33 days in Red Centre Itinerary

33 days in Red Centre Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Alice Springs
— 14 nights
2
Tennant Creek
— 4 nights
3
West MacDonnell National Park
— 5 nights
4
Kings Canyon
— 4 nights
5
Yulara
— 5 nights

14
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Road Transport Hallf of Fame. Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum and Yubu Napa Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, admire the natural beauty at Olive Pink Botanic Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Tangentyere Artists.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Alice Springs travel planner.

Brisbane to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Alice Springs is minus 0.5 hours. While traveling from Brisbane, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Centre
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Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum ©
Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum
Road Transport Hallf of Fame ©
Road Transport Hallf of Fame

4
nights
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve in Wauchope (about 31 hours away). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre, don't miss a visit to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station, explore the activities along Lake Mary Ann, and appreciate the history behind John Flynn Memorial Obelisk.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tennant Creek trip simple and quick.

Drive from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Alice Springs in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Tennant Creek: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
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Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre ©
Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre
Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann

5
nights
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ormiston Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Redbank Gorge, Head underground at Standley Chasm Angkerle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Helen Gorge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the West MacDonnell National Park itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tennant Creek to West MacDonnell National Park. You'll set off for Kings Canyon on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park
Standley Chasm Angkerle ©
Standley Chasm Angkerle

4
nights
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Watarrka National Park.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from West MacDonnell National Park to Kings Canyon. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yulara.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Red Centre
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
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Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon
Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station
Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve ©
Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve

5
nights
Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Wintjiri Arts + Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Take a break from Yulara with a short trip to Walpa Gorge in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Field of Light, don't miss a visit to Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation, identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, and explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yulara tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kings Canyon to Yulara by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Yulara are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Find places to stay May 23 — 28:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga