35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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35 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Darwin
1
Darwin
— 21 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Travel:  6​h
4
West MacDonnell National Park
— 3 nights
Travel:  4​h 30​min
5
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Katherine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Darwin

21
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Litchfield National Park (Magnetic Termite Mounds, Wangi Falls, & more), Batchelor (Litchfield National Park & Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden) and Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs). Spend the 27th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Mary River National Park. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, cast your line with a fishing tour, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip maker website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Darwin. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Batchelor, Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Adelaide River War Cemetery
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 17th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Ubirr and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, then contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and then identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online travel planner .

Getting from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong
Ubirr ©
Ubirr

2
nights
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 19th (Thu): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online day trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

3
nights
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
You've now added Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park, then identify plant and animal life at Glen Helen Gorge, and then take in the awesome beauty at West MacDonnell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ormiston Gorge.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our West MacDonnell National Park vacation maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to West MacDonnell National Park. On the 24th (Tue), you're off toAlice Springs.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park
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West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Olive Pink Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, then take in the exciting artwork at Talapi, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from West MacDonnell National Park to Alice Springs. In September in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

3
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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Katherine Gorge, then get engrossed in the history at Katherine School of the Air Tourist Room, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, and finally admire all the interesting features of Katherine Outback Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, then identify plant and animal life at Low Level Nature Reserve, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Katherine journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Katherine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alice Springs in September, with highs in Katherine at 42°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Low Level Nature Reserve ©
Low Level Nature Reserve
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience

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