19 days in Alice Springs, Batchelor & Darwin Itinerary

19 days in Alice Springs, Batchelor & Darwin Itinerary

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19 days in Alice Springs, Batchelor & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Alice Springs
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Batchelor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 9 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sydney

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Flynn Memorial Uniting Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum and Road Transport Hall of Fame. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Sydney to Alice Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in September, you will find days in Alice Springs are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Alice Springs

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

2
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Litchfield National Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Adelaide River War Cemetery, and then experience rural life at Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Wangi Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Termite Mounds, and then identify plant and animal life at Nina's Ark Wildlife Sanctuary.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Alice Springs to Batchelor. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Batchelor, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery
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Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

9
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.
St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and Survivors’ Lookout will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Crocosaurus Cove will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Aviation Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Darwin trip maker .

You can drive from Batchelor to Darwin in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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