10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Broken Hill
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Alice Springs Desert Park and The Kangaroo Sanctuary. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, explore the striking landscape of Emily Gap, take in the dramatic natural features at Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs road trip planning app .

Sydney to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

2
nights
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 18th (Thu): stroll through Kuniya Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit 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 April, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
night
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kings Creek Station and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kings Canyon trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:
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Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station
Helicopter Tours

1
day
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Coober Pedy planning website .

Getting from Kings Canyon to Coober Pedy by car takes about 8.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Nature
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

1
night
Port Augusta

Port Augusta ©
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Homestead Gardens, view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, then take some stellar pictures from Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and finally get great views at Water Tower Lookout.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Augusta trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Coober Pedy to Port Augusta with the Route module. In April, daily temperatures in Port Augusta can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:
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1
night
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, then take in the architecture and design of School of the Air, then don't miss a visit to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial, and finally examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of the Outback, see the interesting displays at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, browse the exhibits of Silver City Mint and Art Centre, then examine the collection at Silverton Gaol Museum, and finally get great views at Mundi Mundi Lookout.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Broken Hill road trip app .

You can drive from Port Augusta to Broken Hill in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Port Augusta in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Broken Hill, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Silverton
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

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