16 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

16 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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16 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
2
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Katherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Brisbane

3
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary builder app .

Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Brisbane in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

3
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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.
On the 28th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, get great views at Anzac Hill, view the masterpieces at Talapi, and steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs road trip tool .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Tours Wildlife
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

2
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 1st (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Katherine Gorge, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then explore and take pictures at Katherine Outback Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): view the masterpieces at MiMi Aboriginal Art & Craft, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Katherine day trip planning tool .

Getting from Alice Springs to Katherine by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Alice Springs in June; daily highs in Katherine reach 36°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

4
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) tour planner.

Drive from Katherine to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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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 7th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Darwin sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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