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

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

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

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

3
nights
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: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the galleries of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alice Springs route builder .

Brisbane to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in June, Alice Springs is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

4
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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