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Covering an area of 1,780 square km, the Owen Springs Reserve offer some great outdoor experiences and activities, from camping, swimming in the waterhole (when there is water), enjoying the wildflowers and other flora, a variety of creatures that live in the reserve and of course bird watching.

Check out some of our images of fauna from Owen Springs Reserve:

Splendid Fairy-wren

Kangaroo Tracks

Long-nosed Dragon

The Long-nosed Dragon is a delightful looking reptile, seen throughout the Central Australia region, especially near water sources.

If you want to see more about this creature, check out our Long-nosed Dragon under Fauna and Reptiles section.


For those with keen eyes, you may see the Australian Bustards that live in this region. You can see the Australian Bustard at the Alice Springs Desert Park. More information / images of the Australian Bustard under our Birds section.

More information coming… including flora etc


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