14 days in Alice Springs & Surrounds Itinerary

14 days in Alice Springs & Surrounds Itinerary

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14 days in Alice Springs & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Alice Springs
— 9 nights
Travel:  4​h 30​min
2
West MacDonnell National Park
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h 15​min
3
Hermannsburg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Sydney

9
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, have fun and explore at Megafauna Central - Museum and Art Gallery of NT, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and look for gifts at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip itinerary tool .

Sydney to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 27°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can 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

3
nights
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ormiston Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Helen Gorge, get outside with Serpentine Gorge, and take in the awesome beauty at West MacDonnell National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read West MacDonnell National Park online vacation builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alice Springs to West MacDonnell National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hermannsburg.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park
Serpentine Gorge ©
Serpentine Gorge

1
night
Hermannsburg

Hermannsburg ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Hermannsburg Historic Precinct.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hermannsburg trip planner .

Explore your travel options from West MacDonnell National Park to Hermannsburg with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hermannsburg

Museums
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Hermannsburg Historic Precinct ©
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct