6 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Kings Canyon Itinerary

6 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Kings Canyon Itinerary

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6 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Kings Canyon Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Kings Canyon
— 2 nights
flight:  19​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
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 18th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Uluru, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday planner .

Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Watarrka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Kings Canyon Walk.

Discover how to plan a Kings Canyon trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

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Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park
Kings Canyon Walk ©
Kings Canyon Walk

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