60 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

60 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  30 h
1
Alice Springs
— 11 nights
Travel:  4 h 30 min
2
West MacDonnell National Park
— 5 nights
Travel:  4 h 15 min
3
Kings Canyon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Batchelor
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Katherine
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Pine Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Darwin
— 10 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Toronto

11
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, get outside with Simpsons Gap, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Alice Springs route builder app.

Toronto, Canada to Alice Springs is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Alice Springs is 14.5 hours. While traveling from Toronto, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

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

5
nights
West MacDonnell National Park

West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ormiston Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park, head outdoors with Serpentine Gorge, and explore the striking landscape at Redbank Gorge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the West MacDonnell National Park day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alice Springs to West MacDonnell National Park. On the 19th (Tue), you'll travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
West MacDonnell National Park ©
West MacDonnell National Park
Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park ©
Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park

4
nights
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
When in Kings Canyon, make a side trip to see Ikuntji Artists in Haasts Bluff, approximately Haasts Bluff away. Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Watarrka National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kings Canyon online holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from West MacDonnell National Park to Kings Canyon with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Red Centre, Ikuntji Artists
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon
Ikuntji Artists ©
Ikuntji Artists
Helicopter Tours

5
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, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 28th (Thu), you're off to Batchelor.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

5
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Explore Batchelor's surroundings by going to Litchfield National Park (Helicopter Tours, Wangi Falls, &more) and Mary River National Park (in Mary River National Park).

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Batchelor road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Batchelor with the Route module. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Batchelor, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Mary River National Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

5
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. When in Katherine, make a side trip to see Bitter Springs in Mataranka, approximately Mataranka away. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Katherine Outback Experience, take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls, take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, and trek along Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Katherine route planner.

Drive from Batchelor to Katherine in 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Batchelor in June since evenings lows in Katherine dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pine Creek.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bitter Springs
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

3
nights
Pine Creek

Pine Creek ©
Pine Creek is known for outdoors, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, admire all the interesting features of Bukbukluk Lookout, examine the collection at Pine Creek Museum, and get outside with Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T..

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pine Creek trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Pine Creek takes an hour. In June in Pine Creek, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Pine Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Bukbukluk Lookout ©
Bukbukluk Lookout
Pine Creek Museum ©
Pine Creek Museum

8
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, take in the dramatic natural features at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, explore the striking landscape of Kakadu National park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bardedjilidji Walk.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online road trip planner.

Getting from Pine Creek to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

10
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.
When in Darwin, make a side trip to see Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs, approximately Berry Springs away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, make a splash at Darwin Waterfront, get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Darwin can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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