29 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

29 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
2
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
3
Katherine
— 4 nights
4
Gunbalanya
— 2 nights
5
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
6
Batchelor
— 1 night
7
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

Plan a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

6
nights
Alice Springs

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.
Take a break from Alice Springs with a short trip to Standley Chasm Angkerle in West MacDonnell National Park, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, and examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Standley Chasm Angkerle
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Katherine side-trips: Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T. (in Pine Creek) and Mataranka (Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs, Bitter Springs, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a pleasant ride with Katherine Outback Experience, get great views at Bukbukluk Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Katherine trip maker tool.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Katherine in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Alice Springs in July: high temperatures in Katherine hover around 36°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Gunbalanya.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Mataranka, Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T., Bukbukluk Lookout
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
Bukbukluk Lookout ©
Bukbukluk Lookout

2
nights
Gunbalanya

Gunbalanya ©
On the 12th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing and then delve into the distant past at Ubirr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Injalak Arts and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bardedjilidji Walk.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gunbalanya driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Gunbalanya takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Gunbalanya

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Bardedjilidji Walk ©
Bardedjilidji Walk
Injalak Arts ©
Injalak Arts

6
nights
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 and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, and get great views at Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Gunbalanya to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 19:
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Anbangbang Rock Shelter ©
Anbangbang Rock Shelter

1
night
Batchelor

Batchelor
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Nina's Ark Wildlife Sanctuary and then identify plant and animal life at Litchfield National Park.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Batchelor online vacation planner.

You can drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Batchelor in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Batchelor are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:

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.
Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Berry Springs to see Territory Wildlife Park about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, and take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Darwin online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Batchelor to Darwin in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 26:
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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