Alice Springs, in central Australia, is one of the country’s most important tourist towns and the jumping off point for many of the best tours into the great Australian Outback.

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Alice Springs is steeped in the history of the early exploration and development of the country and the entire region is a kaleidoscope of natural beauty and spectacular scenery.

Alice Springs is surrounded by the MacDonnell Ranges which are among the oldest natural land formations on earth and their sparsely vegetated ramparts reflect a multitude of earthy colors as the sun moves across them during the day.

The Todd River runs through the town. It is usually dry and only flows occasionally when the arid interior receives heavy rains. The town is characterized by the ghost gums that make such a statement around the town.

Alice Springs has its own airport and can be accessed directly from many Australian capital cities, which makes it extremely easy to get to.

There is a multitude of quality accommodation available with a mixture of resorts, hotels, apartments, and backpacker hostels on offer. Many travelers in the Northern Territory do their thing in a campervan or motorhome and all have Alice Springs on their itinerary.

Consequently, there are several quality caravan parks here to accommodate these travelers. Most of the major campervan hire companies also have a base here so you can pick one up to explore the surrounding countryside.

The “Ghan” which is the passenger train that travels from Adelaide in the south through to Darwin in the north always stops here and there is a day tour available for passengers to visit Uluru Ayres Rock.

hot-air-balloonThe countryside around Alice Springs has many natural attractions that you must see while you are in the area. Ayers Rock and the Olgas are on the top of the list closely followed by Kings Canyon with its spectacular sandstone Tours over Alice Springs in a hot air balloon chasms.

The historical relics of the area are also numerous and places like the original Alice Springs telegraph station are well worth visiting. The Devils Marbles and the town of Tennant Creek are situated along the main highway to the north.

One of the best ways to see part of the outback and Alice Springs is by an early morning hot air balloon ride and these operate daily, weather permitting, and are not to be missed.

If your next holiday is going to include Australia then you must come to Alice Springs and experience what the outback is really like.

Weather in Alice Springs Australia

Alice Springs is one of those Australian places that experience one of the most extreme weather changes.

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It has been said that you can see almost every weather change there is in just one season in Alice Springs. It was ever report in the year 1997 that on top of Ayers Rock it even snowed on four occasions!

Alice Springs has hot summers and very cold winters with very little rainfall being present throughout the year.

The average temperature usually sits at around 28-30 degrees but during summer time you can expect the temperatures to soar reaching to around 38-40 degrees on some days in the peak of summer.

The climate of Alice Springs is typical of a desert climate and is hot during the day, and some nights you are going to have to really wrap up as temperatures can fall to below freezing on a really cold night.

Winter can usually be a great time to visit with temperature in Alice Springs Australia sitting at a very comfortable25-28 degree making sightseeing and adventuring very enjoyable for all involved.

Summertime in Alice Springs brings weather that can replicate the hottest parts of the Mediterranean.

With temps reaching to around the mid 30’s you can rest assured that they will never get above 45 degrees.

But the best thing is, is that everywhere you go and every building you enter while in Alice Springs there will always be air conditioning to cool you off.

Night time temps can drop to around a comfortable 20 degrees making activities very enjoyable.

Autumn and Spring are said to be the most exciting times of year to travel to Alice Springs as the temperatures are perfect, you can witness spectacular thunderstorms and the night are cool.

Weather in Alice Springs in September and October

During springtime, it is also flower season between the months of September and early October so there are definitely going to be some awesome sights to be witnessed.

Your days during winter will be dawned with frosty mornings, beautiful midday temperatures and the perfect environment for rugging up at night time and sitting around a campfire.

Times like this you really can’t help but get out and about and see the many attractions and sights that Alice Springs and its surrounding regions have to offer.

If you would like to find out a little more about the weather for your travels to Alice Springs, then don’t hesitate to contact us to find out more. We can also assist you with accommodation, tours, and transfers.

Accommodation at Alice Springs

The hotels located in Alice Springs are great for all occasions!

Hotels at Alice Springs

Whether you are just traveling on your own for something different, with friends and looking for cheap hotels in Alice Springs, with a loved one or with the whole family or even on a business trip, you can be sure that some of the best hotels in Alice Springs will provide you with all that you need for an enjoyable stay.

With all the amenities that you will require onsite and being within just minutes from the town center, you can have everything right at your fingertips.

Alice Springs is a place of natural wonder and beauty and it is here that you can experience the true essences of the Australia outback.

Learn about the historical significance, visit breathtaking National Parks, wander along billabongs and visit world-famous attractions. Alice Springs really does have it all from wonderful hotel accommodation, attractions, dining, shopping and so much more.

If you would like to find out more about the many things that you can see and do while you are holidaying in the fascinating and historic town of Alice Springs and would like to book some Alice Springs hotel accommodation for your trip, then waste no more time in calling us today so that we can get the ball rolling on the trip of a lifetime to the Red Centre.

 

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