22 days in Darwin & Kakadu National Park Itinerary

22 days in Darwin & Kakadu National Park Itinerary

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22 days in Darwin & Kakadu National Park Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6 h
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 18 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  12 h
End: Brisbane

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.
On the 27th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Darwin day trip planning app .

Brisbane to Darwin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in June, with highs in Darwin at 36°C and lows at 24°C. You'll set off for Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

18
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Injalak Arts (in Gunbalanya) and Mary River National Park (in Mary River National Park). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakadu National park, identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, and examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kakadu National Park, Mary River National Park, Injalak Arts
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Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge

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