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

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

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

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
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, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park planner .

Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 4°C in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kings Canyon.

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

1
night
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
On the 5th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kings Creek Station and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kings Canyon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites Tours
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Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station
Helicopter Tours

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: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, get great views at Anzac Hill, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs travel route planner.

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in 6 hours. In July in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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

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