Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870
Who would have thought nature would sprout beautifully in an arid area at Alice Springs? But Miss Olive Pink, artist and anthropologist, erected a garden that would later be named after her. Olive Pink Botanic Garden have a total of 1800 native plants residing in the garden; all of which have serial numbers recorded in a computer database for safekeeping of information. What's unique about these plants is that they have been cultivated to survive the desert setting of Alice Springs in a 16 hectares of land! Visitors can find relaxation among the shrubs and trees, or stride along the reserve and venture up to Meyer's Hill, which offers a panoramic view of the town. Bean Tree Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and afternoon teas perfect to calm the senses while in Alice Springs.