14 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

14 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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14 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Exeter
train + Fly:  31​h
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Alice Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  38​h
End: Exeter

2
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.
Spend the 9th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, and examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Darwin road trip website .

Exeter, UK to Darwin is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jabiru.

Things to do in Darwin

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ubirr, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Twin Falls, and make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get great views at Anzac Hill, then brush up on your military savvy at Alice Springs RSL War Museum, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Alice Springs in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In October, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge and then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online holiday maker .

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. In October, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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