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Alice Springs Cup Carnival 2021

10 April to 2 May 2021

Pioneer Park Racecourse, South Stuart Highway, Alice Springs

Showcasing the best that #RedCentreRacing has to offer, the 2021 Ladbrokes Alice Springs Cup Carnival is a must-see for locals and visitors to Central Australia. If you’ve thought about coming to the Alice for Cup Carnival but haven’t made it yet, then this is your time!

With five days of racing over four action-packed weekends, there is something for everyone: fashions, fun, luncheons, and an all-round amazing time at the 2021 Ladbrokes Alice Springs Cup Carnival.

Make the most of your Cup Carnival experience! Check out the suggested things to do, accommodation and activities packages on offer!

If you can't find what you are looking for, contact us on 1800 645 199 or via the contact formWe're here to help with anything you need to make the most of your experience!

Ruby Gap Nature Park

Parks and Reserves
East MacDonnell Ranges NT
Ruby Gap Nature Park is a remote spot located on the most eastern side of the East MacDonnell Ranges. Located 150 kilometres from Alice Springs, it was the site of Centra... show more

The Rock Tour

Tours
Alice Springs NT
The Rock Tour is the first choice for budget conscious travelers & International Backpackers looking for a high quality tour & cultural experience at an affordable price.... show more

Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
The Olive Pink Botanic Garden is located a short drive from the town’s CBD, on land developed as a reserve for arid region flora by Miss Olive Pink in the 1950s. show more

Outback Elite Tours

Tours
Alice Springs NT
OUTBACK ELITE TOURS organise VIP, Private, Classic and fully personalised tours of half-day, one day or multi-day in Central Australia. We also offer tours in Italian a... show more

Central Australian Aviation Museum

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Located in the original Connellan Airways hangar on the site of Alice Springs' first air strip, the museum houses early flying doctor planes, a restored DC3 and other his... show more
Alice Silver Passenger Services

Alice Silver Passenger Services

Adventure
Alice Springs NT
Larapinta trail transfers- Uluru transfers, charter service, town tours. show more

Mac Clark (Acacia Peuce) Conservation Reserve

Parks and Reserves
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Mac Clark Conservation Reserve protects acres of rare Acacia Peuce trees, which are found in only two other locations in the world. From Alice Springs, the Reserve can be... show more

Tnorala/ Gosse Bluff Conservation Reserve

Parks and Reserves
South of Alice Springs NT
The Tnorala/Gosse Bluff Conservation Reserve is an enormous comet impact site and a place of significant international scientific interest. It also has great cultural and... show more

The Gem Cave

Retail / Shopping
Alice Springs NT
We specialise in Opal, and have the largest range of opal jewellery and unset stones in the Northern Territory. We also have a large stock of Birthstones and freshwater ... show more

Chartair

Tours
Darwin Region NT
With more than 45 years’ experience, Chartair services the NT with a unique blend of professionalism, innovation and absolute commitment to the needs of our customers. O... show more

Trephina Gorge Nature Park

Parks and Reserves
East MacDonnell Ranges NT
Discover the rugged landscapes, wildlife, Aboriginal and pastoral histories of the East MacDonnell Ranges at Trephina Gorge Nature Park. Located 85km east of Alice Spring... show more

Alice Springs Helicopters

Tours
Alice Springs NT
When all is said and done, ‘time’ is a critical factor in most planned holidays. With a variety of scenic flights and heli-safaris to choose from and flexible departure t... show more

Spirit Safaris

Tours
Alice Springs and Surrounds NSW
Private, small group luxury 4WD Eco Tours to Remote Wilderness, Aboriginal Rock Art & Aboriginal Art Centres in Outback Australia show more

Hermannsburg Historic Precinct

Attractions
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Hermannsburg was originally a Lutheran mission and was the first town in Central Australia. It was also home to the famous Aboriginal watercolour artist, Albert Namatjira... show more

Finke Gorge National Park

Parks and Reserves
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Explore the ancient landscapes of Finke Gorge National Park, 140 kilometres west of Alice Springs. The 46,000-hectare park protects the desert oasis Palm Valley, home to ... show more

Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre

Tours
Alice Springs NT
The Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre is a multi-award winning interpretive centre located 3.5km from the CBD, which offers visitors from around the globe a ... show more

