12 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

12 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

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12 days in Darwin & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Dundee Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Batchelor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

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Dundee Beach

Dundee Beach
For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dundee Beach trip itinerary planner .

Melbourne to Dundee Beach is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Dundee Beach reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. You'll set off for Batchelor on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Dundee Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Get outdoors at Buley Rockhole and Wangi Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Florence Falls and Adelaide River War Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Batchelor: Litchfield National Park (Wangi Falls Art & Cultural Centre & Magnetic Termite Mounds). Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Litchfield National Park.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Batchelor online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Dundee Beach to Batchelor takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Batchelor can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Batchelor

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery
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Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

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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.
Visiting Casuarina Coastal Reserve and Safaris will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Darwin Military Museum and Christ Church Cathedral Darwin. Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 2nd (Tue) at Darwin Waterfront. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

Make your Darwin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Batchelor to Darwin in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Darwin are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Darwin Military Museum ©
Darwin Military Museum