10 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Alice Springs & Darwin Itinerary

10 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Alice Springs & Darwin Itinerary

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10 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Alice Springs & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
2
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: Johor Bahru

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey planner .

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Johor Bahru to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johor Bahru in July, things will get cooler in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally explore the galleries of Talapi.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs sightseeing planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

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nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Spend the 10th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, and see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Alice Springs to Darwin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in July, expect nights in Darwin to be warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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