16 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

16 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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16 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

London
Fly:  23​h
Darwin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Batchelor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Jabiru
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Pine Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Katherine
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
London

3
days
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.
Get outdoors at Mindil Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, take in nature's colorful creations at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience.

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London, UK to Darwin is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from London to Darwin, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Darwin is warmer than London - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Batchelor.

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Mindil Beach
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Crocosaurus Cove

1
day
Batchelor

Batchelor
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Litchfield National Park.

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Drive from Darwin to Batchelor in 1.5 hours. In May in Batchelor, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

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5
days
Jabiru

Jabiru ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Ubirr and Kakadu National park. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru day trip site .

Traveling by car from Batchelor to Jabiru takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pine Creek.

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Kakadu National Park
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Kakadu National park ©
Kakadu National park
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls

1
day
Pine Creek

Pine Creek ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): head outdoors with Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T., see the interesting displays at Pine Creek Museum and Library, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gunlom Waterfall Creek.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pine Creek planning app .

Getting from Jabiru to Pine Creek by car takes about 3 hours. May in Pine Creek sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Katherine.

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Gunlom Waterfall Creek
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Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek

1
day
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Katherine Gorge, witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, and then relax in the rural setting at Katherine Outback Experience.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Katherine vacation planner.

You can drive from Pine Creek to Katherine in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs

2
days
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): hike along Kuniya Walk, explore the striking landscape at Uluru, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by flight from Katherine to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Katherine in May, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Helicopter Tours
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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