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Darwin to Alice Springs

Driving times and distances from Alice Springs to Darwin on the Stuart Highway
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How far is it from Alice Springs to Darwin?

Stuart Highway Overview, Northern Territory Australia

• Access: 2 Wheel Drive on sealed roads access
• Start: From Alice Springs in Northern Territory Australia
• Finish: To Darwin in Northern Territory Australia
• Total Distance: 1639 kms

Darwin to Katherine
• 332 km
• Allow for slower travel - driving time 5.30 hrs with suggested minimum rest stops at Adelaide River and Pine Creek

Katherine to Tennant Creek
• 673 km
• Allow for slower travel - driving time 9.30 hrs with suggested minimum rest stops at Devils Marbles, Larrimah, Daly Water, Renner Springs.


Tennant Creek to Alice Springs
• 508 km
• Allow for slower travel - driving time 8.30 hrs with suggested minimum rest stops at Wycliffe Well, Barrow Creek, Aileron, TiTree - 311 km south of Tennant Creek & 1289 km south of Darwin in Australia

Alice Springs to Kings Canyon
• 473 km
• Driving Time 6:10 hrs


Alice Springs to Uluru - Alice Springs to Ayers Rock at Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Lasseter Hwy
• 470 km depend if your going to Ayers Rock resort or Uluru car park
• Allow for slower travel - driving time 8.30 hrs with suggested minimum rest stops at Curtain Springs, Mt Ebenezer (Mount Ebenezer to Alice Springs - 256 kms).

Darwin to Alice Springs also known as the Explorers Way - This section is of the Stuart Highway from Darwin to Alice Springs.

Also the starting point for many outback 4wd adventures like from Darwin to Katherine onto Kunurrura and the Gibb River Road ending in Broome Western Australia.

Or with an outback 4wd adventure like from Darwin to Katherine onto Borroloola and the Savannhway Way.

A world tourist hotspot is Alice Springs to Uluru on the Lasseter Highway known as Red Centre Way.

This stretch of landscape covers 4 of Australia's top tourist desination icon which are world renowned.
• Kakadu National Park - via Arnhem Highway or Kakadu Highway off the Stuart Highway
• Darwin local's favourite weekend park Litchfield National Park just 2 hours casual drive from Darwin on sealed roads.
• Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park
• Devils Marbles
• Daly Waters Pub- an Australian's favourite outback pub.
• Even Wycliffe Well: Wycliffe Well Roadhouse is known as Australia's premier U.F.O. sightings.

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Adelaide River
Stuart Highway known as the Explorers Way - the Northern Territory section from Darwin to Katherine
• Darwin Australia
Greater Outer Darwin

• Palmerston • Howard Springs • Turn off onto the Arnhem Highway to Kakadu National Park • Berry Springs Nature Park PDF (off the Stuart Highway) • Noonamah
Katherine Gorge
Side Destinations - Darwin to Katherine

• Lake Bennett • Kakadu National Park • Turn off to Batchelor then onto Litchfield National Park • Litchfield National Park • Robin Falls Northern Territor Australia - 4wd access only • Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park and Douglas River / Daly River Esplanade - 4wd access only • Umbrawarra Gorge - 4wd access only • Leliyn Edith Falls
• Adelaide River • Hayes Creek • Emerald Springs Roadhouse • Pine Creek • Katherine - place to stay overnight on the Stuart Highway • Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park - place to stay overnight on the Stuart Highway • Cutta Cutta Nature Reserve
Destinations - From Katherine to Mataranka
• Mataranka Thermal Springs - place to stay overnight on the Stuart Highway • Mataranka Bitter Springs • Elsey National Park • Elsey Homestead Replica •Springvale Homestead
Destinations - From Mataranka to Tennant Creek
• Larrimah - 75 km south of Mataranka, a former railway town • Daly Waters Pub - Scenic territory icon photo shot stop on the Stuart Highway - 270 kms south of Katherine • Carpentaria highway turnoff south of daly waters • Hi-Way Inn Daly Waters - place to stop on the Stuart Highway • Dunmurra - place to stop on the Stuart Highway • Newcastle Waters on the Stuart Highway • Elliott on the Stuart Highway • Renner Springs now a roadhouse and motel • Sturt memorial - photo shot stop on the Stuart Highway • John Flynn Memorial - photo shot stop on the Stuart Highway • Three Ways - place to stop on the Stuart Highway • Tennant Creek - place to stay overnight on the Stuart Highway
Devils-Marbles
Destinations - From Tennant Creek to Wycliffe Well
• Mary Ann Dam Recreation Lake Tennant Creek • Devils Marbles reserve - Scenic territory icon photo shot stop on the Stuart Highway • Wauchope - Hotel Caravan/Camping • Banka Banka Caravan park and camp ground
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Destinations - From Wycliffe Well to Alice Springs

