3 days in Alice Springs, Kings Canyon & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

3 days in Alice Springs, Kings Canyon & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

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3 days in Alice Springs, Kings Canyon & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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Alice Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip itinerary maker .

Sydney to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, you will find days in Alice Springs are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

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Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kings Creek Station and then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon Walk.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kings Canyon trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Kings Canyon Walk
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Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station
Kings Canyon Walk ©
Kings Canyon Walk

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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.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 4 hours. October in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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