6 days in Kakadu National Park & Darwin Itinerary

6 days in Kakadu National Park & Darwin Itinerary

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6 days in Kakadu National Park & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Darwin
bus:  4​h
1
Kakadu National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h
2
Darwin
— 3 nights
End: Darwin

2
nights
Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yellow Water. On the 1st (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Kakadu National Park trip website .

Darwin to Kakadu National Park is an approximately 4-hour bus ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Darwin.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

3
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.
Visiting Wangi Falls and Buley Rockhole will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve and Florence Falls. Take a break from Darwin with a short trip to Adelaide River War Cemetery in Adelaide River, about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Charles Darwin National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Mindil Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Darwin trip itinerary planning app .

Take a bus from Kakadu National Park to Darwin in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
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Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve ©
Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

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