30 days in Top End Itinerary

30 days in Top End Itinerary

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30 days in Top End Itinerary

Start: Tehran
Fly:  27​h
1
Darwin
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 9 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Mataranka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Katherine
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Pine Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Batchelor
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Tehran

9
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.
Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Berry Springs to see Territory Wildlife Park about 42 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 22nd (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary website .

Tehran, Iran to Darwin is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tehran to Darwin is 6 hours. Traveling from Tehran in April, things will get a bit warmer in Darwin: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 25:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

9
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Yellow Water Cruises has been added to your itinerary. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Spend the 1st (Wed) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, make a trip to Ubirr, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing.

Make your Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mataranka.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Yellow Water Cruises ©
Yellow Water Cruises
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

2
nights
Mataranka

Mataranka ©
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. On the 5th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Botanic Walk, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mataranka Thermal Pool, Elsey National Park, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Bitter Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Elsey National Park, go for a walk through Mataranka Falls, and then stroll the grounds of Elsey Cemetery National Reserve.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mataranka trip maker site .

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Mataranka by car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Bitter Springs ©
Bitter Springs
Elsey National Park ©
Elsey National Park
Elsey Cemetery National Reserve ©
Elsey Cemetery National Reserve

4
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Katherine Gorge, take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, stroll around Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Katherine online road trip planner .

Drive from Mataranka to Katherine in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Pine Creek.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bukbukluk Lookout
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Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Bukbukluk Lookout ©
Bukbukluk Lookout

1
night
Pine Creek

Pine Creek
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Pine Creek Museum and Library, then stroll around Copperfield Dam Park Area, and then get outside with Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T..

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Pine Creek trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Katherine to Pine Creek by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Pine Creek

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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2
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
On the 12th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Litchfield National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Robin Falls, examine the collection at Adelaide River Railway Museum, then stroll the grounds of Adelaide River War Cemetery, then admire all the interesting features of Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden, and finally get engrossed in the history at Batchelor Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Batchelor online trip maker .

Getting from Pine Creek to Batchelor by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Pine Creek in May since evenings lows in Batchelor dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Batchelor

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Adelaide River
Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
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Robin Falls ©
Robin Falls
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Batchelor Museum ©
Batchelor Museum
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