8 days in Alice Springs & Adelaide Itinerary

8 days in Alice Springs & Adelaide Itinerary

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8 days in Alice Springs & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Alice Springs Desert Park and The Kangaroo Sanctuary. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, view the masterpieces at Tjanpi Desert Weavers, get outside with Simpsons Gap, and contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Alice Springs online trip itinerary planner .

Sydney to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Cleland Wildlife Park and Hale Conservation Park. Take a break from Adelaide with a short trip to Rusden Wines in Tanunda, about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelaide Zoo, catch a live event at Adelaide Oval, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Alice Springs to Adelaide by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Hale Conservation Park, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park, Cleland Wildlife Park, Rusden Wines
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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