Reasons To Visit Alice Springs
Alice Springs is located in the heart of the Northern Territory offering a wide range of things to do and see. Many use the town as a base to explore some of the stunning natural landmarks in the region like the famous Uluru (formerly known as Ayers Rock) and the many different hiking and walking trails, while there are also plenty of interesting events and festivals over the course of the year like the Alice Show and the Camel Cup racing event. One of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Alice Springs is at the Alice Springs Desert Park, while there are also plenty of museums and fun attractions for all the family like the Reptile Center.
Arriving In Alice Springs
Alice Springs Airport is situated less than 15 km outside of Alice Springs and primarily handles domestic flights from across Australia. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Alice Springs, you won’t be able to make the trip nonstop as there are no airlines providing direct flights from the UAE. However, the airport has connections to other leading airports in Australia which handle direct flights from the UAE, so it is conveniently possible to make the trip with just one transfer.
At Alice Spring Airport there are only a small range of facilities and services available, although all of the essential things you would need are available. The airport has its own restaurant on-site where you can enjoy a meal before flying out, while there are also a couple of basic shops to find any travel essentials you need. Along with this, the airport offers free Wi-Fi so you can relieve your boredom by surfing the web while you wait for your flight. Renting a car in Alice Springs is a good way of exploring the area at your own pace.
Alice Springs Travel Information
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Before traveling to Australia, UAE nationals will need to make a visa application so make sure you do this well in advance of your flight. Alice Springs is located in the Northern Territory of Australia, a hot region which sees average highs of over 35 degrees from December until February. However, between June and August it can get surprisingly cold so you will need warm clothing with you. You will need to put your clocks forward by 5 hours and 30 minutes to get on local time in Alice Springs, while the currency used in Australia is the Australian dollar.
* This information is correct as of March 2018
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