Harts Range Amateur Racing Club
Harts Range Racing Track Harts Range
Plenty Highway via Alice Springs Northern Territory,
Harts Range Bush Sports Weekend is a great family outback
event. Held annually at the Harts Range Racecourse,
set in the majestic East MacDonnells area, is the Harts
Range Bush Sports Weekend aka Harts Range Races.
NT August Picnic Races Public Holiday stem from this
60yr old tradition started at the Harts Range Racecourse,
215km East of Alice Springs on the Plenty Highway.
about and where is Binns Track
morning is for the kids with running races, a lolly
scramble, sack races and adults tug-o-war. The afternoon
is packed with more rodeo and novelty events including
the second round of the bull ride and saddle bronc.
Later in the day teams of three attempt to 'scruff'
a calf, as well as milk a wild cow. Sunday night there
is a dance and talent quest.
Camping facilities, showers and toilets are available,
entry and camping fee applies. Please 'bring your own'
as there are no bar facilities. The food canteen will
be available all weekend. The community (Atitjere) shop
is open for trading part of the weekend selling fuel,
groceries and more.
Over 2 days of fun for all the family. Gymkhana, Stockhorse
Races, Sports events including Running Races, Novelty
Races for kids, Lizard Race, Ladies Cow Tail Toss, High
Jump, Tug O War. Playgroup Activities and Jumping Castle
for the little ones.
Harts Range Ball: Saturday Evening
(Gentlemen require a tie).
Talent Quest: Sunday Evening.
If you require public transport to and from the races,
please email us firstname.lastname@example.org as early
as possible with your requirments (eg. I would need
swag/meals provided for or self sufficient). The club
will then attempt to contract a bus company for transport,
but this will depend on numbers.
Email: email@example.com (last update we
Postal: PO Box 2967, Alice Springs NT 0871
President: Stewart Weir
Phone: 08 8956 9958
Secretary: Anna Weir
How to Get There
Phone: 08 8956 9958
is the gateway to the ancient gem fields of Central
Australia. Experience the thrill of fossicking for your
own gems - hidden by mother nature for millions of years!
Gemtree is located 140kms North-East of Alice Springs,
with bitumen road to the
front gate! 5-10Klm
past gemtree the roads reverts to a narrow unsealed
Travel northbound 70 kilometres from Alice Springs
and turn right onto the Plenty Highway and travel for
another 70 kilometres.
Child Activity Program:
Laundry: Gemtree has a laundry in the amenities block
with coin operated machines, Iron
Mini Store: Grocery supplies and other relevant items
are available for sale
Gas & Ice: Fuel: ULP and Diesel
Pay Phone: (We are out of moblie range) A 24hr payphone
is situated near Reception - takes coins and cards (Cards
not for sale at Gemtree)
Hours of Business: 8am-6pm daily
- 364 days a year (Closed Christmas Day).
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone:
08 8956 9855 Fax: 08 8956 9860