The town of Alice Springs is located on the banks of the usually dry Todd River in Central Australia. This oasis in the desert is well equipped with a wide range of facilities, attractions and accommodation. Anzac Hill in the centre of Alice Springs provides a panoramic view of the town and surrounding mountain ranges. The Alice Springs Cultural Precinct, the Telegraph Station and the Desert Park are also well worth visiting. Alice Springs is renowned for its quirky events such as the Camel Cup.