14 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

14 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
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: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Darwin visit planner.

Sydney to Darwin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also 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. While traveling from Sydney, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Darwin, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

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

4
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: make a trip to Ubirr, explore the striking landscape at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, hike along Bardedjilidji Walk, and identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Billabong.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip 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 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:
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Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge

1
night
Batchelor

Batchelor
On the 29th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Litchfield National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Batchelor vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Batchelor in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Batchelor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Batchelor

Nature Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:

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: don't miss a visit to Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and trek along Kuniya Walk.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Batchelor to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Batchelor in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): browse the exhibits of Tjanpi Desert Weavers, thensee the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, thenexplore the galleries of Talapi, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs online trip planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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