Campervan Hire in Alice Springs

Alice Springs is a large town that lies in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is popular amongst tourists and those travelling to Alice Springs in a rented campervan enjoy travelling along the 1499 km distance from Alice Springs to Darwin to see the many interesting towns and cities in between. With a population of 27,481, Alice Springs is perfect for people who want a holiday that is a little more relaxing than a holiday in a big city, and the town’s residents are warm and welcoming.

Your Alice Springs Campervan Adventure

My Campervan™ can help you to find the perfect place to stay in Alice Springs. Your campervan rental will be safer in a campsite than if you were to free park anywhere around Alice Springs, so why not use our useful search tool to find the perfect site for your stay. Amongst some of the sites that you can choose from, you’ll find family friendly and affordable locations such as the Wallace Rockhole Tourist Park, MacDonnell Range Holiday Park, Stuart Caravan Park, Wintersun Cabin & Caravan Park, Desert Oaks Resort, Alice Springs Heritage Caravan & Tourist Park and the Ross River Resort Caravan Park.

You’ll appreciate the convenience of taking a campervan hire to Alice Springs for your travels. You can really enjoy all the sights and activities at your leisure and enjoy all the other benefits that a rented motorhome has to offer too.

Save money on your dining expenses when you use a hired motorhome in Alice Springs. You can cook in your very own kitchen when you want to save money, or go out for dinner and enjoy the local cuisine. The choice is completely up to you.

It’s not only food costs that you will keep down either. You can alsosave money with transport costs because your hired campervan will be a convenient way of getting around.

Things to do Near Alice Springs, in your Hired Campervan

Alice Springs is a great place to visit with a hired campervan. You can make the most of having your own means of travel and see more landmarks or try more activities.

During your stay, you should visit & explore the Australian desert in the Alice Springs Desert Park or even try Hot Air Ballooning in the Outback Desert of Alice Springs. You can see even more of the landscape at your own pace when you go trail walking and have the best views of Alice Springs in Larapinta trail. Another must when you’re in Alice Springs with your campervan rental is to see the Scenery View in the MacDonnell Ranges.

There’s plenty to keep the kids entertained. You can take them to feed the reptiles in Alice Springs Reptile Centre or visit the Kangaroo Sanctuary. Another fun animal themed activity is to experience the Camel Ride on Pyndan Camel Tracks. For a more cultural experience, you should visit the Mbantua Fine Art Gallery and Cultural Museum to learn about Australian art.

The main highway that you’ll use when you visit Alice Springs in your campervan rental is called Stuart Highway. It is a segment of Australia’s Highway 1 which extends from Darwin, Northern Territory, in the north, via Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, to Port Augusta, South Australia, in the south over a distance of 2,834 kilometres.

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Take Your Motorhome through Alice Springs’s History

Caterpillars, wild dogs, travelling boys, two sisters, euros and other ancestral figures, according to the Arrernte traditional stories, shaped the desert that surrounds Alice Springs. The Arrernte people were the first inhabitants of the area, and their name for Alice Springs was Mparntwe .

Alice Springs was established in 1872 after John McDougall Stuart led an expedition through Central Australia, to the west of what later became Alice Springs, thereby establishing a route from the south of the continent to the north. 10 years after it’s European discovery, Alice Springs became a European settlement with a link from Darwin to Great Britain.

Alice Springs became the war-time civilian capital of the Northern Territory and during the 1960s Alice Springs became an important defence location for the US and Australian Pine Gap joint defence satellite monitoring base. During this time, the area was home to about 700 workers from both countries.

Today, the town is known as “”the Alice”” or simply “”Alice”” and is Australia’s third largest town in the Northern Territory.