7 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

7 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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7 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Alice Springs
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Yulara
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, view the masterpieces at Talapi, then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, then get a sense of history and politics at Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs day trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Alice Springs is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Yulara.

Things to do in Alice Springs

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

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night
Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, hike along Kuniya Walk, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally get great views at Uluru.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yulara travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Alice Springs to Yulara by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Yulara

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru

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nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong, don't miss a visit to Mirrai Lookout, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, and go for a walk through Yurmikmik Walks.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yulara to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing

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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 16th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Darwin sightseeing planning website .

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Beaches Wildlife
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
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