Both the iconic sights and the hidden treasures of Australia’s legendary Red Centre are revealed on this enthralling journey through never-ending…
The Northern Territory is a place unlike any other and a "Must Do" for any fun-loving traveler. Whether looking for an adventure filled road trip, or a relaxing weekend break from the daily grind, there is something for everyone in the Territory.
The Northern Territory, best known as Australia’s Outback, spans the heart of the country from the red sand deserts of the Red Centre to the tropical waterfalls in the Top End.
The Red Centre is home to the Outback pioneering town of Alice Springs as well as iconic Ulu?u (Ayers Rock) and Kings Canyon. Experiences in this region include hot air ballooning, camel trekking, hiking, skydiving and Aboriginal interaction.
Heading north, the Top End of the Territory is a tropical oasis boasting waterfalls, billabongs, thermal pools, ancient Aboriginal rock art and more. While there, be sure to head out on a billabong cruise in Kakadu National Park to do a bit of crocodile spotting!
Top 10 Things to See and Do:
1. Watch an Ulu?u sunset on camel back.
2. Enjoy a Top End sunset while feasting at one of Darwin’s markets.
3. Bathe in one of the NT’s waterfalls, waterholes or thermal pools.
4. Take a cruise and go croc spotting.
5. View 50,000-year-old rock art in Kakadu National Park.
6. Explore the magnetic termite mounds in Litchfield National Park.
7. Canoe through Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park.
8. Learn about Aboriginal culture and art.
9. Meet local Territorians.
10. Learn about the Territory’s role in WWII.
Just a few hours flight from most Australian capitals, a range of unique experiences is closer than you think! The Ghan train is a great way to experience the heart of the country from Darwin to Adelaide with off-train tours in Katherine and Alice Springs. There are also a number of self-drive itineraries available for travelers seeking off the beaten track experiences.
-The Wet season spans from November until April and is characterised by increased humidity followed by monsoonal rains and storms. Temperatures typically range from a minimum of 25°C (77F) to a maximum of 33°C (91F).
-The ‘Dry’ season, from May until October, is characterised by warm, dry sunny days and cool nights. Temperatures typically range from 21°C (70F) to 32°C (90F).
-In summer (December–February), average temperatures range between 20°C (68F) and 35°C (95F).
-In winter (June–August), the average temperature range is 3°C to 20°C (37–68F).
-Spring and autumn in Central Australia see warm days and cool evenings.