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Alice Springs Desert Park

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Address: Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871, Australia
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+61 8 8951 8788
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Alice Springs Desert Park is an inspiring portrayal of Australia’s central...

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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$34.48*
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Alice Springs Desert Park Nocturnal Tour
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$25.08*
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Alice Springs Desert Park General Entry Ticket

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Phenomenal place. Incredible exhibits. Will definitely go again! Their conservation programs are wonderful and I highly recommend the nocturnal tour!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Palmwoods, Australia
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Palmwoods, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Phenomenal place. Incredible exhibits. Will definitely go again! Their conservation programs are wonderful and I highly recommend the nocturnal tour!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to go here by the owner of the place we stayed at and it was disappointing,very few animals,the only 2 things that lifted my score were the bird display which was spot on,and the nocturnal house.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great. Helpful staff. Nocturnal house is fantastic. So many icy bubblers to fill up from. Recommended.

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had so much fun here! The bird exhibit was absolutely outstanding - don't miss it. These birds are well trained and the park ranger gave amazing information. This is a wonderful place to come and learn about the desert before you go venturing out in it. We learned so much about the plants and animals in the outback and... More 

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Lakeville, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great morning in the desert with some very good guides. Price was about $25AU for the day. Grounds are very authentic and eco friendly. They are very conscious of the environment and habitat of the animals. You can get up close to Kangaroos, Emu's, Birds, Dingo's, and a nice Nocturnal building and Bird show which is covered. Definitely recommend this... More 

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Saratoga, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park was designed and built by folks who know and appreciate desert plants and animals. So often these parks are arranged with a centralized building for animals, birds, snakes, etc.; but not here. Plants and trees are in walks around the periphery. As one walks around seeing the various habitats for plants, the aviaries and "cages" for the animals... More 

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Lyndoch, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This should be on your "Bucket List" if visiting Central Australia. I thought I knew a lot as I had lived there and visited many times, but came away further enriched. Get there early as it's cooler and more animals and birds are out and about. The free flight bird display is a MUST as is plenty of time to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended this exhibit as part of a tour. It is an exhibit of many central Australian animals and birds in a zoo like setting. It has been carefully built and landscaped to look like a desert setting which makes the visit more interesting. They have a well done bird show with various trained birds. The is also a good exhibit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First arrive early enough to see the bird show at 10am. Plus the early bird gets the worm? For $32 bucks this place is a great buy. Easy walk they even have little electric buggies for people with difficulty walking. Many different bird displayed and a walk in kangaroo area. Cafe onsite. But the bird show was the best part.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a good 4 hours this morning looking around the Park. We thought it was extremely good value for money. To make the most of your visit be sure to take advantage of the various shows, you'll be given a programme upon arrival. The bird of prey display at 10 was amazing and we thorough enjoyed... More 

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