10 days in Darwin & Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) Itinerary

10 days in Darwin & Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) Itinerary

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10 days in Darwin & Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) Itinerary

Start: Darwin
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Darwin
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Darwin

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Defence of Darwin Experience and Adelaide River War Cemetery. Your inner history buff will appreciate St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and Christ Church Cathedral Darwin. Explore Darwin's surroundings by going to Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor) and Magnetic Termite Mounds (in Litchfield National Park). Spend the 13th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, and look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Darwin trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Darwin. June in Darwin sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Magnetic Termite Mounds, Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery
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Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Ubirr and then identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, then contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and then identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) planner .

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge

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