Alice Springs Reptile Centre houses the largest reptile display in the Northern Territory. We have an extensive range of reptiles including the HUGE Perentie Goanna, Frill Neck Lizards, Thorny Devils and many other fascinating lizards, LARGE and small Pythons and some of the world's most venomous snakes such as Inland Taipans, Brown Snakes, Death Adders and Mulga (King Brown) Snakes.
The largest classroom in the World… Alice Springs School of the Air was established in 1951 to provide an educational resource to primary school students living in remote Central Australia. Students study at home with a home tutor and join with a teacher for a regular live class lessons broadcast via satellite from the studio in Alice Springs.
The Flying Doctor Service, then known as the Aerial Medical Service, under the control of the Australian Inland Mission, became operational on May 15, 1928. The first flying doctor of the service was Dr K St Vincent Welch and the first flying doctor pilot, Arthur Affleck of Qantas. Qantas, today a major international airline, was in those days still a small bush airline, known as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Service (Q.A.N.T.A.S).
Learn the history of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Rev John Flynn its founder.
Experience the thrill of fossicking for your own beautiful Central Australian gemstones. Tours include all equipment, experienced guides to help find the gems and an appraisal of your gems on your return.
The Araluen Site, also known as the Alice Springs Cultural Precinct, is home to some of the most interesting cultural and historical attractions in Alice Springs, encompassing performing and visual arts, natural and social history and Aboriginal culture.
In the space of a few hours discover the secrets of the desert. See and hear the stories of the plants, animals, and local Aboriginal culture at daily guide presentations. Witness free-flying birds of prey, see rare and endangered animals and enjoy a cinematic journey of the creation of these deserts.