14 days in Alice Springs, Hobart & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Alice Springs, Hobart & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Alice Springs, Hobart & Sydney Itinerary

London
Fly:  28​h
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Hobart
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
London

2
days
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get great views at Anzac Hill, then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and finally browse the exhibits of Talapi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs travel route planner .

London, UK to Alice Springs is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from London to Alice Springs. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Alice Springs at 41°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

5
days
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and Tasmanian Devil Unzoo. Step off the beaten path and head to Tahune Forest AirWalk and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hobart: Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton), The Neck (in Bruny Island) and Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate (in Kettering). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, wander the streets of North Hobart, take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and browse the fresh offerings at Farm Gate Market.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart online trip planner .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Hobart in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in December, expect nights in Hobart to be a bit cooler, around 13°C, while days are colder, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach, Tasmanian Devil Unzoo, Richmond Bridge
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo ©
Tasmanian Devil Unzoo
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

4
days
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shelly Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney route planning site .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

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Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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