10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Drive:  27​h
1
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  17​h 30​min
3
Broken Hill
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: Canberra

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.
On the 5th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, examine the collection at The Residency, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits, and finally don't miss a visit to Ormiston Gorge. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Emily Gap, explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner .

Canberra to Alice Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in July; daily highs in Alice Springs reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen
The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park ©

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Uluru Hiking Path and Valley of the Winds. Explore hidden gems such as Mutitjulu Waterhole and Walpa Gorge. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru

2
nights
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 11th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Cowz Art Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Day Dream Mine, stroll the grounds of Silverton Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Whites Minerals and Mining Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Living Desert State Park and then identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Broken Hill trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Broken Hill in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you will find days in Broken Hill are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Silverton
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Living Desert State Park ©
Living Desert State Park
Whites Minerals and Mining Museum ©
Whites Minerals and Mining Museum

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