What a wonderful place and a great opportunity to learn about the overland telegraph and the history of Alice Springs. Lehi was so informative and lovely to speak with. Also great cake and coffee at the cafe!
About Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve
1 - 10 of 942 reviews
We went on the guided tour at 9.30 when it was quiet and not too hot. The tour goes every two hours and is included in the admission price. Our guide told us about the people and background to the station which put everything in...More
Hi akaway2016 Thank you very much for taking time to leave us the 5/5 rating and fantastic review. To hear that this is one of the best outdoor museums that you've ever been to is music to our ears! Thank you so much for sharing...More
It's great to visit somewhere that reminds us of our amazing history. We visited as part of a half day tour with AAT. Very well restored and maintained with fantastic records. There is a bit of walking involved but on even ground. Imaging what it...More
Hello there 727glenysb It is WONDERFUL to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to the Alice Springs Telegraph Station! Yes, those who came up to live at the Station would stay for years and years on end, and back in those days it certainly...More
Visiting the telegraph station is like stepping back in time. The rooms are modeled to represent what they looked like all those years ago. There is heaps of information and you can self guide through the station. The lawns are beautiful and shady and the...More
Hello jess_jeanette Thank you for the 4/5 rating and additional feedback! Thank you for recommending our site for future visitors too :) Happy and safe travels, Jenn
We visited the early telegraph station as part of a 1/2 day tour of Alice Springs. I particularly wanted to visit this site as I am an amateur radio operator. The site was barren, hot, but had a lot of information and history crammed in...More
Hi tcff2017 Thank you very much for your overview and appreciation of the Alice Springs Telegraph Station. The operation of keeping the batteries charged was a job that everyone who lived at the Telegraph Station had to know - even children! It was most people's...More
We did this as part of a 1/2 day tour of Alice Springs. It was very interesting to see how everything worked compared to what we have today. The buildings were fantastic and it was great to see they had the field set up for...More
Hi John W Oh very nice that you saw The Ghan dinner set up. It's quite beautiful! We appreciate the 5/5 rating :) Happy and safe travels, Jenn
We drove out to the AS telegraph station and took a few pictures from the outside. After 9 days in Alice, our budget was running thin due to seeing so many sites and our tour to Palm Valley. Thus we needed to cull our spending....More
Hi there KazNgaz50s I'm sorry to hear The Alice Springs Telegraph Station entry fee was over your budget. We set the standard adult fee to $13.75 to keep the Trail Station Cafe running and the Historical Precinct clean and restored. We also run 4x daily...More
There is lots of history at this site relating to the telegraph station itself, and to life in the outback.
Hi there Traveller27_2014 The history is immense isn't it!? Thanks for stopping by and leaving the 4/5 rating =) Happy and safe travels, Jenn
These buildings and the stories from the past are well preserved and tell of the way these early settlers live with the isolation and the importance of the Telegraph Station was to Australia and it's development.
Hi there Cheryl D Thank you very much for the compliments on our restored buildings. It's great to hear of your appreciation of the pioneers work too! Happy and safe travels, Jenn
Fascinating history well worth visiting. Informative tour guides twice a day, lovely to see how well preserved the station is
Hi Harry1Melbourne Thanks for visiting! Yes we actually have guided tours 4x per day! They're proving to be quite popular :) Thanks so much for your kind feedback. Happy and safe travels, Jenn