9 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

9 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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9 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  26​h
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  30​h
End: Zurich

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Darwin online trip builder .

Zurich, Switzerland to Darwin is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Zurich to Darwin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in September, expect Darwin to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 26th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Ubirr and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, then contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning app .

Drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. On the next day, get great views at Uluru, then admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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