8 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

8 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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8 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Darwin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Litchfield National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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 24th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Darwin day trip planning tool .

Sydney to Darwin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for warmer days in Darwin, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
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Safaris
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 26th (Wed), examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre and then explore the ancient world of Ubirr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, then don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planning site .

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

1
night
Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
On the 28th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Florence Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Buley Rockhole, and then admire the sheer force of Wangi Falls.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Litchfield National Park trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Litchfield National Park. In June in Litchfield National Park, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Nature Parks
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Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru Hiking Path and Walpa Gorge. Get in touch with nature at Kuniya Walk and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and take some stellar pictures from Uluru.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation planner .

Explore your travel options from Litchfield National Park to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with the Route module. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Litchfield National Park in June; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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