The surrounding country is gorgeous and offers plenty of outdoor recreation. The town itself has a great vibe. Even though it's a small place, there is no shortage of galleries, shops or restaurants. If you're looking for tours of the outback or central Australia this seems like the...more
I am a bona fide coffee snob. I need my cappuccino strong,frothy, delicious and served in a big mug. The Grind delivered on all counts with the added bonus of amazing service. It seemed like the clerks at the counter knew at least every other person that came in by name. And this was a pretty busy place....more
I had no idea that Central Australia had, of all things, an impressive mountain range. The mountains that stem from either side of Alice Springs make up this huge mountain range. Within the range are several notable places to visit, including Ormiston Gorge and Simpson Gap. This is also where...more
It's really well done, integrating a lot of the natural environment with the displays. The nocturnal house was especially interesting. This is a great place to get to know and learn to identify the creatures you may encounter in the outback.
Awesome, awesome, awesome! I may still be riding the wave of post-trek euphoria but I don't think it's clouding my judgement when I say this was an incredible hike. It's a rough track, for sure, but the views alone are worth all the effort. I took it slow and did it over 18 days with 3...more