15 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

15 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Darwin & Surrounds trip planner
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Make it your trip
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Darwin
— 9 nights
Drive
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Dundee Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Batchelor
— 4 nights
Drive to Darwin International Airport, Fly to Brisbane

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Darwin — 9 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Top End Tandems and St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Barramundi Adventures Darwin in Berry Springs (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Charles Darwin National Park. The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at Breakout NT, make a trip to Nightcliff Jetty, learn about all things military at Darwin Military Museum, and stroll through Casuarina Coastal Reserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Darwin day trip site.

Brisbane to Darwin is an approximately 6-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. Traveling from Brisbane in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Darwin. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dundee Beach.
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Dundee Beach — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get outside with Dundee Explorer and then see what you can catch with Dundee Beach Fishing Charters.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dundee Beach vacation builder website.

Getting from Darwin to Dundee Beach by car takes about 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Batchelor.
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Batchelor — 4 nights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wangi Falls and Buley Rockhole. Change things up with these side-trips from Batchelor: Litchfield National Park (Tolmer Falls, Wangi Falls Art & Cultural Centre, &more) and Robin Falls (in Adelaide River).

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Batchelor online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dundee Beach to Batchelor takes 1.5 hours. January in Batchelor sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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