11 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

11 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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11 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Thargomindah
Drive:  20​h
1
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Litchfield National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Alice Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 45​min
End: Thargomindah

1
night
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong, and then don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, and then steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip tool .

Thargomindah to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 34-hour car ride. You can also fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Mamukala Billabong ©
Mamukala Billabong
Warradjan Cultural Centre ©
Warradjan Cultural Centre
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

2
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.
On the 7th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve, see the interesting displays at 1934 Qantas Hangar, then stroll through Mindil Beach, and finally take in the natural beauty of Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, and then play a few rounds at Darwin Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Darwin sightseeing app .

You can drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Darwin sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park ©

1
night
Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
On the 9th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Florence Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Buley Rockhole, and then admire the sheer force of Wangi Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Litchfield National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Darwin to Litchfield National Park. In February in Litchfield National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Parks Nature
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Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

1
night
Alice Springs

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park and then don't miss a visit to Ormiston Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, then examine the collection at Road Transport Hall of Fame, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Litchfield National Park to Alice Springs. When traveling from Litchfield National Park in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Walking tours
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen
The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park ©

2
nights
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 12th (Tue): trek along Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. February in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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