9 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

9 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

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9 days in Northern Territory Itinerary

Start: Nice
Fly:  31​h
1
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 30​min
4
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
End: Nice

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Alice Springs trip itinerary planning website .

Nice, France to Alice Springs is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Nice to Alice Springs. When traveling from Nice in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours Wildlife Parks
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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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night
Kings Canyon

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then explore and take pictures at Mereenie Loop Road.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kings Canyon travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Mereenie Loop Road
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Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, don't miss a visit to Uluru, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally stroll through Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. In September, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

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

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, then don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, and then identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Bardedjilidji Walk ©
Bardedjilidji Walk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Darwin can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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