During the winter, it can reach freezing conditons at night, so if you are planning on camping during June, July and August – bring plenty of warm clothes to keep you comfortable.
We’d like your stay to be as enjoyable as possible. To that end, we have certain measures to help reduce alcohol related harm in Alice Springs.
Public Restricted Areas
Drinking alcohol in public areas such as parks, streets, the Todd River bank is banned and attracts penalties. However, you can still drink in private and licensed premises like homes, hotels and bars. Some special events may be also licensed to allow drinking. Drinking is permitted at the Picnic area at the Telegraph Station Reserve.
Monday to Friday: 2.00pm – 9.00pm
Saturday and Public Holidays: 10.00am – 9.00pm
Sundays (Pubs and Clubs Only): Noon – 9.00pm
There is no takeaway alcohol on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
If you are looking for work in Australia – you are in luck if you come to Alice Springs. There are constantly lots of jobs available and we often have positions available at the hostel. We also have a jobs board situated at reception to help you start your search.