Australia Red Centre is a major winter attraction of Outback Australia where you see Uluru, the most prominent rock monolith, small city of Alice Springs, Australia.
Uluru, known as Ayers Rock, an Outback Australia’s ancient iconic image, is set in Northern region of the continent. The name Red Centre comes from reddish soils found in this territory and looking similar as the Uluru’s orange-red hues.
The desert area of Alice Springs lies in between south and north which is wisely connected by overland telegraph line of Australia. Most interesting facts in this desert region that you find lush waterholes, green landscape and eye-catching kings Canyon.
January is the perfect getaway time whether you want to spend time with family or friends in the stunning atmosphere of Australia’s Red Centre. Anyway I am suggest you five most places to visit in Red Centre.
1. Alice Springs and surroundings
Stay in any desert resort of Alice Springs outback town, which locates 200kms from heart of South Australia’s red. Here enjoy 4wheel drive, bushwalk or camel trek across the Simpsons desert’s dun sand. Never forget to bring camera for photography of amazing rock art, ceremonial attractions, artefacts, and Tanami Track nearby St Teresa’s Aboriginal community.
2. Uluu-Kata Tjua National Park
Watch Ulu?u 348 meters rise from the desert, looks like as it’s balancing the weather and light with hues and seems very upset the sunset. Take help of local guider or any A?angu guider because they can wisely explain about this place history. You can see Ulu?u by motorcycle, helicopter or through camel ride. After entire day spending on sightseeing, enjoy delicious dinner of emu or barramundi with glass of champagne. Kata Tju?a national park is 40kms of Ulu?u, a beautiful parks takes you to the world of Aboriginal community and their cultures.
3. Kings Canyon and Watarrka National Park
Walk to the border of Kings Canyon for seeing wonderful scenic spread across the gorges and rocky bluffs of Water National Park. Snap photos of beautiful plants which are rarer notice in this region along with swim and wetter age of the Eden’s garden. Lost City has made on weathered rock dome and offer many outstanding views to explore such as sunset scene at Carmichael Crag, overnight trek on the Giles Track etc.
4. Finke Gorge National Park
This national park set near the sandy Finke River, an astonishing park for four wheel drive. Mostly Finke Gorge National Park remains dry. Travel Palm Valley’s desert oasis, Red Cabbage Palm find in this region. From here take short drive to Kalaranga Lookout; you will see many explorer’ walks in order to enjoy fantastic views of the stun amphitheatre encircled by rugged cliffs.
5. MacDonnell Ranges
MacDonnell Ranges cover certain spectacular areas including Larapinta Trail, Emu Dreaming path, Pound, Ormiston Gorge, wallabies, river gums and waterholes, all are famous for waling, specially for that tourist comes different corner of the world. If you are here don’t forget to enjoy these memorable activities. Simpsons Gap’s ghost gums and ridges convey several visitors to take photography. Another amazing view is crater of Gosse Bluff which is around 20 kilometers wide; history says it was built around 130 millions years ago. In the east of MacDonnell Ranges, you can spend time on bush walk, 4-wheel drive and explore Trephina Gorge & Arltunga’s gold rush ghost town.