15 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

15 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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15 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Batchelor
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Mataranka
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Katherine
— 2 nights
5
Katherine
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Perth

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.
To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin day trip website .

Perth to Darwin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Darwin. While traveling from Perth, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Darwin, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 22°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Batchelor.

Things to do in Darwin

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Batchelor

Batchelor
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Traveling by car from Darwin to Batchelor takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mataranka.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks Tours Nature
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2
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Mataranka

Mataranka
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mataranka tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Batchelor to Mataranka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Katherine.

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

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nights
Katherine

Katherine
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Katherine trip planner.

You can drive from Mataranka to Katherine in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Katherine can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

1
night
Katherine

Katherine
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On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

1
night
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip app .

You can drive from Katherine to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

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nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner .

You will leave for Darwin on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Tours Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

2
nights
Darwin

Darwin
For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Darwin trip planner .

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

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