Manager: Colin Leel

Ph: 0417 274 431 (within Australia)
International callers: +61 (0) 417 274 431
Email: info@vatusanctuary.com.au

Postal address:
PO Box 3770, Alice Springs NT 0871 Australia

Vatu Sanctuary (1):
18 Knuckey Ave (Cnr Knuckey & Babbage Streets), Braitling

Vatu Homestead (2):
12 Harvey Street, Braitling

Map of Alice Springs with Vatu location

Directions

Located just north of the Alice Springs town centre, both of our properties are located within minutes of each other, and within easy walk of our local shops that include supermarket, butcher, liquor store, chemist, take-away and bike store.

Vatu Sanctuary is the main property and depending on the apartment you have booked, has four different entrances:

  • The 1 bedroom entrance is on Knuckey Ave.
  • The 2 bedroom and studio has entrances via the (Kingfisher/Studio) gate or laneway off Babbage Street.
  • The 3 bedroom has entrance on Babbage Street (Pond gate)

Whatever way you are getting to Alice Springs, please let us know your estimated time of arrival including flight details, so that when you arrive at Vatu Sanctuary we can be there to welcome you and to show you around.


Directions from South

Distance from airport: 15 km
Distance from town centre: 3 km

  • Whether you are arriving via the airport or driving, just stay on the Stuart Highway until you see the Northside shops on your left (the west side of the Stuart Highway).
  • Immediately after the shops take the first left, into Tietkins Avenue.
  • Then take the first right into Babbage Street.
  • Harvey Street is the first street on the left (Vatu Homestead – No 12).
  • Drive to the end of Babbage Street. Vatu Sanctuary is on the left corner of Babbage St and Knuckey Ave. Depending on your apartment, your entrance will be on either Babbage Street or Knuckey Ave.


Directions from North

Distance from north side town limits: 3 km

  • If you are arriving in Alice Springs from the north side of town, follow the Stuart Highway pass the Herbert Heritage Drv turnoff to the Telegraph Station.
  • About one km along, you will approach the Northside Shops (on the right). Take the right turn BEFORE the shops onto Tietkens Ave.
  • Then take the first right into Babbage Street.
  • Harvey Street is the first street on the left (Vatu Homestead – No 12).
  • Drive to the end of Babbage Street. Vatu Sanctuary is on the left corner of Babbage St and Knuckey Ave. Depending on your apartment, your entrance will be on either Babbage Street or Knuckey Ave.


Directions from West

Distance from west side town limits (John Flynn’s Grave Historical Reserve):  11 km

  • If you are arriving in Alice Springs from the west of town, follow the Larapinta Drive into town. You pass through 2 roundabouts.
  • As you approach the railway crossing, prepare to turn left onto Stuart Highway. 
  • Stay on the Stuart Highway until you see the Northside Shops on your left (the west side of the Stuart Highway).
  • Immediately after the shops take the first left, into Tietkins Avenue.
  • Then take the first right into Babbage Street.
  • Harvey Street is the first street on the left (Vatu Homestead – No 12).
  • Drive to the end of Babbage Street. Vatu Sanctuary is on the left corner of Babbage St and Knuckey Ave. Depending on your apartment, your entrance will be on either Babbage Street or Knuckey Ave.
View over Alice Springs to Mount Gillen © Ausemade Pty Ltd