The road network is excellent here, so riding a campervan would be a great fun.
Particularly, if you are visiting the area during pick holiday season, you will find a big crowd joining you on your road trips. But what if you are looking for a quiet and remote place that is far from tourist crowds and can give you adventurous, outback feel?
Well, the Northern Territory of Australia has it all, and not too far from Alice Springs. You can book your campervan rental Alice Springs online before you board your flight to this charming Australian town. And carry ample time to explore all natural wonders and other delights it has to offer.
The Ultimate Outback Destinations Near Alice Springs
Drive your four-wheels 135km in the direction of the West Macs ranges and you reach a hidden gem of the Northern Territory, which is worth visiting for its stunning landscapes and great serenity.
This is arguably the most visited tourist sights of Alice Springs. It showcases jaw-dropping views of the outback desert and gives its visitors an opportunity to watch some of the native animal species and birds, including Kangaroos and emu, more closely.
Trephina Gorge, N'Dhala Gorge and Ruby Gap
Head down your 4WD to East MacDonnell Ranges; it is as alluring as the West Macs. The road to N'Dhala Gorge and Ruby Gap is not suitable for car drivers, so you will have to book your 4WD for this exciting journey to the wilderness of Alice Springs.
For those not aware, Hermannsburg is the birthplace of Albert Namatjira and it was the first mission in Central Australia, which is located 130km away from Alice Springs. If you are a history buff, this is a must-see destination for your trip.
Simpsons Gap and the Emily and Jessie Gaps
These Alice Spring gaps are home to some great rock formations, and a secret watering hole beyond a canyon. If you are planning to visit this amazing place, get ready to walk on the 1km long Woodland trail.
Situated on the northern tail of the Bath Street and in the centre of the town, Anzac Hill offers panoramic views of sunset and sunrise. Moreover, the women of Central Arrente consider the hill as a sacred place.
Located 160km to the south of Alice Springs, Chambers Pillar a perfect place for a day-out trip. Enjoy bush camping, sightsee rocks and red sand dunes, and play with kangaroos upon arrival.
Araluen Cultural Precinct
Home to four art galleries, a theatre and three museums, this precinct is a one-stop-shop for cultural and art aficionados. Here you will see the largest collection of marvellous painting from all across the Central Australia. If not short on time, pay a visit to the two sacred sites located within the precinct.
Get set with your campervan hire Alice Springs for a lifetime memorable outback holidays in Northern Territory, Australia.