15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Territory trip planner

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Daly Waters
— 1 night
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Mataranka
— Few hours
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Katherine
— 2 nights
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Litchfield National Park
— 2 nights
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Darwin
— 3 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
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Tennant Creek
— 1 night

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Daly Waters

Daly Waters ©
Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

To find out how to plan a trip to Daly Waters, use our trip itinerary maker.

Alice Springs to Daly Waters is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mataranka.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Daly Waters Aviation Complex ©
Daly Waters Aviation Complex

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Mataranka

Mataranka ©
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. On the 23rd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Bitter Springs.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mataranka trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Daly Waters to Mataranka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Mataranka

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bitter Springs ©
Bitter Springs
Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs ©
Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs

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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 23rd (Sun), see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Katherine trip planner.

You can drive from Mataranka to Katherine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Katherine, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Katherine

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
Helicopter Tours

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Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
Get out of town with these interesting Litchfield National Park side-trips: Adelaide River (Adelaide River Railway Bridg & Adelaide River War Cemetery).

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Litchfield National Park route planner.

Explore your travel options from Katherine to Litchfield National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Katherine in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Litchfield National Park, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Darwin.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

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Darwin

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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 28th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, then see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and then view the masterpieces at Mason Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Darwin trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Litchfield National Park to Darwin with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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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. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Animal Tracks Safari, explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, explore the striking landscape of Maguk Gorge, and explore the ancient world of Ubirr.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Tennant Creek on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Animal Tracks Safari ©
Animal Tracks Safari
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge

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Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 5th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mary Ann and then pause for some photo ops at John Flynn Memorial Obelisk.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tennant Creek trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Tennant Creek by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in Tennant Creek can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann

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