• Even Wycliffe Well: Wycliffe Well Roadhouse is known as Australia's premier U.F.O. sightings. • Wycliffe Well - Wycliffe Well is an oasis in the desert, and Australia’s UFO hot spot. • Barrow Creek - Scenic territory icon photo shot stop on the Stuart Highway • Banka Banka Station • TiTree - 311 km south of Tennant Creek & 1289 km south of Darwin in Australia • Aileron - Outback hospitality, Aboriginal art gallery • Plenty Highway turn off • Gemtree (Turnoff Via Plenty Highway) • Tropic Of Capricorn Marker

Todd Mall Alice Springs

Destinations - From Alice Springs

• Alice Springs - Scenic territory icon photo shot stop and place to stay on the Stuart Highway • West Macdonnell Ranges via the Stuart Highway • East Macdonnell Ranges via the Stuart Highway

• Ayers Rock via the Stuart Highway from Alice Springs • Uluru via the Stuart Highway from Alice Springs.

• Binns Track 4wd access- start from Mount Dare in SA

• Warnings and driving advice for the Stuart Highway
• Our maps of the Stuart Highway • Wildlife along the Stuart Highway • Where to stay camping or hotel along the Stuart Highway • Where to get fuel along the Stuart Highway • Where to stop and eat along the Stuart Highway • Wildlife with the list of mammals, frogs, birds, reptiles in the Northern Territory

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Darwin to Alice Springs on the Stuart Highway travel information for self drive visitors guide. 1500 klm a jouney to remember and you have never really known Australian until you visit both Uluru (Ayers Rock), Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) and Kakadu.

  • Travel from Darwin to Litchfield National Park back track to the Arnhem Highway onto Jabiru and then down the Kakadu Highway onto Pine Creek then Katherine and straight through another approximate 1200klm to Alice Springs stopping at Katherine and Katherine Gorge, Tennant Creek, Devils Marbles and the many road houses, wayside inns, hotels and fuel stops along the way and really enjoy true outback hospitality and the flavour of our territory. Option 2 do the reverse from Alice Springs to Darwin and which is better the choice is yours.


  • • Tropical Darwin capital city

    Once a sleepy outback town now a small city now a thriving industrial and tourism hub. Darwin city sits on a peninsula, next the outer city of Palmerston 30klm away and outer Darwin small farm lots of 5 acres to 320 acres agricultural lands.

    Darwin Australia


  • • Kakadu National Park

    Visit Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia. 2 different access sealed highways into Kakadu it's a desintaion for tourists on vacation seeking a 5 day experience. Visit pristine waters, wildlife cruises and ancient Aboriginal rock art.

    Kakadu National Park


  • • Litchfield National Park

    Visit Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory, Australia. Visit nearby Litchfield National Park and see stunning waterfalls and amazing termite mounds – and swim safely in crystal-clear swimming holes such as Buley Rock Holes and Lower Cascades.

    Litchfield National Park


  • Katherine Gorge Nitmiluk

    Visit Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park,Northern Territory, Australia. The most comfortable months to visit the Park are from May to September. The wet season causes flooding of the Katherine River and restrictions on some of the activities available.

    Katherine Gorge
  • Katherine south of Darwin

    Visit Katherine in Northern Territory, Australia! With a population of over 9,804 people Katherine is a modern thriving regional center and excellent town to setup your camp at with it's caravan parks in the town and at Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park.

    Katherine
  • Mataranka Thermal Springs

    Visit Mataranka township and just off Stuart Highway in Elsey National Park.the famous Mataranka Thermal Springs is fed by spring water from the Daly and Georgina basins ata volume of 30.5 million litres per day. Surrounded by a palm forest 34C degrees.

    Mataranka Thermal Springs
  • The Devils Marbles

    Karlu Karlu known Devils Marbles. The Karlu Karlu Conservation Reserve, stretches 1,802 hectares and is home to a wide variety of desert flora and fauna, including goannas and finches. Located just approximately 100 kilometers south of Tennant Creek.

    Devils Marbles
  • Town of Alice Springs

    Alice Springs known just as Alice has both western and Aboriginal influences. The town's central Todd Mall has numerous Aboriginal art galleries. Alice Springs desert lifestyle has several unique events such as the Camel Cup and Henley-on-Todd Regatta.

    Alice Springs
  • Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Tourism

    Uluru Kata Tjuta Park

    Uluru wasn't always known as Uluru actually it was named Ayers Rock and the same for Kata Tjuta was The Olgas. Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park though around 6 hours comfortable 2wd drive from Alice Springs is 452km away southwest of the town.

    Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park