13 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

13 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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13 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  28​h
1
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Alice Springs

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Road Transport Hall of Fame and Araluen Cultural Precinct. There's much more to do: make a trip to Ormiston Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits, and get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs trip itinerary app .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Alice Springs is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 8 hours. When traveling from Amsterdam in October, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Museums
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge

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.
On the 12th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, then explore and take pictures at Uluru, and finally get great views at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge and then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maguk Gorge and Warradjan Cultural Centre. Step off the beaten path and head to Anbangbang Billabong and Yellow Water. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Ubirr and steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Warradjan Cultural Centre ©
Warradjan Cultural Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Territory Wildlife Park, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Darwin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
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Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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