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Alice Springs Desert Park Nocturnal Tour

Flynn, Australia
Alice Springs Desert Park Nocturnal Tour

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icon1 hour  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Discover the plants, animals, and people of Australia’s central desert environments during an evening tour of the Alice Springs Desert Park. Your guide leads you on a nighttime walking tour that allows you to see creatures such as echidna and mala (rufous-hare wallaby) as they become active after dark.
  • Evening tour of Alice Springs Desert Park
  • Watch nocturnal animals in their natural habitat at night
  • Use the provided headlamp to spot echidnas, mala, and bilby
  • Learn from the guide about the wildlife of the Central Australian desert
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Small-group walking tour
Professional guide
Transportation to/from tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Alice Springs Desert Park , Alice Springs Desert Park, Flynn NT 0875, Australia

Meet our team in the courtyard

This activity will end right where it started.
Make your own way to the courtyard of the Alice Springs Desert Park to meet your guide.

Your guide provides you with a specialized head torch for your tour, then sets out on the Mulga Walk, a large predator-proof enclosure that protects a desert habitat that is full of life. Observe some of Central Australia's endangered animals as they go about their nocturnal routines. You might see bilby, echidna, mala, and other creatures that are found around the foothills of the MacDonnell Ranges.  
Stop At:  
Alice Springs Desert Park
Enter a predator proof enclosure for endangered animals
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
MacDonnell Ranges
Spotlight rare and endangered animals in the foothills of the MacDonnell Ranges
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Tour departure time confirmed on booking
  • Enclosed walking shoes required
  • Warm clothing recommended in winter
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Alice Springs Desert Park
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Great experience
, Apr 2022
Absolutely Brilliant tour, lots of animals spotted and very informative guides who made it a great experience
Beautiful desert experience
, Apr 2022
Fantastic experience with a lot of sights. The location is amazing and the guide was very knowledgeable.
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Great tour
, Sep 2021
Lovely experience seeing so many beautiful little animals that we’ll never see elsewhere, and learn some fun knowledge about them too!
Things we wouldn’t have seen otherwise
, Feb 2020
We enjoyed seeing the nocturnal animals, guide was informative. I don’t have anymore to say thank you

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