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

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

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

Start: Darwin
1
Darwin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Katherine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Darwin

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nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Litchfield National Park and Mindil Beach. Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Darwin International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. You've now added Nourlangie Rock to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing, and then delve into the distant past at Ubirr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, and then contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip site .

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Edith Falls and then explore the striking landscape at Katherine Gorge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Katherine holiday maker site .

You can drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katherine in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

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