Central Australia, also known as the Alice Springs Region, is one of the five regions in the Northern Territory that centres on Alice Springs. Sometimes referred to as Centralia, the region is located in the southern part of the Northern Territory spanning from the west on Western Australia Border and to the east on the Queensland border.

 

Rich in aboriginal culture and home to Australia’s most iconic natural landmark, Uluru, the Central Australia region is a must see destination for anyone wanting to experience true outback culture. Our Central Australia travel guide helps you discover some of the best things to see and do while there.



Alice Springs Adventures


Flights

Experience the wonder and adventure of Central Australia and take to the skies via Alice Springs Helicopters or in a small aircraft from NT Air Services. You will be amazed as the landscape unfolds beneath you.

 

Mountain Biking

On tour with our Outback Cycling experienced local rider, you will be treated to some amazing single trail that takes you through the scrub catching some awesome views as you go. You'll venture deeper into the bush and find the best trails only known to the locals. Minimal experience, or heaps of experience. Outback Cycling provide the bike and will ensure you have an amazing adventure no matter what your riding experience is.

 

Pyndan Camel Tracks

Pyndan Camel Tracks is the only camel tour operator in Alice Springs. A sunset camel ride against the backdrop of the beautiful West MacDonnell Ranges near Alice Springs is a signature Red Centre experience. Marcus 'The Camel Man' Williams has almost 30 years experience working with camels all over the Outback as well as in Broome, India, Malaysia and Brunei. Pyndan Camel Tracks is a family-run business.

 

Outback Ballooning

Experience the breathtaking feeling of floating silently above the Outback as the sun slowly rises over the desert on this awe-inspiring ballooning adventure. Journey to the launch site in the cool pre-dawn darkness, and begin your ascent just as the morning light begins to illuminate the rugged MacDonnell Ranges. Float gently across the vast expanse of the Australian Outback – keeping an eye out for native wildlife including the iconic red kangaroo – and gain an appreciation of the remoteness of the area as you glide across the landscape.

 

Outback Quad Adventures

Come and kick up some red dust in the outback. Take a guided tour of the oldest working cattle station in the Northern Territory. Quad bikes are the modern day workhorses, but if you prefer not to ride a quad bike there are other options available including a Polaris 4 seat Razor and a four wheel drive tour. All bikes are automatic and easy to ride.
The pastoral lease of the station was first granted in 1873 and 6th generation of family continue to run the cattle station. There is a total area of 3500 sq. km to explore. An authentic outback experience