22 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

22 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6 h 15 min
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
Tiwi Islands
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: Sydney


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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex and Casuarina Coastal Reserve. For shopping fun, head to Mbantua Fine Art Gallery or Rapid Creek Market. Take a break from Darwin with a short trip to Dundee Explorer in Dundee Beach, about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Charles Darwin National Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral Darwin, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lameroo Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Darwin vacation app.

Sydney to Darwin is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Darwin: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Batchelor.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Dundee Explorer
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Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex ©
Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex
Photography Tours


Batchelor ©
Let the collections at Adelaide River Railway Museum and Batchelor Museum capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wangi Falls and Adelaide River War Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Batchelor: Litchfield National Park (Wangi Falls Art & Cultural Centre, Buley Rockhole, &more), Mary River National Park (in Mary River National Park) and Crazy Acres (in Berry Springs).

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Batchelor trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Batchelor takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Batchelor are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tiwi Islands.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River, Mary River National Park, Crazy Acres
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Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery

Tiwi Islands

Tiwi Islands ©
Tiwi Islands is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Tiwi Design.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tiwi Islands driving holiday tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Batchelor to Tiwi Islands. In June, daytime highs in Tiwi Islands are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You will leave for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Tiwi Islands

Museums Shopping
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Tiwi Design ©
Tiwi Design