13 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

13 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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13 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  39​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
2
Katherine
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Mataranka
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Paris

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night
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 27th (Sat): hike along Kuniya Walk, make a trip to Uluru, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path. On the next day, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then take in the exciting artwork at Wintjiri Arts + Museum.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder website .

Paris, France to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 39-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Paris to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Wintjiri Arts + Museum
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru

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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Nitmiluk National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Katherine Outback Experience, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then explore the striking landscape at Katherine Gorge.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Katherine journey maker .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Katherine in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In July, Katherine is somewhat warmer than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Mataranka.

Things to do in Katherine

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Helicopter Tours

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night
Mataranka

Mataranka ©
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. On the 31st (Wed), stroll the grounds of Elsey Cemetery National Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Botanic Walk, then stroll through Mataranka Thermal Pool, Elsey National Park, and finally take in the natural beauty of Bitter Springs.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mataranka trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Katherine to Mataranka in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Mataranka

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Bitter Springs ©
Bitter Springs
Elsey Cemetery National Reserve ©
Elsey Cemetery National Reserve

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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 Anbangbang Billabong. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Warradjan Cultural Centre and Jim Jim Falls. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Ubirr, contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru journey planner .

Traveling by car from Mataranka to Jabiru takes 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Warradjan Cultural Centre ©
Warradjan Cultural Centre
Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Territory Wildlife Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then see the interesting displays at 1934 Qantas Hangar, and finally identify plant and animal life at East Point Reserve.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Darwin road trip site .

Traveling by car from Jabiru to Darwin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

Territory Wildlife Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
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Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve ©
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

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