5 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Alice Springs Itinerary

5 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Alice Springs Itinerary

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5 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Alice Springs Itinerary

Start: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h
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Alice Springs
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
End: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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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 6th (Sun): trek along Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally go for a walk through Field of Light. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation maker app .

In October in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, get engrossed in the history at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally get great views at Anzac Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, explore the galleries of Yubu Napa Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Talapi, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), 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
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

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