Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B in Alice Springs

Between April and October each year, Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B offers up three luxury eco-tents in the Western MacDonnell Ranges near Alice Springs.

Location: Alice Springs | Northern Territory Australia
Type of Accommodation: Safari Tents
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Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B in Alice Springs
Best for: Luxury Safari Tents, Mountain Views, Fire Pit, BBQ, Birds, Wildlife, Bike and Hiking Trails, Couples, Friends

Only 15 minutes out of Alice Springs in White Gums, these safari tents have beautiful mountain views from their private decks, as well as a BBQ and campfire.

Enjoy the sounds of native birdlife as you watch changing colours over the distinctive landscapes. After a day of exploring the ranges, make sure you settle in for some stargazing – they really shine out here away from the city lights.


Glamping Done Right: Outback Style

Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B in Alice Springs Interior

At Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B unwind under the vast Outback sky in a cosy eco-tent for two. Curl up in a plush queen-sized bed, or opt for twin singles with luxuriously soft linen. All are guaranteed to banish chills with electric blankets, heating, and plenty of fluffy doonas (quilts).

Step into your en-suite bathroom for a refreshing hot shower, then slip on a fluffy robe.

Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B in Alice Springs


Thirsty? Make yourself a cup of tea or coffee using the in-room facilities. Need a pre-dinner snack? Whip something up in the kitchenette, complete with a mini-fridge, microwave, toaster, and all the necessary utensils.

Later, unwind on your private deck with your hot chocolate or glass of wine, taking in the breathtaking desert landscape. As the stars emerge, roast marshmallows over the crackling campfire – an experience unlike any other.

Secure your belongings in the in-room safe, and park your car in the on-site parking area. This is glamping at its finest – where luxury meets the rugged beauty of the Red Centre.

Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B provides all the comforts of home, with a touch of outback charm. Relax in air-conditioned comfort, no matter the season.

Squeakywindmill Fire Pit

Guest Review

What an amazing setup of the boutique tent. This has everything you need. Just sit back and enjoy the gorgeous ranges in front of you and the sounds of the various bird wildlife. Great fire pit and 10,000 stars. So peaceful. 

Good to Know at Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B

  • Continental breakfast is included
  • Cheese platter and gourmet BBQ dinner available (to order)
  • Ensuite, deck, kitchenette, TV, BBQ
  • Housekeeping is weekly
  • Heating and air conditioning inside the tent

Book directly at the Squeakywindmill Website

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Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B in Alice Springs

Summing Up

What amenities are included in the tent?

  • Luxurious queen-sized bed (or two singles upon request) with warm electric blankets and cozy doonas.
  • En-suite bathroom with hot shower, toilet, hand basin, and plush robes.
  • Kitchenette equipped with kettle, toaster, microwave, mini-fridge, crockery, cutlery, and glassware.
  • Split-system air conditioning for year-round comfort.
  • Flat-screen TV, coffee maker/tea pot for that perfect morning brew.
  • Private deck with outdoor furniture and Weber-Q BBQ for those quintessential Aussie barbecues.
  • Safe in-room storage for your valuables.

What is the occupancy limit per tent?

The Tents are designed for a maximum of two guests.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets are allowed.

Is WiFi access available?

No, they offer a digital detox experience, also you can immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Outback. However, mobile reception is generally good in the area.

Is there parking available?

Yes, safe and convenient on-site parking is available.

When are they open?

Squeakywindmill Boutique Tent B&B is open from April to October each year. They close during the hotter summer months.

Can I enjoy campfires at the property?

Absolutely! They provide a communal campfire area for guests to enjoy under the dazzling Outback sky (subject to fire restrictions).

What are some nearby attractions?

The Western MacDonnell Ranges are right on your doorstep, offering stunning hikes and natural wonders.

Alice Springs town center is just a 15km drive away, where you can delve into the rich culture and history of Central Australia.

More Things to Do

See Viator’s top attractions and things to do, for example, West Macdonell Ranges Day Trip, Ayers Rock Day Trip and Sunset Dinner, Early Morning Ballooning, and lots more.

Alice Springs & Surrounding Area: FAQ

West MacDonnnell Ranges
West MacDonnnell Ranges

What’s the weather like in Alice Springs?

Alice Springs experiences a hot desert climate with distinct seasons. Summers (Oct-Mar) are hot and dry, with average highs exceeding 30°C (86°F). Winters (Apr-Sept) are mild and sunny, with comfortable daytime temperatures and cool nights that can drop below freezing.

What should I pack?

Pack for the season! In summer, bring lightweight, breathable clothing, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. For winter, pack layers for varying temperatures, including a warm jacket for evenings. Comfortable walking/hiking shoes are essential year-round.

What are the best things to do in Alice Springs?

Explore the Western MacDonnell Ranges: Hike through stunning landscapes, visit ancient Aboriginal rock art sites, and marvel at iconic formations like Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Tours are readily available.

Delve into Aboriginal Culture: Learn about the rich history and traditions of the Arrernte people at museums, cultural centers, and through guided tours.

Experience the Town Center: Visit the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, the School of the Air, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Browse through Aboriginal art galleries and shops.

Discover the Night Sky: The Outback boasts some of the world’s clearest skies. Join a stargazing tour or simply relax by the campfire and be amazed by the Milky Way.

What is the best time to visit Alice Springs?

The best time to visit depends on your preferences. The shoulder seasons (April-May and September-October) offer pleasant temperatures with fewer crowds. If you can handle the heat, then summer provides long daylight hours for exploring the outdoors. Winter is mild and perfect for hiking, but some tours and facilities may have limited hours.

Is Alice Springs far from Uluru (Ayers Rock)?

Uluru is approximately 450 kilometers (280 miles) southwest of Alice Springs. Day tours are available, or you can stay closer to Uluru at Sails in the Desert, located at the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

What is the mobile phone reception like?

Mobile phone reception is generally good in Alice Springs town center. However, reception can be patchy in more remote areas.

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