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

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

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

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route planner.

Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit cooler, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Kings Creek Station.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kings Canyon trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon takes 4 hours. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites
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Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station

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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.
On the 9th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner .

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

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