6 days in Alice Springs, Kings Canyon & Yulara Itinerary

6 days in Alice Springs, Kings Canyon & Yulara Itinerary

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Alice Springs
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Kings Canyon
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Yulara
— 1 night
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Alice Springs
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Olive Pink Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs day trip app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Alice Springs. In August, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks
Highlights from your trip

Kings Canyon

— 1 night
For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kings Canyon day trip tool.

Getting from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Yulara.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites · Tours

Yulara

— 1 night
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yulara driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Yulara in 3 hours. August in Yulara sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Alice Springs

— 3 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

See some other sides of Alice Springs: steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, examine the collection at Road Transport Hallf of Fame, and explore the striking landscape of Emily Gap.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs road trip planning website.

Getting from Yulara to Alice Springs by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping