13 days in Alice Springs & Surrounds Itinerary

13 days in Alice Springs & Surrounds Itinerary

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13 days in Alice Springs & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Alice Springs
— 8 nights
Travel:  4​h 30​min
2
West MacDonnell National Park
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 30​min
3
Hermannsburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Sydney

8
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol. Step out of the city life by going to Alice Springs Desert Park and Ormiston Gorge. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and head outdoors with Simpsons Gap.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip planner.

Sydney to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in June since evenings lows in Alice Springs dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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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

2
nights
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ormiston Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Helen Gorge, then explore the activities along Redbank Gorge, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at West MacDonnell National Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the West MacDonnell National Park road trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alice Springs to West MacDonnell National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Hermannsburg.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park

2
nights
Hermannsburg

Hermannsburg ©
On the 4th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Hermannsburg Historic Precinct.

Plan a trip to Hermannsburg easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from West MacDonnell National Park to Hermannsburg. You will leave for home on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Hermannsburg

Museums
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Hermannsburg Historic Precinct ©
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct

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