11 days in Red Centre Itinerary

11 days in Red Centre Itinerary

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11 days in Red Centre Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

3
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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, historic sites, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip planner .

Melbourne to Alice Springs is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, Alice Springs is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 32°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Tours Parks
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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

1
night
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 3rd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Battery Hill Mining Centre, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mary Ann, and then explore the striking landscape at Kundjarra (the Pebbles).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tennant Creek trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tennant Creek when traveling from Alice Springs in October, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann
Battery Hill Mining Centre ©
Battery Hill Mining Centre

4
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 awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Tennant Creek to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Tennant Creek in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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