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 40 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 55 (Moderate)
    • 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 83.33 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 63.89 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 76.92 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 56.48 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 81.48 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 84.26 (Very High)
    • Attacks 67.31 (High)
    • Drug offense 72.22 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 60.19 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 86.54 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 64.81 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 92.59 (Very High)
  • Living in Alice Springs - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 22.28 (Low)
    • Climate Index 73.52 (High)
    • Pollution Index 43.45 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 95.83 (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 ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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