8 days in Kakadu & Surrounds Itinerary

8 days in Kakadu & Surrounds Itinerary

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8 days in Kakadu & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 30​min
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Adelaide River
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sydney

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Get some cultural insight at Maguk Gorge and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Billabong, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and make a trip to Mirrai Lookout.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planning app .

Sydney to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adelaide River.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

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Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge

Adelaide River

Adelaide River ©
Adelaide River is a small but historically significant town located at the crossing of the Stuart Highway over the Adelaide River in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 17th (Sat), snap pictures at Adelaide River Railway Bridg, admire the sheer force of Robin Falls, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Adelaide River War Cemetery.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide River day trip app .

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Adelaide River by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide River

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Robin Falls ©
Robin Falls
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery
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