4 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

4 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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4 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Alice Springs
— Few hours
3
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): hike along Kuniya Walk and then make a trip to Uluru. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and finally explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour planning tool .

Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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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.
To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the galleries of Mason Gallery and then kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Darwin trip builder .

You can fly from Alice Springs to Darwin in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Alice Springs in May: highs in Darwin hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
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Mason Gallery

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