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Alice Springs Desert Park

#3 of 76 things to do in Alice Springs Features Animals
Larapinta Drive | Desert Park Entrance Road, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
+61 8 8951 8707
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Alice Springs Desert Park is an inspiring portrayal of Australia’s central desert environment that effortlessly blends the plants, birds, animals and people of our arid regions within one, extraordinary tourism and conservation facility. Our ‘natural’ attraction is as distinctive as the Australian desert itself - a truly unique experience that continues to captivate and educate travellers from every corner of the globe. There’s much more to deserts than meets the eye and our visitors are astonished by the life and beauty they discover on their journey with us.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 18:00
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Larapinta Drive | Desert Park Entrance Road, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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+61 8 8951 8707
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Reviewed yesterday

You need to spend most of the day, at least from the 9:15 am dingo talk through 10 am birds show and 11 am aboriginal culture talk ending 12:30. More talks later on. Each is given only once a day and are good detail. I...More

Thank SatyaP
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Dessert Park is a great achievement of the people of Alice Springs and deserves at least two hours but could need longer. There is a café there if refueling is needed.

Thank Tambo_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of walking (wear comfy shoes), missed the shows (due to timing), but we walked most area and read the sign, we enjoyed this relaxing surrounds of this place

Thank Broncogirl12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great family day out! Can recommend the daily bird show was amazing. There's a fair bit of walking so bring comfortable shoes. If you have the chance do the night time nocturnal tour, really cool experience, desert and coffee afterwards is a bonus.

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few hours at this park and indeed what a surprise it was. All the different fauna and flora

Thank FandM_9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My only dissapointment was that some displays were empty. Dingos etc. Souvenir shop quite expensive compared to others in Alice Springs.

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours. There's lots to see in terms of native animals such as dingoes, a myriad of birds, emus, etc. and there's also a nocturnal enclosure where you get to see some really cool and some quite rare/endangered native creatures....More

1  Thank Slim5144
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely morning strolling around the park. There was me, my hubby our daughter, her partner & our 3yr old granddaughter. I was easy too for pushing a stroller/pram. At the time of our visit the desert peas were out, they were beautiful...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an itneresting place but value for money was expensive. To see the general displays and bird show was great.. very disappointing to find out to see the dingo's or the eagles cost even more money. A lot of care and consideration has been...More

Thank SharmaineCherie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Desert Park is a wonderfully maintained and presented bit of Central Australia. Cool animals, carefully and tastefully maintained, and informative presentations. The bird show is a gem. Don't miss it!

Thank Miles J
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