Owen Springs Reserve

Parks and Reserves
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Owen Springs Reserve is popular with four-wheel drive visitors seeking a quiet bush camp. The Hugh River runs the length of the reserve and offers many great places for c... show more

Tangentyere Artists

Artisans
Alice Springs NT
Tangentyere Artists, an Alice Springs-based not-for-profit, Aboriginal owned and directed Art Centre, provides new, emerging, or established artists skills, professional,... show more

Amazing Alice

Tours
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
4 unique Alice Springs attractions, all on one discounted entry ticket. Explore the innovative ideas that became world leading systems and ideas. Meet our reptiles that ... show more
Tracks 4x4 Tagalong

Tracks 4x4 Tagalong

Tours
Alice Springs and Surrounds NSW
Out-of-the-way experiences show more

Sandrifter Safaris

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Sandrifter Safaris – An Alice Springs Original- is a locally owned tour operator based in Alice Springs since 1982, specialising in personalised small group & tailor-made... show more

John Flynn's Grave Historic Reserve

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
The John Flynn's Memorial Historical Reserve is the resting place for the ashes of the Reverend John Flynn, founder of the Flying Doctor Service and the Australian Inland... show more

Stuart Town Gaol

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Construction of the Stuart Town Gaol and police station started in 1907 by local builders using materials sourced from the district. It is a simple design made of local s... show more

Museum of Central Australia

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Central Australia's unique natural and geological history is explained at the Museum of Central Australia in Alice Springs. show more

Ormiston Gorge and Pound

National Parks
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Ormiston Gorge is a great place for a cool dip, to see the towering red walls of the gorge and pound, and local plants and wildlife. Located 135 kilometres west of Alice ... show more

Old Hartley Street School

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Visit Hartley Street School to see how outback children were educated in the early twentieth century. It was the first official school building in Alice Springs, and it w... show more

John Flynn Memorial Uniting Church

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
The John Flynn Memorial Church is a part of The Flynn Trail, a self-guided heritage tour in Alice Springs and surrounds. This tour takes you on a journey across Alice Sp... show more

Illamurta Springs Conservation Reserve

Parks and Reserves
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Discover the peace and beauty of Illamurta Springs Conservation Reserve - one of the NT's most isolated reserves.Located 192 kilomtres south-west of Alice Springs, it enc... show more

Mbantua Fine Art Gallery Alice Springs

Artisans
Alice Springs NT
Mbantua Fine Art Gallery specialises in exhibiting and selling the works of Aboriginal artists from the Utopia region of Central Australia. Throughout the Gallery you wil... show more

Outback Tour Services

Tours
Alice Springs NT
At Outback Tour Services, we are proud to offer you a variety of adventurous tour products and services throughout the great Australian Outback. Our own touring produc... show more

Larapinta Trail

Attractions
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Ranked as one of the planet's top 20 treks, the Larapinta Trail is a 223 kilometre walking track which traverses the magnificent, semi-arid landscapes and impressive, roc... show more

Ikuntji Artists

Artisans
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Ikuntji Artists is an Indigenous owned and run art centre located at Haasts Bluff, 230km west of Alice Springs in the West Macdonnell Ranges.It was first established in 1... show more

Redbank Gorge

National Parks
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Redbank Gorge (Rwetyepme, pronounced 'roo-chip-ma') is a stunning gorge and chasm that is a refuge for many threatened plant and animal species.Located 156km west of Alic... show more

Simpsons Gap

National Parks
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Simpsons Gap is one of the most prominent gaps in the West MacDonnell Ranges. Located just 18 kilometres from Alice Springs the towering cliffs are awe inspiring. It feat... show more

The Residency

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Since its construction in 1928, The Residency, on the corner of Parsons and Hartley Streets, has become a tangible symbol of the brief independence and Vice-Regal power C... show more

Napwerte Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve

Parks and Reserves
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Napwerte Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve protects petroglyphs - rock engravings made by the early Arrernte Aboriginal people. The six-hectare reserve is 39 ki... show more

Araluen Arts Centre

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
The Araluen Arts Centre is the focal point of the visual art and performance scene of Central Australia, presenting an annual program of exhibitions, performances, and fi... show more

Standley Chasm Angkerle Atwatye

Tours
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Standley Chasm Angkerle Atwatye is a "must see!" It's a spectacular geological and culturally significant icon located in the West MacDonnell Ranges, Tjoritja, National P... show more

