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Arltunga Historical
Reserve
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Age: All
Price: Free
Phone: 61 8 8952 3993
Open The Reserve is accessible all year round. The cooler months, from April to September, are the most pleasant
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Arltunga was officially central Australia's first town, born out of a gold rush after alluvial gold was discovered in a dry creekbed in 1887. The Visitor Centre gives an introduction to the Reserve and mining era, through cultural and historical displays.There is a self-operated slide show which offers an insight to the past and informs visitors about the Reserve's attractions. You can also try panning for gold in the courtyard display.

Location:Located 110km east of Alice Springs, the Reserve can be easily reached in 2WD vehicles. After 70km of sealed road along the Ross Highway there is a formed gravel road which leads north east for 33km to Arltunga.

 

   
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