Going by car through the Red Centre of Australia? Imagine driving through Central Australia with your very own tour guide in the car, travelling in your own time and at your own pace. DIY Tourguide's GPS triggered, Self-drive Audio Travel Guide along the West MacDonnell Ranges (departing from Alice Springs) is designed for the independent, self-drive traveller.

This one of a kind App is the first GPS triggered audio tour in the Northern Territory. All you have to do is drive, and when you drive through each GPS location you will be entertained by 12 audio tracks, each with fascinating commentary and totaling 80 minutes. You can stop where and when you like - your tour is up to you!

DIY Tourguide will bring alive stories of early pioneers, Aboriginal culture, flora, fauna, history, geology, interesting facts and figures and more. Local Outback characters and field experts have their say too, so you won’t miss a thing. All our tours have been developed by experienced professional tour guides living in Central Australia.

The drive along the West MacDonnell Ranges (Red Centre Way) is a journey through billions of years in time, where remote landscapes hide a desert that is filled with life. Along the way there is much to see, do and learn:

- Do fish really live in the desert?

- Why are the West MacDonnell Ranges home to so many rare and ancient plants?

- Was there really an inland sea here?

- How were all the waterholes and gorges created?

- How did Aboriginal people use and trade ochre from the Ochre Pits?

These questions and more are all answered with DIY Tourguide.


* Easy navigation menus

* Zoomable area map

* GPS trigger points for each audio track (no internet required)

* 80 minutes high quality audio

* 12 tracks of informative, entertaining commentary

* Bonus Track to Hermannsburg

* Photo gallery

* Expert commentary developed by experienced professional tour guides

To hear audio samples and view other Outback audio travel guides visit

Track 1: Intro and Alice Springs Desert Park

Track 2: Reverand John Flynn and Royal Flying Doctor Service

Track 3: Simpsons Gap

Track 4: Geology of the West MacDonnell Ranges

Track 5: Standley Chasm

Track 6: Albert Namatjira – Aboriginal artist

Track 7: Birds, Reptiles, Fish and Frogs

Track 8: Ellery Creek Big Hole

Track 9: Mammals, Plants and Bushtucker

Track 10: The Ochre Pits

Track 11: Ormiston Gorge, Glen Helen, Tnorala (Gosse Bluff)

Track 12: Hermannsburg (Bonus Track)

What's New

Version 1.0.1

Fixed crash running in iOS 4.3

Ratings and Reviews

DIY Tourguide: West MacDonnell Ranges Self -drive Audio Tour

Russell's in Aus

This app is fantastic - Have just returned from the NT and the DIY tour really enabled us to get the most out of the trip. It brings the drive to life and ensures that you don't miss any of the truly amazing sights along the way. Very well presented with the right mix of detail if you are lucky enough to visit this spectacular part of the world make sure you have this App with you.


DIY Tourguide Australia
84.6 MB
Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.