Central Craft

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Watch artists at work printing silk, creating jewellery, pottery, and woodwork, and buy souvenirs from the shop at Central Craft in Alice Springs. show more

Hermannsburg Potters

Artisans
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Visit the Hermannsburg Potters to see their renowned hand-built terracotta pots that are decorated with vibrant sculpted animals, landscapes, and bush tucker. show more

Dark Skies Festival 2021

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Central Australia’s Dark Skies Festival is a nine-night celebration of humanity’s connection to the Night Sky. The festival is held between May 6 - 14th 2021. Join us... show more

Corroboree Rock Conservation Reserve

Parks and Reserves
East MacDonnell Ranges NT
Corroboree Rock is a dark grey column of dolomite an hour's drive east of Alice Springs. It is one of many sites in the MacDonnell Ranges that is of great importance to t... show more

Explorer's Way

Attractions
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
The Explorer's Way bisects the Australian continent from Adelaide in the south to Darwin in the north. It covers over 3,000 kilometres and follows the corridor blazed in ... show more

Anzac Hill

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
The most visited landmark in Alice Springs, Anzac Hill is the ideal spot for an overview of the town. The lookout offers a panoramic view of Alice Springs and the beautif... show more

Alice Springs Desert Park

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Alice Springs Desert Park is an inspiring portrayal of Australia's desert environment that effortlessly blends the plants, animals and people of our arid regions. A 'must... show more

Arltunga Historical Reserve

Attractions
East MacDonnell Ranges NT
Located 110 kilometres east of Alice Springs, via the East MacDonnell Ranges, the historic town of Arltunga was officially Central Australia's first town and once support... show more

Kathleen Buzzacott Art Studio

Artisans
Alice Springs NT
Kathleen Buzzacott Art Studio is an indigenous owned and operated family enterprise, situated on Traditional Arrente Land in the stunning West MacDonnell Ranges. Visitors... show more

Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
See the Central Australian landscape on two wheels by pedalling along the Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path. Extending from Flynns Grave (7 kilometres from the edge of Alice Spri... show more

Yubu Napa Gallery and Studio

Artisans
Alice Springs NT
Yubu Napa offers visitors a unique gallery experience. Visitors to Alice Springs have the opportunity to meet and engage with Indigenous Artists as they are creating the... show more

Ladbrokes Pioneer Park Racecourse

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Home of thoroughbred horse racing action in the red centre of Australia. Pioneer Park Racecourse has all the thrills and spills of Randwick Racecourse only in the Desert.... show more

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Attractions
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Tjanpi Desert Weavers is a vibrant not-for-profit Aboriginal social enterprise of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council. More than 400 Aborigin... show more

Tanami Desert

Parks and Reserves
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
The Tanami Desert, one of the most isolated and arid areas on earth, wasn’t truly explored until well into the twentieth century. show more

Red Centre Way

Attractions
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Discover the Australian outback and the world-renowned landmarks of Uluru / Ayers Rock, Kata Tjuta / The Olgas and Watarrka National Park, Kings Canyon on a four or five ... show more

Binns Track

Attractions
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Take an epic journey on the Northern Territory’s newest four-wheel drive route, the Binns Track. show more

National Road Transport Hall of Fame

Caravan Parks & Camping
Alice Springs NT
The National Road Transport Hall of Fame is a unique museum showcasing the rich and important history of the road and transport industry and the essential role it's play... show more

Megafauna Central

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Located in the centre of Alice Springs, Megafauna Central showcases the unique megafauna of Central Australia of the Miocene epoch, about 8 million years ago. show more

Adelaide House Museum

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Designed by Rev John Flynn (the man of the $20 note) and built in 1926, Adelaide House was the first hospital in Central Australia. Taking into consideration the heat in ... show more

Araluen Cultural Precinct

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
The Araluen Cultural Precinct provides a fascinating glimpse into the art, culture and heritage of Central Australia, and into some of the local identities that helped de... show more

Birthday Waterhole

Parks and Reserves
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Birthday Waterhole is a semi-permanent pool on the Hugh River in the West MacDonnell Ranges, rarely suitable for swimming. It is also the Trailhead for sections 4 and 5 o... show more

