5 days in Brisbane & Alice Springs Itinerary

5 days in Brisbane & Alice Springs Itinerary

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Brisbane
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Alice Springs
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Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane travel planning site.

Sydney to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Theme Parks
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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 4th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally get great views at Anzac Hill. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park and then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Traveling from Brisbane in October, expect nights in Alice Springs to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
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