The Northern Territory (aka NT) is a vast federal territory in Australia famed for its Outback desert landscapes. At the spiritual heart of Australia’s Red Centre lies the country’s most recognised natural wonder, Uluru (Ayers Rock). Explore this World Heritage and learn the unique aboriginal tradition and culture with awe-inspiring experiences. Explore too the red-rock domes of Kata Tjuta and the sculpted cliffs of Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park. Remote Alice Springs, the gateway town to the Red Centre desert, offers Aboriginal art galleries.
Get off the beaten track and discover the diverse landscapes of the Northern Territory. Adventure NT on four wheels or two, on the water or in the air, atop 100-horsepower or one-camel-power, prepare to be re-energised by the not-so-sleepy NT. Adventure the outback with quadbike, camel ride, ballooning, floatplane and etc.
Nature and wildlife
The Territory is home to 400 species of birds, 150 mammals, 300 reptiles, 50 frogs, 60 species of freshwater fish and several hundred species of marine fish. Crocodiles, the most famous of the Territory’s creatures, can be seen in most rivers and billabongs in the Top End or at the wildlife parks around Darwin. There is almost a one-to-one ratio of crocs to humans in the north.
Food and Drinks
Darwin, a city with over 50 nationalities living and working together in harmony, offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy a wide choice of superb international cuisine from fresh Italian pasta or authentic Thai cuisine, to the perfect Aussie steak. Sample kangaroo, buffalo, crocodile, camel, or enjoy the freshest of seafood. The range of places to dine across the Top End is amazing, so take the time to discover some of the many excellent restaurants, bars and cafes on offer.
Northern Territory Self-Drive Journeys