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Darwin to Alice Springs Way Campervan Rental

Planning a campervan trip from Darwin to Alice Springs? Explore Australia's outback in a one-way campervan rental from camper champ.

Check out our Darwin to Alice Springs itinerary below and explore our Darwin page to see the range of campers available.

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Darwin to Alice Springs One Way Itinerary

This road trip through the Northern Territory explores the Australian outback and is over 1,500 km in legnth.

Part 1: Darwin

Things to do:

  • Mindil Beach
  • Crocosaurus Cove
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Parth 2: Darwin to Katherine

Distance: 300-350 km

Estimated driving time: 3-4h

Popular attractions:

  • Kakadu National Park
  • Litchfield National Park

Part 3:Katherine to Daly Waters

Distance: 270-300 km

Estimated driving time: 3h

Things to see:

  • Daly Waters Pub

Part 4: Daly Waters to Tennant Creek

Distance: 400-450km

Estimated driving time: 4-4.5h

Things to see:

  • Battery Hill Mining Centre
  • Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture Centre

Part 5: Tennant Creek to Alice Springs

Distance: 500-550 km

Estimated driving time: 5-5.5h

Popular attractions:

  • Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel in the opposite direction - from Alice Springs to Darwin?

Yes - simply use the search tool at the top of this page to check availability.

Are there any one-way rental fees?

Campervan rental companies may charge a one-way rental fee. If there is such a fee we will include it in the rental price listed in our comparison tool.

Can I rent a campervan at Darwin Airport?

While there are no camper rentals directly in the terminal at Darwin Airport, there are several companies within 7–11 km (4-7 miles).

The depots are easily accessible by taxi or Uber.

Are caravan or holiday parks available around Alice Springs and in the outback?

Yes, many options are available. Some popular choices include the Ayers Rock Campground (close to Uluru), Alice Springs Tourist Park and the BIG4 MacDonnell Range.

What kind of licence do I need to hire a campervan in Darwin?

There are no special licencing requirements that you need to undertake if hiring or driving a motorhome in the Northern Territory. Your licence will need to be:

  • A current and full driver’s licence
  • Not a probationary or provisional licence
  • An international licence in English or an English translation
  • International Driving Permit (IDP)

Note: policies vary from supplier to supplier. Always check the T&Cs for your rental.