24 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

24 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

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24 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Darwin
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Batchelor
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mary River National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sydney

11
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, cool off at Darwin Waterfront, and kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary builder tool .

Sydney to Darwin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Darwin hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Batchelor.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

6
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Robin Falls (in Adelaide River), Litchfield National Park (Tjaetaba Falls, Buley Rockhole, & more) and Crazy Acres (in Berry Springs).

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Batchelor day trip planner.

Drive from Darwin to Batchelor in 1.5 hours. August in Batchelor sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mary River National Park.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River, Crazy Acres
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Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

6
nights
Mary River National Park

Mary River National Park ©
When in Mary River National Park, make a side trip to see Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve in Humpty Doo, approximately 54 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Mary River National Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mary River National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Batchelor to Mary River National Park takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mary River National Park can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Mary River National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kakadu National Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
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Mary River National Park ©
Mary River National Park
Bukbukluk Lookout ©
Bukbukluk Lookout
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve ©
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

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