9 Day Territory Unleashed North Itinerary

Journey from Alice Springs up to the Top End. Hike around Uluru, through Kata Tjuta and down into Kings Canyon. Experience ancient Indigenous culture in Ubirr and Wulna country. See crocs in the Mary River Wetlands.

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      CAD $1,215
      AUD $1,192
      EUR €819
      GBP £688
      NZD $1,327
      ZAR R11,934
      CHF FR994
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Kata Tjuta

Kings Canyon

Day 1 Alice Springs/Kata Tjuta/Uluru

Welcome to rough and ready, but decidedly charming, Alice Springs. Get the adventure underway with a visit to a working camel farm (and perhaps with a ride on one of these iconic creatures). Hop to it exploring the 36 domes of Kata Tjuta on a Valley of the Winds hike, then watch the sun set over ginormous Uluru.
ACCOM: Camping (with shared facilities) - 1

Day 2 Uluru to Kings Canyon

Shake off the brisk morning air with a walk around the base of the world's biggest rock. Learn about the sacred significance of Uluru to the local Aboriginal people and admire their traditional arts and craft work at the Cultural Centre. Spend a night camped under the stars in Watarrka National Park.
ACCOM: Camping (with shared facilities) - 1

Day 3 Kings Canyon to Alice Springs

Trek along the crater rim of Kings Canyon, savouring the incredible views over the Amphitheatre, then descend into the canyon and discover the park's Lost City and Garden of Eden. The adventure winds up upon arrival back in Alice Springs.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1

Day 4 Alice Springs/Devils Marbles (Karlu Karlu)/Daly Waters

Kick off this two-day adventure with a visit to the iconic Karlu Karlu, or 'Devils Marbles'. Hear the story behind the formation of these gigantic boulders before continuing on to Tennant Creek for lunch. In the evening visit a true blue Aussie pub, perhaps sharing a couple of beers with the friendly locals before camping out beneath the stars for an evening of peaceful outback solitude.
ACCOM: Camping (with shared facilities) - 1

Day 5 Katherine Gorge/Darwin

Start the day with an exploration of Nitmiluk National Park. Meaning the 'Place of the Cicada Dreaming' in the Jawoyn language, it’s a stunning place to explore. Take a short walk to Barrawei Lookout for an incredible view of Katherine Gorge before learning about the significance of this area to the Jawoyn people. Stop for a swim in the refreshing waters of Edith Falls before journeying to tropical Darwin, the Territory’s culture-rich capital city.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1

Day 6 Darwin

Enjoy a free day in Darwin to relax and soak up the atmosphere in this quirky Territory town.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1

Day 7 Darwin/Kakadu

Kick off this Kakadu adventure with a traditional welcome from the Limilngan–Wulna people. Learn about the culture and ancient history of this Indigenous tribe, then journey to the Mary River Wetlands, where saltwater crocodiles rule the waters. Arrive in Ubirr for a spectacular sunset and the chance to see Aboriginal rock art that’s thousands of years old.
ACCOM: Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) - 1

Day 8 Twin and Jim Jim Falls

Take a boat cruise with a national park ranger through the chasm of a gorge to witness Twin Falls up close – the dwarfing magnitude of this chasm invokes the often startling realisation of just how small we really are. After lunch, hike to the base of Jim Jim Falls, where a swim or laze on the beach is an excellent way to wile away the afternoon.
ACCOM: Camping (with shared facilities) - 1

Day 9 Kakadu/Darwin

Plunge into the refreshing waters of Maguk Gorge before working up a sweat hiking to the top of Gunlom Falls, where a series of swimming holes await your arrival. In the afternoon, head back to lively Darwin.