8 days in Adelaide, Alice Springs & Darwin Itinerary

8 days in Adelaide, Alice Springs & Darwin Itinerary

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8 days in Adelaide, Alice Springs & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte
bus + Fly:  35​h
1
Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  38​h
End: Belo Horizonte

1
day
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then get engrossed in the history at State Library of South Australia, and finally steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Adelaide online route planner .

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Adelaide is an approximately 35-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Adelaide. In October, Adelaide is little chillier than Belo Horizonte - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

2
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.
On the 15th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then view the masterpieces at Talapi. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get great views at Anzac Hill, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in October: highs in Alice Springs hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Tours
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

1
night
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 17th (Thu), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and then kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Darwin, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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