5 days in Alice Springs & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

5 days in Alice Springs & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Alice Springs & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Alice Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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Alice Springs

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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 26th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct, get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally shop like a local with Talapi. Here are some ideas for day two: try your luck at Lasseters Casino, explore the world behind art at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery, and then view the masterpieces at Yubu Napa Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip builder site .

Melbourne to Alice Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Alice Springs at 32°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Yubu Napa Art Gallery

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get outside with Walpa Gorge and then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Kuniya Walk, then admire all the interesting features of Uluru, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Kata Tjuta
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