40 days in Red Centre Itinerary

40 days in Red Centre Itinerary

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40 days in Red Centre Itinerary

Start: Pasco
Fly:  32​h
1
Alice Springs
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Tennant Creek
— 5 nights
Travel:  8​h 30​min
3
West MacDonnell National Park
— 5 nights
Travel:  4​h 15​min
4
Kings Canyon
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Yulara
— 10 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Pasco

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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs online trip itinerary planner .

Pasco, USA to Alice Springs is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 17 hour difference. Traveling from Pasco in April, expect Alice Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Walking tours
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

5
nights
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Take a break from Tennant Creek with a short trip to Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve in Wauchope, about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station, take in the exciting artwork at Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre, pause for some photo ops at John Flynn Memorial Obelisk, and go deep underground at Battery Hill Mining Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tennant Creek route site .

You can drive from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Alice Springs in April, expect Tennant Creek to be somewhat warmer, temps between 90°F and 69°F. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off toWest MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
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Tennant Creek Telegraph Station ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station
Kelly's Ranch ©
Kelly's Ranch

5
nights
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Ormiston Gorge.

Plan trip to West MacDonnell National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tennant Creek to West MacDonnell National Park. You'll set off for Kings Canyon on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park
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West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
Serpentine Gorge ©
Serpentine Gorge

6
nights
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Watarrka National Park.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon online attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from West MacDonnell National Park to Kings Canyon. On the 4th (Mon), you're off toYulara.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Centre
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Kings Canyon Walk ©
Kings Canyon Walk
Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park

10
nights
Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Venture out of the city with trips to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Valley of the Winds, Kata Tjuta, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yulara trip itinerary site .

Getting from Kings Canyon to Yulara by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Yulara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
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