12 days in Perth, Alice Springs & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Perth, Alice Springs & Melbourne Itinerary

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12 days in Perth, Alice Springs & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 20th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Matilda Bay Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Perth trip builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Perth is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Singapore in February, plan for little chillier nights in Perth, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Caversham Wildlife Park, City Beach, Matilda Bay Reserve
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Ormiston Gorge. Get some cultural insight at Road Transport Hall of Fame and Arltunga Historical Reserve. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Trephina Gorge Nature Park, take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs road trip planning app .

You can fly from Perth to Alice Springs in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in February, with highs in Alice Springs at 42°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Centre
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Yubu Napa Art Gallery ©
Yubu Napa Art Gallery
Trephina Gorge Nature Park ©
Trephina Gorge Nature Park

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, and finally contemplate the long history of St Paul's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eastern Beach Reserve.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip tool .

Getting from Alice Springs to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Alice Springs in February: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 32°C and lows are around 16°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Beaches

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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