12 days in Top End Itinerary

12 days in Top End Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Darwin
— 4 nights
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
3
Batchelor
— 2 nights

4
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.
Darwin is known for museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Darwin trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne to Darwin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Darwin. In April, Darwin is much hotter than Melbourne - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

5
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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakadu National park, take in the dramatic natural features at Bilkbilkmi - Graveside Gorge, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and delve into the distant past at Ubirr.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Kakadu National park ©
Kakadu National park
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

2
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Nina's Ark Wildlife Sanctuary and then explore the striking landscape of Litchfield National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Batchelor Museum and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Adelaide River War Cemetery.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Batchelor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Batchelor takes 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Batchelor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Batchelor

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Adelaide River War Cemetery
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Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Batchelor Museum ©
Batchelor Museum