9 Day Territory Unleashed North ex Yulara 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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      USD $1,060
      CAD $1,130
      AUD $1,175
      EUR €815
      GBP £705
      NZD $1,390
      ZAR R10,695
      CHF FR1,005
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Apr 1, 2015 to Mar 31, 2016. View later 9 Day Territory Unleashed North (ex Yulara).
Kata Tjuta road sign

Katherine Gorge

Day 1 Kata Tjuta/Uluru

Kick off this Northern Territory adventure taking in the winding gullies of Kata Tjuta on a Valley of the Winds walk. Be captivated by a magical sunset over Uluru and perhaps choose to curl up in a swag for a night under the stars.
ACCOM: Camping (with shared facilities) - 1

Day 2 Uluru/Kings Canyon

Why not rise early to watch the sun bedecking the surrounding landscape in colour. Get up closer to the world's largest rock on a walk around its base and learn about what the site means to the area's Indigenous people.
ACCOM: Camping (with shared facilities) - 1

Day 3 Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon)/Alice Springs

Enter Watarrka National Park and explore the sheer rock walls, spectacular panoramas, sandstone domes and lush waterhole of Kings Canyon. Then make tracks to Alice Springs.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1

Day 4 Alice Springs

Enjoy a free day getting to know Alice Springs on your terms. Small though the town may be, there are plenty of things to see and do here. Take a stroll through the Olive Pink Botanic Garden, pop into the Alice Springs Reptile Centre or check out the site of the world's only dry river regatta. In the evening, why not organise to have dinner at one of the local pubs for a true-blue Aussie experience.
ACCOM: Hostel - 1

Day 5 Alice Springs/Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles)/Daly Waters

Visit 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. When evening falls, camp out beneath the stars for a taste of peaceful outback solitude.
ACCOM: Camping (with shared facilities) - 1

Day 6 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 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 group, 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 a sense 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.