Alice Springs is a great Australian outback location for a holiday.
It is the perfect base for visiting Uluru and Kata Tjuta, which are 475 kilometres by road, or a 50-60 minute flight.
Walk the Larapinta Trail, which extends over 230 kilometres over the West MacDonnell Ranges, taking in Simpsons Gap, Ellery Creek Big Hole, Ormiston Gorge and Glen Helen. This area is also accessible by 4WD vehicles.
While it is remote, it is easy to get to with daily flights to and from major Australian cities.
Queensland's outback is diverse and colorful.
Visit Birdsville, the starting point of the famous Birdsville Track beside the sandy Simpson Desert or take in the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame at Longreach.
Discover the rich pastoral heritage of outback Queensland by visiting a homestead or visiting a working livestock station.
Outback Queensland is a haven for 4WD enthusiasts, bushwalkers, and anglers, with an amazing array of rivers, lakes, national parks and billabongs.