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Travel has never been so easy in the #RedCentreNT!

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The iconic Ghan railway experience offers passengers a journey like no other. 

The Ghan presents passengers with a journey between Adelaide in South Australia, through the centre of Australia and onto Darwin in the Northern Territory, or vice versa. 

With numerous stops and suggested activities, the Ghan allows passengers the perfect amount of time to see as much of the #RedCentreNT as possible! 

The ghan offers diverse packages that allow you to experience as much as the #RedCentreNT you would like. You can view their packages on the Journey Beyond Rail website.

Make the most of your time in the #RedCentreNT with these inspirational itineraries and the below suggested activites!

A Good Rest B&B

B&B/Guesthouse
Alice Springs NT
For quality bed and breakfast accommodation in Alice Springs, choose A Good Rest B&B. Offering a spacious retreat, with luxury furnishings in every room, we cater to the ... show more

AAT Kings – Short Breaks (Red Centre)

Tours
Alice Springs NSW
AAT Kings as a tour operator has been helping people from all over the world discover and explore Australia. With a broad range of holiday options including Guided Tours,... 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

Adventure Rentals

Car / Campervan Hire
Darwin Region NT
With over 30 years in the adventure travel business, we now specialise in offering premium 4WD vehicles and equipment providing the spirited and discerning traveler with ... show more

Alice Laundromat

Services
Alice Springs NT
Alice Laundromat aims to provide a reliable, efficient and fast service to meet your laundry needs. show more

Alice on Todd Apartments

Self Contained
Alice Springs NT
Situated overlooking the banks of the Todd River, Alice on Todd Apartments provides a 'home away from home' for visitors to Alice Springs, catering for both the business ... show more

Alice Springs Brewing Co

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
Alice Springs Brewing Co is the town's only operating brewery. 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

Alice Springs Golf Club

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
The Alice Springs Golf Club is one of the finest desert golf courses in the world. The manicured greens contrast vividly with the surrounding desert and MacDonnell Ranges... 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

Alice Springs Tourist Park

Caravan Parks & Camping
Alice Springs NT
We're not the biggest but we strive to be the Best! 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

Alice Springs YHA

Budget/Backpackers
Alice Springs NT
Stay somewhere different! Alice Springs YHA is built within the grounds of an historic outdoor movie theater and has a great location in the center of this atmospheric ou... show more

Alice's Secret Travellers Inn

Budget/Backpackers
Alice Springs and Surrounds NT
Small, quirky, family run, no party hostel! Being the smallest, we pride ourselves on our cleanliness and friendliness, and we are happy to give you that extra bit of at... 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

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

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

Aurora Alice Springs

Hotels / Motels / Resorts
Alice Springs NT
Aurora Alice Springs is an award winning hotel, offering quality accommodation in the heart of Alice Springs. show more

Barra on Todd Restaurant and Bar

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
The Barra on Todd Restaurant & Bar is located within the 4½ star Chifley Alice Springs Resort across the dry Todd River from the town centre. Open for breakfast, all-... show more

BIG4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park

Caravan Parks & Camping
Alice Springs NT
The most awarded holiday park in the NT. show more

Casa Nostra Restaurant

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
Book a table at the popular Casa Nostra for a great Italian meal in the heart of Alice Springs. Casa Nostra is an old-school pizza and pasta place in the east of the city... 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

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

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. ... show more

Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters

Hotels / Motels / Resorts
Alice Springs NT
Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters Hotel is a 4.5 star property with 205 spacious rooms and suites located at the foot of the MacDonnell Ranges.A range of rooms and con... show more

Desert Palms Alice Springs

Hotels / Motels / Resorts
Alice Springs NT
An oasis in the outback, the Desert Palms is a 3.5 star outback property offering individual studio villa accommodation, set around a crystal clear free-form pool with is... show more

Diplomat Alice Springs

Hotels / Motels / Resorts
Alice Springs NT
Superbly located, the Diplomat Motel offers the perfect place to relax and unwind in Alice Springs. show more

DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs

Hotels / Motels / Resorts
Alice Springs NT
Experience eco-friendly award-winning luxury and enjoy stunning views of the majestic MacDonnell Mountain Ranges when you stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Alice Spr... show more

Elkira Court Motel

Hotels / Motels / Resorts
Alice Springs NT
An oasis in the Alice Springs town centre, Elkira Court Motel an outdoor swimming pool, barbecue facilities and a restaurant making it the perfect base for your red centr... show more

Emu Run Experience (Book Now)

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the past 6 years, Emu Run Experience is based in Alice Springs and specialises in Uluru & Central Australian touring... show more

Epilogue Lounge

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
Enjoy yummy tapas in this unique bar and restaurant. Pub style menu with daily lunch and dinner specials, plus schnitzels, roasts, steaks, seafood, burgers, steak san... show more

G'day Mate Tourist Park

Caravan Parks & Camping
Alice Springs NT
Welcome to G'day Mate Tourist Park, the next stop on your trip through the beautiful Red Centre. Located in Alice Springs this 4 star caravan park is a quiet, spacious, r... show more

