How to Get There

FREE Shuttle Bus & Park N Ride Service

To access Parrtjima please access the FREE Parrtjima - A Festival in Light “Park n Ride” services.

No Car Parking will be available at the Alice Springs Desert Park. Parrtjima is not responsible for loss or damage to vehicles.

MINI-BUS SHUTTLE LOOP:
Outline of Service:

  • First Bus Collects: At 6:00PM at Albretch Oval
  • Mini-bus will also collect from 4:30PM on each Saturday and Sunday for the Parrtjima Knowledge Program at Desert Park.
  • Last Bus Departs: At approximately 10:50PM from Desert Park
  • Frequency: Continuous loop (circa 15 minutes)
  • Route Time: Approximately 5 minutes

STARTS - Albrecht Oval (Outbound Service Only), Cnr Albrecht & Jamieson Pl, Larapinta NT, 0870

  • Pick up / Drop off and Park’n’Ride
  • Car Spaces: 140
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Not for this route

ENDS - Alice Springs Desert Park

Park N Ride Service 1:
Outline:

  • First Bus Collects: At 6:00PM at the Bus Stop opposite Star of Alice
  • Buses will also collect from 4:30PM on each Saturday and Sunday for the Parrtjima Knowledge Program at Desert Park.
  • Last Bus Departs: At approximately 10:50PM from Desert Park
  • Frequency: Approximately every 15 minutes (Star of Alice serviced once every hour, on the hour)
  • Route Time: Approximately 17 minutes (excluding Star of Alice)
  • Route Time: Approximately 22 minutes (including Star of Alice)

START -Bus Stop Opposite Star of Alice, 31 Palm Circuit, Ross NT, 0870

  • Pick up / Drop off only
  • Car Spaces: 0
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

STOP 1 - Alice Springs Convention Centre, 93 Barrett Dr, Alice Springs NT, 0870

  • Pick up / Drop off and Park’n’Ride
  • Car Spaces: 168 (Subject to Venue Events)
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

STOP 2 - Council Civic Centre , Cnr Gregory Terrace & Leichhardt Terrace, Alice Springs NT, 0870

  • Pick up / Drop off and Park’n’Ride
  • Car Spaces: 90
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

STOP 3 - Wicked Kneads , Cnr Todd Mall & Parsons St, Alice Springs NT, 0870

  • Pick up / Drop off only
  • Car Spaces: 0
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

ENDS - Alice Springs Desert Park

Park N Ride Service 2:
Outline:

  • First Bus Collects: At 6:00PM at Araluen Cultural Precinct
  • Buses will also collect from 4:30PM on each Saturday and Sunday for the Parrtjima Knowledge Program at Desert Park.
  • Last Bus Departs: At approximately 10:50PM from Desert Park
  • Frequency: Approximately every 15 minutes
  • Route Time: Approximately 7 minutes

START - Araluen Cultrual Precinct, 61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen NT, 0870

  • Pick up / Drop off and Park’n’Ride
  • Car Spaces: 330 (Subject to Venue Events)
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

STOP 1 - Bus Stops opposite Diarama Village, 26 Diarama Cl, Araluen-Alice Springs NT, 0870

  • Pick up / Drop off and Park’n’Ride
  • Car Spaces: 130
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

STOP 2 - Albrecht Oval (Outbound Service Only), Cnr Albrecht & Jamieson Pl, Larapinta NT, 0870

  • Pick up / Drop off and Park’n’Ride
  • Car Spaces: 140
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

ENDS - Alice Springs Desert Park