35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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Darwin
— 21 nights
Drive
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Ayers Rock
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
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West MacDonnell National Park
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly
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Katherine
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Darwin

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Litchfield National Park (Magnetic Termite Mounds, Wangi Falls, &more), Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo) and Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs). Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Mary River National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, make a splash at Darwin Waterfront, and examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin online trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Darwin. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 16:

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Ubirr and then explore the striking landscape of Maguk Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong.

Start your trip to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:

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West MacDonnell National Park

Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park, identify plant and animal life at Glen Helen Gorge, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at West MacDonnell National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our West MacDonnell National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to West MacDonnell National Park. You will leave for Alice Springs on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

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Alice Springs

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Olive Pink Botanic Garden. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, then take in the exciting artwork at Talapi, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs sightseeing planner.

Traveling by shuttle from West MacDonnell National Park to Alice Springs takes 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

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Katherine

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 27th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, then get engrossed in the history at Katherine School of the Air, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, and finally take a pleasant ride with Katherine Outback Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): Head underground at Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Low Level Nature Reserve, and then admire the sheer force of Edith Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Katherine online travel route planner.

Fly from Alice Springs to Katherine in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Alice Springs in September; daily highs in Katherine reach 42°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

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