Alice Springs Desert Park is only seven kilometres from the centre of Alice Springs.  Self-drive, jump on the public bus, hire a bike or join a transfer to make your way to the Desert Park. Download the map now and plan your journey.

Spend a minimum of 3-4 hours to immerse yourself in the beauty and mystery of Australia's deserts as you wander through the ancient landscapes from dry river beds to dense woodlands full of life.

Experience the night during the day in the Nocturnal House and see animals once found in abundance across the desert. Discover the diversity of desert plants. Be inspired by ancient living cultures and feel the spirit with local Aboriginal guides and try your hand at traditional methods. Marvel at the energy and adrenaline of free flying birds as they saw through crystal blue skies.

You will leave with the Desert Park with new stories, skills and some of the secrets of the desert.

Owl sitting on a tree

MEET OUR animals

Things get a bit wild
around here at night!