14 days in Alice Springs & Surrounds Itinerary

14 days in Alice Springs & Surrounds Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alice Springs & Surrounds sightseeing planner

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Alice Springs
— 9 nights
Travel:  4 h 30 min
2
West MacDonnell National Park
— 3 nights
Travel:  3 h 15 min
3
Hermannsburg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Sydney

9
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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs online attractions planner.

Sydney to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Alice Springs hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

3
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 striking landscape of Ormiston Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Redbank Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at West MacDonnell National Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Helen Gorge.

Start your trip to West MacDonnell National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alice Springs to West MacDonnell National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hermannsburg.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park
Glen Helen Gorge ©
Glen Helen Gorge

1
night
Hermannsburg

Hermannsburg ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Hermannsburg Historic Precinct.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hermannsburg vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from West MacDonnell National Park to Hermannsburg with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hermannsburg

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct ©
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct