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GET BACK TO nature in Central Australia, the perfect destination for nature lovers and outdoor explorers.

With a picturesque landscape as far as the eye can see, Central Australia is a spectacular stretch of nature, almost too beautiful to be true. An abundance of walking tracks, swimming holes, magnificent camping spots and a rich cultural history continue to draw in visitors year after year, and for good reason.

This beautiful region provides an endless supply of entertainment and inspiration for all locals and visitors who like to explore the great outdoors.

As the beautiful winter days begin, it’s the perfect time to put on the hiking boots and load up the camping gear. Whether you’re looking for a day trip or a multi-day hike, there is something for everyone across the whole region.

If you’re heading down south, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and Watarrka National Park offer spectacular views, while you take in places of immense cultural importance. For keen hikers, the Uluru Base Walk, Kata Tjuta Valley of the Winds, the Kings Canyon Rim Walk, and The Giles Track all provide fantastic experiences.

Surrounding Alice Springs, the MacDonnell Ranges are any hiker’s dream, with a reputation of exquisite, rugged beauty, challenging terrain, picture perfect camping spots and waterholes. Recognised amongst the trekking community worldwide, the Larapinta Trail is a highlight for any who visit. Enjoy short walks, full-day hikes or tackle the whole trail in a multi-day journey.

To learn more, or to book experiences, accommodation and trail transfers, contact the Alice Springs, Tennant Creek or Yulara Visitor Information Centres and the amazing staff will help you plan your journey.

From north to south, east to west – and everywhere in between – get out there, get exploring!


Photo: Kings Canyon. Jess Caldwell & Luke Riddle/Tourism NT

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