25 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

25 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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25 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kings Canyon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Hermannsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Katherine
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Litchfield National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Darwin
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Brisbane

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll through Kuniya Walk, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, and then trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions planner.

Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Brisbane in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art

2
nights
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
On the 27th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Watarrka National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon Walk, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kings Creek Station.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kings Canyon journey planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon by car takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Hermannsburg.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Red Centre
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Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park
Helicopter Tours
Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station

1
night
Hermannsburg

Hermannsburg ©
On the 29th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Hermannsburg Historic Precinct.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hermannsburg sightseeing planner .

Getting from Kings Canyon to Hermannsburg by car takes about 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Hermannsburg

Museums
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
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Hermannsburg Historic Precinct ©
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Road Transport Hall of Fame and National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ormiston Gorge and Finke Gorge National Park. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Simpsons Gap, identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, explore the landscape on two wheels at Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path, and explore the striking landscape of Ochre Pits.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hermannsburg to Alice Springs takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Road Transport Hall of Fame ©
Road Transport Hall of Fame
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Finke Gorge National Park ©
Finke Gorge National Park

3
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. You'll explore and learn at Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery and MiMi Aboriginal Art & Craft. Take a break from the city and head to Helicopter Tours and Nitmiluk National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Katherine Museum, get engrossed in the history at Katherine School of the Air Tourist Room, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, and experience rural life at Katherine Outback Experience.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Katherine using our trip planner.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Katherine in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, Katherine is a bit warmer than Alice Springs - with highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park
Helicopter Tours
Katherine Museum ©
Katherine Museum

5
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Appreciate the collections at Injalak Arts and Warradjan Cultural Centre. Take a break from the city and head to Yellow Water and Cahills Crossing. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Maguk Gorge.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planner.

You can drive from Katherine to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kakadu National Park, Injalak Arts
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 11:
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Warradjan Cultural Centre ©
Warradjan Cultural Centre
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

2
nights
Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Florence Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Buley Rockhole, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wangi Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Termite Mounds, then stroll the grounds of Adelaide River War Cemetery, and finally admire the sheer force of Robin Falls.

Plan trip to Litchfield National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Litchfield National Park with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Litchfield National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adelaide River
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
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Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Darwin Golf Club and East Point Reserve. Escape the urban bustle at Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve and Safaris. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Parliament House, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and brush up on your military savvy at East Point Military Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Darwin trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Litchfield National Park to Darwin. In June, daily temperatures in Darwin can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Photography Tours
Darwin Military Museum ©
Darwin Military Museum

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