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Motorhome, Campervan and 4WD Camper Hire Alice Springs

1800 950 116

220 Stuart Highway, Alice Springs NT 0870

This remote Northern Territory town in the outback is known for its rich history, rugged landscapes and remote communities. Visiting Alice Springs gives you the opportunity to experience the true heart and soul of Australia as you marvel at the natural wonders, discover the national parks and get to know the friendly locals. Hire a motorhome or campervan in Alice Springs from our Cheapa Campa branch which is just 2km from the city and 15km from the airport. If you’re keen to really get out and explore the rugged expanses of desert, you can even opt for hiring a 4WD camper.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Take a few hours to explore the Olive Pink Botanic Garden where you’ll see an abundance of nature & wildlife, and learn about the heritage and history of the area. We also recommend heading to the Araluen Cultural precinct where there’s galleries, cultural displays and museums full of beautiful Aboriginal art and heritage. Also, a fun fact about Alice Springs is that it has more art galleries than any other town in all of Australia! If you’re an animal person you’ll love Alice Springs because it’s an amazing opportunity to get acquainted with the wildlife of the outback! Head to Alice Springs Desert Park to “see the desert come alive” and witness Australia’s wildlife in their natural habitat. From birds, bats and lizards to kangaroos and emus, get ready to meet some of the native locals.

Uluru

Uluru is renowned the world over as being the spiritual centre of Australia. This landmark carries huge cultural significance for the indigenous people of our country and is considered sacred by the Yankunytjatjara and Pitjantjatjara people. Uluru is located 450km from Alice Springs and is well worth the drive. Visiting the ‘red centre’ will not only leave you marvelling at its beauty and vastness but it will also give you the chance to immerse yourself in the history of our country and gain invaluable insight into the spirituality and traditions of the indigenous communities in Central Australia.

National Parks and Hiking Trails

No road trip starting in Alice Springs is complete without spending a few days in Kings Canyon and if you’re renting a 4WD, we definitely recommend a visit to the Simpson Desert. Kings Canyon is located in the George Gill Range and you have the option of exploring this stunning outback national park on foot, by canoe, in a 4x4 or in a helicopter. The Simpson Desert is over 176 square kilometres of vast sand dunes, rolling hills, red hues and horizons that go on forever. Spend your days here hiking, sightseeing and immersing yourself in the outback. Also, make sure you don’t leave the Simpson Desert without visiting Rainbow Valley, a sandstone bluff that seemingly changes colour spending on the weather and the time of day.

Where to Stay in Alice Springs

If you haven’t driven a campervan, motorhome or 4WD camper before, or if you just want the chance to get acquainted with your new home on wheels, we recommend staying at Alice Springs Tourist Park for the first night of your road trip. And don’t forget to download the ApolloConnect app so that you can find campsites align your road trip route! Download it on the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Branch Info

  • Address:
    220 Stuart Highway, Alice Springs NT 0870
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday – Saturday: 9am – 3.30pm. Sunday: Open to meet confirmed bookings
  • Telephone:
    +61 1800 950 116
  • Distance from City:
    3.9 Kilometres / 2.4 Miles
  • Taxi Fare City:
    AUD $15 approx
  • Distance from Airport:
    15 kilometres / 11 Miles
  • Taxi Fare Airport:
    AUD $50 approx
  • Closed Days:

    1 April to 30 November

    • Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 3.30pm
    • Sunday: Open to meet guests with pre-confirmed bookings and pre-arranged pick-up time slots.

     

    1 Decmeber to 31 March

    • CLOSED

     

    Our staff enjoy a holiday as much as you do, and all branches are closed on Christmas Day (25 December), New Year's Day (1 January) and Observed Australia Day (27 January). Our branches are open on other public holidays, but a AU$115 fee applies when the pick-up and/or drop-off is booked for a public holiday.

Cheapa Campa campervan at campsit

Closest Campground

ALICE SPRINGS TOURIST PARK

70 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, NT 0870

 

Closest Petrol Station

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CALTEX SERVICE STATION

3/34 Stuart Highway, Ciccone, NT 0870

Grocery Store

Closest Supermarket

COLES SUPERMARKET

Bath Street & Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs, NT 0870

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