12 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

12 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Darwin
— 2 nights
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
3
Katherine
— 1 night
4
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): cool off at Big Buoy Water Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Aboriginal Fine Arts Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Darwin holiday planner.

Sydney to Darwin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Darwin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, you will find days in Darwin are much hotter (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, and explore the striking landscape at Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) holiday app.

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Katherine.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Bardedjilidji Walk ©
Bardedjilidji Walk

1
night
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): Head underground at Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Katherine trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katherine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Katherine are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs
Helicopter Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Flynn Memorial Uniting Church, identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, thenview the masterpieces at Talapi, and finally get great views at Anzac Hill. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Emily Gap, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip planner.

You can fly from Katherine to Alice Springs in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Katherine in June; daily highs in Alice Springs reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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