30 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

30 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
2
Alice Springs
— 7 nights
3
Katherine
— 4 nights
4
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
5
Batchelor
— 2 nights
6
Darwin
— 6 nights

3
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and trek along Kuniya Walk.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

7
nights
Alice Springs

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, and get great views at Anzac Hill.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs online itinerary planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Centre
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

4
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Katherine is known for nature, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Bukbukluk Lookout, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nitmiluk National Park, don't miss a visit to Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre, and get a taste of life in the country at Katherine Outback Experience.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Katherine online attractions planner.

Getting from Alice Springs to Katherine by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Alice Springs in April, with highs in Katherine at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bukbukluk Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Bukbukluk Lookout ©
Bukbukluk Lookout
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Nanguluwur Art Site, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, and admire the sheer force of Twin Falls.

Plan my Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Motor Car Falls ©
Motor Car Falls
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site
Kakadu National park ©
Kakadu National park

2
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
On the 23rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Nina's Ark Wildlife Sanctuary and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Litchfield National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden, don't miss a visit to Magnetic Termite Mounds, thensee the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally admire the sheer force of Buley Rockhole.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Batchelor day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Batchelor in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Batchelor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Highlights from your plan
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Helicopter Tours
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole

6
nights
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.
Darwin is known for museums, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Batchelor to Darwin in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Darwin are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

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