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Category: Zoo, Local time: 18:55:36, Altitude: 601m, Address: Larapinta Dr, Flynn NT 0870, Australia, Official WWW website:

Alice Springs Desert Park is a well known zoological-botanical park in Australia .It is located in the Northern Territory, about 10min drive from the centre of the city of Alice Springs .

About the Alice Springs Desert Park

Alice Springs Desert Park covers an area of 1300 hectares. Visitors of the Alice Springs Desert Park can enjoy in there the typical flora and fauna of central Australia in its natural environment. Alice Springs Desert Park was created to protect the local landscape and also to provides valuable information for further education and further research.

Attractions of the Alice Springs Desert Park

The park is divide into many parts. Very popular is the one called "Dry Rivers", where one can learn more about places where water flows over the surface only rarely and the dry river beds are life-source for many plants and animals. There is also a part named "the Night House", where the temperature is pleasantly cool, and where nocturnal animals in big terrariums can be admired. Visitors can also enjoy ranger’s performance with birds of prey; learn something about Aborigines’ medicine – learn about their use of various shrubs, trees and plants and finally admire unusual plants such as desert coconut, wild oranges, and huge eucalyptus trees whose roots find water up to 30 m deep. Alice Springs Desert Park is open daily from 7:30 am to 18 pm (last admission at 16:30) . Admission is $AUD 20 for adults and $AUD 10 for children (5-15 years) .


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GPS: -23.7057, 133.8339
Altitude: 601 m
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 6:22:41 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Local attractions: museum
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Is it linked to other attraction?: with a botanical garden
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Special events and celebrations possible?: birthday parties
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Most popular animals: dolphin, eagle

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