The Northern Territory is about one sixth of Australia’s total land mass, its boundaries encompass a variety of contrasting landscapes and experiences, explore a few key destinations – each with their own distinct personality.
ALICE SPRINGS – CENTRAL AUSTRALIA
Alice Springs is known as the capital of Australia’s “Red Center” and is the launching pad to the popular tourist attractions in the region. It can be exciting but challenging as a destination. It has plenty to explore in the great outdoors, including the West MacDonnell Ranges, the Kangaroo Sanctuary and Alice Springs Desert Park which are all within an easy drive of Alice.
Darwin is the capital of the Northern Territory. It is a friendly, relaxed and modern city encompassed by parkland’s over looking the Timor sea. It is a destination renowned for its tropical climate and colourful characters.
Kakadu is a living cultural landscape. It has been home to Aboriginal people for more than 65,000 years. Ours is the oldest living culture on earth.
It is the largest national park in Australia, covering almost 20,000 square kilometres. The park is dual World Heritage-listed for its outstanding natural and cultural values.
Start your trip at the Bowali Visitor Centre and plan to see the Rock Art sites, The Mamukala Wetlands Walks and take a Yellow Water Cruise. More about Kakadu.