Groovy Grape Tours

Tours
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

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

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

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

Jump Inn Alice Budget Accommodation

Budget/Backpackers
Alice Springs NT
Jump Inn Alice Budget Accommodation is a beautiful little hostel set in a lovely tree lined street not far from Alice Springs’ town centre. Featuring a boutique bar and... show more

Jump Inn Bar & Restaurant

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
Jump Inn Bar & Restaurant offers a fantastic range of quality, tasty bites and an extensive list of craft beers, delicious wines, cocktails, and soft drinks. Join us for ... 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

Kathy's Place Bed & Breakfast

B&B/Guesthouse
Alice Springs NT
Kathy’s Place Bed and Breakfast is a friendly Central Australian homestay accommodation. This cosy, Alice Springs B&B caters to single travelers, couples and families. ... 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

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

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

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

National Road Transport Hall of Fame

Tours
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

Northern Territory Air Services

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Please note that all prices above are for private hire of an aircraft (not per person), and maximum passenger numbers per aircraft are noted in the Scenic Tour descriptio... 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

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

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

Pigglys Supermarket, Takeaway and Bottle-shop

Services
Alice Springs NT
Pigglys is Alice Springs oldest running Supermarket with a Takeaway food shop and Bottle-shop under the same roof. show more

Pigglys Takeaway

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
Pigglys is Alice Springs' oldest running Supermarket with a Takeaway food shop and Bottle-shop under the same roof. show more

Pyndan Camel Tracks

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Pyndan Camel Tracks offer the only camel rides in Alice Springs! Join us for an unforgettable experience that will be the highlight of your trip. Our camels are gentle a... show more

Royal Flying Doctor Service Alice Springs Tourist Facility

Attractions
Alice Springs NT
Learn about the history of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Rev John Flynn its founder.Visitors have the opportunity to see exactly what it is like to be inside a full... show more

RT Tours Australia

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Let owner and operator Bob (Penuka) Taylor be your host, guide and private chef and allow him to share his passions of good food, ancient culture and beautiful country w... 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

Southern Cross Tours and Travel

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Experience the Difference, The Southern Cross Tours & Travel Difference show more

Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B

B&B/Guesthouse
Alice Springs NT
On the outskirts of Alice Springs, Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B, offers bed and breakfast accommodation, with a difference. These luxury tents, nestled in the foothi... 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

Sturt Desert Pea House

Accommodation
Alice Springs NT
Sturt Desert Pea House is an outstanding rural property on the outskirts of Alice Springs. Built of mud brick and local stone, the house also has recycled timbers and ... show more

Swagmans Rest Apartments

Studio/Apartments
Alice Springs NT
The Swagmans Rest is a self-contained motel located in Alice Springs within the heart of Australia. With a warm and friendly atmosphere, the staff will make you welcome -... show more

Tali

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
Tali provides an à la carte dining experience that is second to none in the region, offering cuisine that is a blend of modern Australian fare with a hint of the Outback... 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

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

The Goat & Bucket

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
The Goat & Bucket house of hops brings Alice Springs a new dining experience. The interior design is masculine with dark and moody undertones, while the use of wood panel... show more

The Juicy Rump

Eating Out / Restaurant
Alice Springs NT
The Juicy Rump is a dining and entertainment venue in Alice Springs. Enjoy a drink on the spacious deck looking out at the MacDonnell Ranges, enjoy a generous meal, or ca... 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

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

Tinkerbee

Tours
Alice Springs NT
Werte! Local Arrernte elder, artist and educator, Kumalie Riley, is the owner and operator of Tinkerbee Central and Eastern Arrernte Cross-Cultural and Interpretation Se... show more

Todd Tavern

Budget/Backpackers
Alice Springs NT
We have lots to offer you! Come in and experience some great Alice Springs hospitality. Enjoy a delicious meal in our Bistro, have an icy cold drink and bet in Maxims, st... show more

Vatu Sanctuary & Homestead

Self Contained
Alice Springs NT
Escape the ordinary when visiting the amazing ancient landscape of Central Australia with its rich indigenous culture. Saturate yourself in local colour and be inspired b... show more

Wanngardi Caravan Park

Caravan Parks & Camping
Alice Springs NT
Wanngardi is a small family owned and operated caravan park located 15 km South West of Alice Springs in a beautiful quiet bush setting. show more

WB MOBILE WINDSCREENS & TINTING

Services
Alice Springs NT
WB Mobile Windscreens & Tinting have been servicing the Alice Springs and outer regional districts for many years. Trusted by locals, we have a commitment to quality cust... 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

Wintersun Cabin and Caravan Park

Caravan Parks & Camping
Alice Springs NT
The closest Top Tourist Park to the centre of town! show more

Women's Museum of Australia

Tours
Alice Springs NT
A museum of national importance founded in 1993 by Molly Clark from Old Andado Station, the Women's Museum of Australia (WMOA) celebrates the achievements of women in Au... 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

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