The Todd River begin
in the MacDonnell Ranges, flowing past the
Telegraph Station, almost through the
centre of Alice Springs, through Heavitree Gap and continuing on for some
distance before it becomes a tributary of the Hale River, that eventually
flows into Lake Eyre in South Australia.
Most of the time the river appears dry, except for the occasional
water hole along it's length. It is the iconic River Red Gum seen growing along the river
course, that indicate there is water below the river bed surface.
On the occasion when there is significant rainfall along the Todd catchment region, locals
and visitors are treated to the rare event of the Todd River in flow...