Discover the desert

Join Alice Springs Desert Park staff for fun, educational talks as they bring the desert into your home.

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23 April 2020

Mark shows off the unique mosaic bark and blood red sap of the bloodwoods around Alice Springs.

Eastern barn owl

15 April 2020

Specialist keeper Erin presents Illara the handsome eastern barn owl.

Red Kangaroo

15 April 2020

Doug introduces you to the iconic red kangaroo and talks about why Aboriginals respected them so much.

Ghost gum

15 April 2020

Park guide Mark shows off one of Australia’s most iconic trees, the ghost gum.

Ruby saltbush

14 April 2020

Doug shows off the beautiful ruby saltbush, which has edible berries and another use you may not know about.

Tap sticks

14 April 2020

Join Jeremy for a demonstration on how they still use the traditional mulga tree boomerangs as a tap stick.

Animal tracking

3 April 2020

Doug shows you how to track an animal in the red desert sand.

Hunting tools

2 April 2020

Specialist guide Doug gives a cultural presentation on hunting tools.


2 April 2020

Desert park guide Mark battles the flies to give a short introduction into the Discover the Desert series.

Last updated: 24 April 2020

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