13 days in Alice Springs & Adelaide Itinerary

13 days in Alice Springs & Adelaide Itinerary

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13 days in Alice Springs & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Alice Springs
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Brisbane

7
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Walking tours and Alice Springs Reptile Centre will thrill your kids. Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, get great views at Anzac Hill, and take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip itinerary builder app .

Brisbane to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Alice Springs when traveling from Brisbane in May, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

5
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Adelaide Zoo and Cleland Wildlife Park will thrill your kids. Dedicate the 29th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk, do a tasting at National Wine Centre of Australia, and contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip planner.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Alice Springs in May: highs in Adelaide hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

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