21 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

21 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

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21 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Mary River National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Batchelor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Darwin
— 14 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Mary River National Park

Mary River National Park ©
On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mary River National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mary River National Park visit planner .

Melbourne to Mary River National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Mary River National Park at 39°C and lows at 28°C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Mary River National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Mary River National Park ©
Mary River National Park

4
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Get outdoors at Buley Rockhole and Florence Falls. Explore hidden gems such as Adelaide River War Cemetery and Wangi Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Batchelor side-trips: Litchfield National Park (Wangi Falls Art & Cultural Centre, Magnetic Termite Mounds, & more). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Litchfield National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Batchelor trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mary River National Park to Batchelor takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River
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Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

14
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Darwin Military Museum and Defence of Darwin Experience. Step off the beaten path and head to Safaris and Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Berry Springs (Territory Wildlife Park & Territory Wildlife Park). Spend the 14th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 24th (Thu) at Darwin Waterfront. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Darwin trip itinerary site .

Getting from Batchelor to Darwin by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Darwin are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Berry Springs
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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