Red Centre: Places to Explore


  • Alice Springs

    Once a ramshackle collection of buildings on dusty streets, Alice Springs—known colloquially as "the Alice" or just "Alice"—is today an incongruously suburban tourist center with a population of more than... Read more

  • Uluru and Kata Tjuta

    It's easy to see why the Aborigines attach spiritual significance to Uluru (Ayers Rock). It rises magnificently above the plain and dramatically changes color throughout the day. The Anangu people are... Read more

  • West MacDonnell Ranges

    The West MacDonnell Ranges—stretching westward from just a few kilometers outside Alice Springs for around 200 km (125 mi)—are a spectacular series of red-capped mountains interspersed by rocky canyons... Read more