11 days in Darwin, Kakadu & Surrounds & Litchfield National Park Itinerary

11 days in Darwin, Kakadu & Surrounds & Litchfield National Park Itinerary

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Darwin
— 3 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
3
Litchfield National Park
— 2 nights
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Darwin
— 3 nights

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Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, thenexamine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, thenlook for gifts at Viva La Body, and finally cool off at Wave Lagoon.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin tour builder.

Perth to Darwin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Darwin, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Speed Boats Tours
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Helicopter Tours
Bardedjilidji Walk ©
Bardedjilidji Walk

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Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Buley Rockhole and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wangi Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Wangi Falls Art & Cultural Centre, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Termite Mounds, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Florence Falls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Litchfield National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Litchfield National Park. In December in Litchfield National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Adelaide River Railway Bridg
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Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole

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Darwin

Darwin ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Darwin: Berry Springs (Territory Wildlife Park & Crazy Acres). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 2nd (Sat) at Darwin Waterfront. Enjoy Darwin some more: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, meet the residents at Crocodylus Park, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and take in the exciting artwork at Nomad Art.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Litchfield National Park to Darwin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Berry Springs
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Crocodylus Park ©
Crocodylus Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Darwin Waterfront ©
Darwin Waterfront

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