7 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

7 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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7 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h
1
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and then examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin trip itinerary planner .

Melbourne to Darwin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in April, things will get much warmer in Darwin: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums
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Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Darwin Wharf Precinct ©
Darwin Wharf Precinct

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get great views at Anzac Hill, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Darwin in April, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Tours
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

3
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.
Get outdoors at Kuniya Walk and Valley of the Winds. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kata Tjuta and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, get outside with Walpa Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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