Alice Springs


Alice Springs to Darwin, Australia
Stuart Road, on its way to Australia's Top End
Do Red Center to the tropical Top End, the Stuart Highway road travels more than 1.500km lonely through Australia. Along this route, the Northern Territory radically changes its look but remains faithful to its rugged soul.
Red Center, Australia
Australia's Broken Heart
The Red Center is home to some of Australia's must-see natural landmarks. We are impressed by the grandeur of the scenarios but also by the renewed incompatibility of its two civilizations.
Devils Marbles, Alice Springs to Darwin, Stuart hwy, Top End Path
Alice Springs to Darwin, Australia

Stuart Road, on its way to Australia's Top End

Do Red Center to the tropical Top End, the Stuart Highway road travels more than 1.500km lonely through Australia. Along this route, the Northern Territory radically changes its look but remains faithful to its rugged soul.
kings canyon, red centre, heart, australia
Red Center, Australia

Australia's Broken Heart

The Red Center is home to some of Australia's must-see natural landmarks. We are impressed by the grandeur of the scenarios but also by the renewed incompatibility of its two civilizations.

Mapa


When to go


The climate of Alice Springs and the surrounding Red Center is generally dry with most of the sparse rain falling from October to March. From June to September – the southern winter months – temperatures can drop considerably and even reach minus degrees. , at night. From late November to February – the summer months – they remain high, possibly well above 30°C, during the day.

Money and costs


The Australian currency is the Australian Dollar (AUD). There are ATMs in Alice Springs and credit card payments are possible at the most upscale establishments. Remember, however, that vast areas of the Red Center and surrounding Northern Territory have neither villages nor establishments.

How to go


Australian companies QantasTiger Airways, Virgin Australia e jet star they provide internal connections from Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth and Darwin to and from Alice Springs for as little as €100 each way. 

 

 

 

Explore


CAR RENTAL:

Preferably rent a car or a good campervan (caravan) in Alice Springs and set out to discover. 4WD vehicles make it more expensive to drive on tarred roads but allow you to get out more safely onto unpaved roads and explore the often troubled paths of the Australian Outback.

The lowest price for car rental is around 20 euros per day, with insurance included and in low season. Prices for caravans equipped to sleep and cook on board start at €40 per day, including insurance. Approximately twice as much if they are 4WD. A jeep starts at 60 euros per day. In addition to these expenses, gasoline costs almost half of what it costs in Portugal.

OTHER SOLUTIONS:

As an alternative to renting a car, sign up for one of the tour agencies operating in the Northern Territory departing from Alice Springs. You already know that, in this case, you will only be able to stop at the places covered by the itinerary.