This is not far out of town and I found it very interesting. There is a lot of information to read but I took the lazy option and did a guided tour at no extra charge. I found the guide very knowledgeable.
About Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve
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We took a guided tour ( run 2 hourly from memory), and we were not disappointed. We learned so much about Alice Springs in 1 hour on a guided tour than we had in the previous 3 days. Highly recommend attraction and well worth the...More
The area has several free-of-charge electric barbeques, which we used with some friends. There are lots of pretty, shady trees, and some (not free) historic buildings to inspect. Not much electric lighting - you will need a flashlight at night.
Visited here on our bike ride with Outback Biking Tours. Very interesting history of how the Telegraph was built along with some historical info on Aboriginal Children taken and pretty much used as "hired hands🤔". It was a brief piece of info and wish there...More
Young lady (long blonde hair) did an amazing job of presenting the history and relaying “the stolen generation” in a heartfelt sympathetic manner. Her enthusiasm was contagious!,
Arrived After lunch on a stinking hot day, Nice shady trees, good Information boards, Cold drinks at the cafe. we opted to walk around ourselves. If you are into history, make sure you read all the signs, boards, we got to send a telegram which...More
this is the whole reason that the town of Alice Springs exists. the history of the station and the preservation of the building is so good.
Some interesting information about the original Alice Springs and the monumental efforts to have communication in Australia during the early years. Definitely utilise the tour as going alone would not provide enough information