Alice Springs Holidays

Framed by the MacDonnell Ranges and an intense desert landscape, the township of Alice Springs is Australia’s most famous outback town. The stories of Australian history and heritage overflow in Alice Springs, with a rich cast of characters, Afghan cameleers, flying doctors and outback explorers. Today it is possible to …

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How to get to Alice Springs

Here's what you need to know about getting to Alice Springs. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Alice Springs takes 1 day, 2 hours, 10 minutes.

When to go to Alice Springs

Typical Holiday Price

£1288 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Alice Springs varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - October is the cheapest month to go to Alice Springs.

Where to stay in Alice Springs

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Alice Springs, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Alice Springs

Percita | FlickrAlice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Desert Park
dincsi | FlickrThe Rock Tour
The Rock Tour
c_neuhaus | FlickrAlice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve
Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve
Oliver | Trip by SkyscannerTodd River
Todd River
Oliver | Trip by SkyscannerAnzac Hill
Anzac Hill
Summer Wilms | Trip by SkyscannerMacDonnell Ranges
MacDonnell Ranges
andy_tyler | FlickrAlice Springs Reptile Centre
Alice Springs Reptile Centre
amandabhslater | FlickrOlive Pink Botanic Garden
Olive Pink Botanic Garden
Summer Wilms | Trip by SkyscannerLarapinta Trail
Larapinta Trail

Reviews of Alice Springs

Tyson Bramer
Tyson BramerLos Angeles

While not an exciting place to see, there are some hidden gems, and at the very least, some hotels and restaurants for your journey to and from Uluru.

NallyNew York City

Located between the MacDonnell Ranges and the dry Todd River, Alice Springs is the arrival/departure point for exploring the vast Outback. The small city has a transient feel, as most people are only passing through. Expect hot days and cold nights. Everything you need can be found by walking down Todd Street.

AussieCamper Van
AussieCamper VanMelbourne

This place makes you busy in attending gallery and community events, Museum of Central Australia, Desert Mob art show , olive Pink, Botanic Gardens and much more to travel and explore something new always in every visit.

Summer Wilms
Summer WilmsFremantle

The surrounding country is gorgeous and offers plenty of outdoor recreation. The town itself has a great vibe. Even though it's a small place, there is no shortage of galleries, shops or restaurants. If you're looking for tours of the outback or central Australia this seems like the place to find them.