Spinifex Ballooning

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Rise above the desert at dawn with Spinifex Ballooning and be spellbound by the soft colours bouncing off the majestic backdrop of the MacDonnell Ranges- an unforgettable... show more

Native Gap Conservation Reserve

Parks and Reserves
Tennant Creek Barkly Region NT
Native Gap Conservation Reserve is a sacred site to Arrernte and Anmatyerr Aboriginal people. It also stands as a memorial to the Overland Telegraph Line, which was const... show more

Ellery Creek Big Hole

National Parks
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Ellery Creek Big Hole is one of the most popular and picturesque camping, walking, swimming and picnic spots in the West MacDonnell Ranges National Park. show more

Ochre Pits

National Parks
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Head out into the West MacDonnells to see the vivid colours of the mineral ochre pits, which have been mined for generations by the local Aboriginal people. Located 110k... show more

Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands Art Centre

Tours
Alice Springs NT
At Alice Spring's Ngurratjuta Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands Art Centre you can see dot paintings and watercolours on show in the gallery, meet the Aboriginal artists who creat... show more

Mt Sonder

Parks and Reserves
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Mt Sonder is the third highest peak in the West MacDonnell Ranges and Northern Territory. It marks the western end of the section 12 of the Larapinta Trail, a 223 kilomet... show more

Anna's Reservoir Conservation Reserve

Parks and Reserves
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Anna's Reservoir was discovered, named and described by explorer John McDouall Stuart in April 1860. Stuart named the rockhole after the youngest daughter of one of his s... show more

Yeperenye Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park

Parks and Reserves
East MacDonnell Ranges NT
Yeperenye Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park are the first noticeable features of the East MacDonnell Ranges. Pack a picnic, watch the local wildlife, or follow a short wa... show more

Old Timers Traeger Museum

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Find out how early Territorians lived, worked, travelled and obtained supplies at the Old Timers Traeger Museum. Located in Alice Springs, the museum houses an extensi... show more

Groovy Grape Tours

Tours & Activities
Adelaide SA
Groovy Grape Getaways caters to the backpacker market who want fun informative adventurous trips. Starting operation on 1997, the Barossa Valley tours, we have grown ... show more

Tjoritja/ West MacDonnell National Park

National Parks
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Tjoritja/ West MacDonnell National Park stretches for 161 kilometres west of Alice Springs. Explore and appreciate the scenic beauty and history of the area on foot, swi... show more

Willis's Walkabouts

Tours
Kakadu National Park NT
Kakadu, Kimberley, Red Centre and more. For 35 years we have been taking people on treks unlike anything else on the market. Forget trails. Our treks are off-trail... show more

Royal Flying Doctor Service Alice Springs Tourist Facility

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Visit the RFDS Alice Springs Tourist Facility & Museum - see, experience and learn through the wonder of technology as this facilitiy brings history to life. Enjoy the he... show more

Central Australia Tag Along tours

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Alice Springs Only Locally Based Tag Along Tour. Come on a tour with a local, experienced guide and visit places the others don't go. show more

Alice Springs Visitor Information Centre

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Make the nationally accredited Alice Springs Visitor Information Centre your first stop in Central Australia and let our friendly and professional staff help you get the ... show more

Keringke Arts

Artisans
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Keringke Arts is a working art studio environment providing a direct sale outlet close to Alice Springs for original, colourful and vibrant artworks. The Keringke style i... show more

Outback Ballooning

Tours
Alice Springs NT
The perfect way to appreciate the vast remoteness and spectacular dawn colours of the Australian outback and MacDonnell Ranges. Wildlife, particularly Big Red Kangaroos a... show more

The Artist Expedition Society

Tours
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
The Artist Expedition Society offers outdoor creative experiences in Central Australia for experienced artists and total beginners looking for a different kind of Outback... show more

N'Dhala Gorge Nature Park

Parks and Reserves
East MacDonnell Ranges NT
N'Dhala Gorge Nature Park is a fascinating site that protects thousands of prehistoric rock carvings. Located within the East MacDonnell Ranges, 90 kilometres east of Ali... show more

Serpentine Gorge

National Parks
West MacDonnell Ranges NT
Serpentine Gorge is a narrow gap in the West MacDonnell Ranges, 100 kilometres west of Alice Springs. Follow a well marked path and easy path to the gap and peaceful wate... show more

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