11 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

11 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Territory holiday planner
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Fly to Darwin, Drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive
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Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 3 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of Animal Tracks Safari, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) route tool.

Sydney to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Darwin.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours
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Darwin — 3 nights

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.
Spend the 18th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, make a splash at Darwin Waterfront, and don't miss a visit to Parliament House.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Darwin sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, go for a walk through Mala Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Darwin in July, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be colder, around 4°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Northern Territory travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Specialty Museums · Wildlife Areas
A largely unpopulated, parched land of deep red desert, spectacular rock formations, and small, isolated settlements, Northern Territory has perhaps the most distinctively Australian aesthetic of all the country’s states. The region’s towns and cities are clustered around the Stuart Highway--the iconic road that serves as Northern Territory’s main artery--rather than the coastline, as is normally the case in Australia.
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