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“Amazing bird presentation”

Alice Springs Desert Park
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$34.00*
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Alice Springs Desert Park Nocturnal Tour
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$24.72*
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Alice Springs Desert Park General Entry Ticket
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Owner description: 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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Reviewed November 16, 2013

The presenters were especially excellent --- discussing aboriginal lives and survival in the desert region and a guide who somehow was able to have several different birds fly in and around and swoop down to the audience. The educational aspects of the park were very well done. It was a good experience

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Reviewed November 16, 2013

We arrived and paid an extra $20 for the Eagle Encounter thinking that we'd just get to see an eagle show. Low and behold we had our photo taken standing next to a wedge-tailed eagle. The ranger takes the photos with your own camera so you are not buying photos they have taken. Amazing experience! We took audio guides and gave ourselves a self-guided tour. The cutural presentation by a young lady with Aboriginal heritage was excellent. LIke everywhere else in this area they are plenty of flies so take a fly net if you have one.

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Reviewed November 14, 2013

As advised we arrived soon after the 7.30am opening when it was cooler and the wildlife more active. The park is laid out in areas depicting the various desert habitats. There are many large aviaries, including walk - in, and a large nocturnal house. The free flying bird display was outstanding, With so many captive birds the wild birds were attracted into the gardens as well, so bird watchers and photographers should allow plenty of time for their visit!

Thank mousebirdEngland
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Reviewed November 14, 2013

its worth visiting. Everything is explained very well and we enjoid the Birds Show. A desert Park in the Desert where you have to pay entrance fee was one of the highlights of our journey

Thank Nemo1406
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

I went here thinking I would only spend a couple of hours - 9 hours later I still wasn't done! On entry you get an audio guide which is brilliant for navigating your way around and actually learning about your surroundings. Their programme of activities is also jampacked so throughout the self-guided walk there was also plenty more to do, such as the bird of prey show where the birds go right through the crowd and the aboriginal talks which is really hands-on (we spent about 2 hours talking with the presenter afterwards). You could hire a bike to get here but you'll be doing plenty of walking throughout the day so I would reccomend booking with one of the various shuttle buses.

Thank Alixx777
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