Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, Alice Springs

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Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve offers a glimpse of the town’s European beginnings. Established in 1872, the telegraph station relayed messages between Darwin and Adelaide for 60 year. The restored yard houses telegraph equipment from the 19th century, wagons, and a blacksmith shop. Walk and bike on trails in the reserve. While a number of short walking trails traverse the hill country, a popular one is the Trig Hill and Cemetery Loop, which returns via the original station cemetery. The shaded lawns make a popular venue for picnics. Plan a trip to Alice Springs easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • A lovely park just 5 minutes drive north of town with a cafe and bbq facilities. Entry into the historic area is through the cafe and approx $16 per adult. The telegraph station consists of about 10.....  more
    A lovely park just 5 minutes drive north of town with a cafe and bbq facilities. Entry into the historic area is through the cafe and approx $16 per adult. The telegraph station consists of about 10.....  more »
  • We stopped here on the way out of Alice Springs heading north and we were glad we did. Great spot with some excellent historical information. The guide who we paid the entry fee to gave the kids a.....  more
    We stopped here on the way out of Alice Springs heading north and we were glad we did. Great spot with some excellent historical information. The guide who we paid the entry fee to gave the kids a.....  more »
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  • This is one of my favourite places of Alice springs. The park that surrounds the buildings is beautiful. You can picnic, have a bbq, go for a walk, learn the history, connect with nature etc. My three year old loved coming here to run and play in the river.
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