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Wondering where Alice Springs is located in Australia? Wondering what’s to see and do, and how to get around Australia’s most famous outback town?
On this page, you’ll find free, downloadable Alice Springs maps and guidebooks (and some that you can purchase as well) to help you plan your journey.
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Where is Alice Springs?
Alice Springs is located almost in the centre of the Australian continent, a long way from everywhere else in Australia.
This interactive map of Alice Springs shows you exactly where it’s located in relation to the rest of Australia.
The blue marker shows where Alice Springs is located. Please use the (+) and (-) symbols in the left corner to zoom in and out, even right down to the level of individual streets.
View Alice Springs Map in a larger map
So if you’re driving to Alice Springs from Sydney, it will take you about 3 days. The distance is a whopping 2750 kilometres (1708 miles)!
Alice Springs Maps
If you’re thinking about visiting Alice Springs – BE WARNED: there’s lots to see and do!
In fact, you really need at least 3 days in Alice Springs to see all the best attractions like the Desert Park, the Royal Flying Doctors, School of the Air, Araluen Centre, the Reptile Centre and many more.
With so many attractions to see, the great news is that Alice Springs isn’t very hard to get around. The main part of town is laid out on a grid. You can walk anywhere in the CBD in 5-10 minutes.
Use the (+) and (-) symbols in the left corner to zoom in and out for more or less detail.
View Alice Springs CBD in a larger map
Below, you can download some free Alice Springs maps. You’ll need a copy of Adobe Reader to download these maps. If you don’t have Abode Reader, you can download it free here.
All of the maps are in PDF files, and can be easily printed out or emailed to your ebook reader:
- This is a handy map of the whole Central Australian region
- This map shows the entire Alice Springs town
- This map is of the Alice Springs town centre
- This is a great map of Alice Springs’s fabulous bicycle paths – includes tourist attractions
Alice Springs Guidebooks
Here’s a couple of free Alice Springs guidebooks that we’d like to recommend to you.
The Central Australian Visitors’ Guide can be downloaded as a PDF or you can pick up a free copy at the Tourism Central Australia Visitor Information Centre, at 60 Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs.
The guide shows you all popular activies, accommodation, tours, events, and visitor information about Alice Springs and it’s region.
This free guide is a must-have for anyone contemplating a road trip in Central Australia. It contains itineraries for all the most popular 2WD and 4WD routes, along with safety advice and suggestions for what gear to take with you.
Of course, there is the Lonely Planet Central Australia guide, too.
The current one (pictured here) was published in 2009 and is due for a reprint.
Lonely Planet hardly needs an introduction from us, however we will say that a few things have changed in Alice Springs since this edition was published (e.g. Bar Doppio’s -Alice Springs most famous cafe is no more), so our website has more up-to-date information than you’ll find in the book.
You can download the Lonely Planet guide below as a PDF for your laptop, smartphone or Kindle/ebook reader.
This is a lot cheaper than buying the paperback, and you can even buy individual chapters:
- Click here to download the entire Lonely Planet Central Australia guide (around AUD $19.50).
- Click here to download individual chapters (around AUD $4.50 each)
If you’d like to purchase a paperback copy of the Lonely Planet Central Australia Guide (around $30 AUD):
- Click here to purchase the book if you’re in Australia.
- International readers click here to purchase this guide.
- Alice Springs – Everything you’ll need to know about Alice Springs
- Alice Springs Accommodation – Where to stay
- Getting to Alice Springs
- Driving from Alice Springs to Uluru – A complete itinerary for driving from Alice Springs to Uluru