8 days in Uluru & Surrounds & Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

8 days in Uluru & Surrounds & Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

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8 days in Uluru & Surrounds & Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Litchfield National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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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 Kuniya Walk and Kata Tjuta. Visiting Walpa Gorge and Uluru will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip website .

Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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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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Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Florence Falls, explore the striking landscape of Buley Rockhole, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wangi Falls.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Litchfield National Park trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Litchfield National Park. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Litchfield National Park, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

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Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

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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.
Get some cultural insight at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and 1934 Qantas Hangar. You'll discover tucked-away gems like East Point Reserve and Parliament House. Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Leanyer Recreation Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Darwin trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Litchfield National Park to Darwin. In August, daytime highs in Darwin are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
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