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Alice Springs Desert Park

PO Box 1120
Map of location

Ph: 08 - 8951 8711
Fax: 08 - 8951 8720,
Web Site:

Authority: Dept of Natural Resources, Environment and The Arts
Established: 1997
Area: 1300 ha, 52 ha core area
Location: Alice Springs
Entry Fees: Adults $20.00, Children $10.00, Concession $14.00
Open: Monday to Sunday, 7.30 am to 6.00 pm
Number of Paid Staff: 52
Number of Volunteers: 5 - 10
Planting Records: computer
% of Plants Labelled: only ~ 1%
% Native Aust Plants: ~100%
Threatened Plant Prog: none
% of collection vouchered: ~100%
Vouchers held at: Northern Territory Herbarium, Alice Springs (NT)
Public Access Herbarium: yes
Special Collections: Bush tucker garden
Indoor Exhibition Space: yes

Plant material available
For Public Sale:
Exchange with other Gardens: seeds and plants, with written agreement.
To Research Institutions: seeds and plant materials, with written agreement.

Friends of the Desert Park
Friend’s Address: PO Box 1089, Alice Springs NT 0871
Friends Web: -


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