11 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Alice Springs & Katherine Itinerary

11 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Alice Springs & Katherine Itinerary

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11 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Alice Springs & Katherine Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Katherine
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Visiting Kata Tjuta and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Uluru, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Alice Springs Desert Park and Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Family-friendly places like The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, head outdoors with Simpsons Gap, and admire the natural beauty at Olive Pink Botanic Garden.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. July in Alice Springs sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

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Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Katherine Gorge has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nitmiluk National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Katherine Outback Experience, then look for all kinds of wild species at Low Level Nature Reserve, then admire the sheer force of Edith Falls, and finally take an in-depth tour of Katherine School of the Air Tourist Room.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Katherine trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Alice Springs to Katherine by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alice Springs in July, with highs in Katherine at 36°C and lows at 16°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Katherine

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park

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