Alice Springs Tourism

Visit Alice Springs - Best of Alice Springs

It all began with a Telegraph Station. The European settlers set up a Telegraph precinct to relay messages to and from Adelaide and Darwin. The town however gets its name from a spring not far from the precinct. The semi-permanent source of water was called Alice and so the town came to be known as Alice Springs. Compared to the rest of the cities in Australia, Alice Springs has its own charm that is found nowhere else. One of the best places where you’ll get a deep insight into the Aboriginal culture, undulating desert landscapes and gorges, Alice Springs makes for the perfect spot to explore Central Australia. This rugged little town with its quirks, history and myths makes for an interesting visit.

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Facts and Stats for Alice Springs*

  • Pollution Statistics in Alice Springs

    Know the pollution level of Alice Springs before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Alice Springs: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Alice Springs for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Alice Springs.

    • Burglary and Theft 82 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 61 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 76.04 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 80 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 82 (Very High)
    • Attacks 64.58 (High)
    • Drug offense 71 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 11 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 87.5 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 63 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 92 (Very High)
  • Living in Alice Springs - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 23.98 (Low)
    • Climate Index 73.52 (High)
    • Pollution Index 62.64 (High)
    • Health Care Index 100 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.6 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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