Alcoota Scientific Reserve Day Tour – 25th September I Desert Festival
Sat September 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$55.00
Become a geologist for the day and learn about Central Australia’s unique megafauna!
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory will take you on a full day guided tour from Alice Springs to the Alcoota Scientific Reserve, a site normally closed to the public.
The tour will be guided by staff from the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and a representative from Olive Pink Botanic Garden, who will provide a detailed geological and historical briefing.
The minibus tour will also stop at Engawala Arts Centre for a chance to view and purchase megafauna-inspired artworks and jewellery.
This tour is open to people aged over 12 years. Attendees aged between 12-16 must be accompanied by an adult ticket holder. The site is approximately 200km from Alice Springs.
Participants can BYO lunch and a water bottle. The tour will be stopping lunch at Gemtree and lunch can be purchased there if needed. Participants must bring/wear a hat, sunscreen and comfortable closed shoes. If interested in purchasing art from Engawala Arts Centre, bring cash.