8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Alice Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Araluen Cultural Precinct, take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, then explore the striking landscape of Emily Gap, and finally get outside with Simpsons Gap. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip maker app .

Los Angeles, USA to Alice Springs is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Alice Springs, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Alice Springs are little chillier (74°F), and nights are much colder (41°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

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Simpsons Gap ©
Simpsons Gap
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park ©

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 22nd (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta and then get outside with Walpa Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then make a trip to Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Port Macquarie Historic Court House, then examine the collection at Port Macquarie Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at North Brother Mountain, and finally make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Hastings River, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church, and then learn about winemaking at Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Macquarie in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for cooler days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 54°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

North Brother Mountain, Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze
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Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze ©
Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze
Port Macquarie Museum ©
Port Macquarie Museum
St Thomas Anglican Church ©
St Thomas Anglican Church

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