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Arboriginal Rock Art, Kakadu National Park, Australia

Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End

Northern Territory holidays

Introduction

The territory is a land rich in Aboriginal heritage and rugged, natural beauty. Step back in time among the rock art of Kakadu and Arnhem Land, experience the sacred solitude of Uluru and King's Canyon, then canoe, bushwalk, bird watch, camp and four-wheel drive your way through Katherine. Drop into the outpost of Alice Springs and soak up Darwin's balmy mix of food and cultures.

Top itineraries in Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End

Sydney, Uluru & the Great Barrier Reef

15-day tailor-made journey from £2,750 pp incl. flights

Discover the city sophistication of Sydney, the monolithic beauty and Aboriginal culture of Uluru and the underwater wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

A Taste of Australia

23-day tailor-made self-drive from £4,710 pp incl. flights

Explore the delights of New South Wales before spending time in Australia’s cultural heart – the Red Centre. Finish your trip with a beach stay in tropical north Queensland.

Grand Australian Discovery

21-day escorted tour from £5,475 pp incl. flights

Uncover the best of Australia's iconic East Coast and the untamed landscapes of the Red Centre with escorted tour specialists, Travelmarvel by APT.

Australia’s North West & Top End

13-day tailor-made journey from £3,655 pp incl. flights

Explore Australia’s natural landscapes as you uncover ancient Aboriginal lands, yawning gorges, lush rainforests, sweeping beaches and billabongs.

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Top places to stay in Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End

Longitude 131º, Uluru

Contemporary lodge

Perfectly positioned for sunrise and sunset views over Uluru, Longitude 131º offers exclusivity and luxury in this uniquely Australian destination.

Vatu Sanctuary, Alice Springs

Small & intimate hotel

Vatu Sanctuary offers indulgent chic among Alice Springs' frontier severity. Featuring just four garden-ringed private residences, it's the ideal escape, beautified by a series of stunningly colourful indigenous murals.

Oaks Elan Darwin, Darwin

Contemporary hotel

The Oaks Elan Darwin soars 27 floors above the harbour and offers a choice of hotel rooms or apartments in a great location.

Doubletree by Hilton, Alice Springs

Traditional resort

The Doubletree by Hilton offers excellent accommodation and beautiful views of the MacDonnell Ranges yet is only a short walk from the centre of town.

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Where to go in Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End

Arnhem Land

Of staggering size – 91,000 square kilometres – and filled with varied landscapes, Aboriginal-owned Arnhem Land is well worth spending some time in. In the middle of Australia’s northern coast, its boundaries are beautiful ones: Kakadu National Park, the Arafura Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Katherine

Often described as the place where ‘the Outback meets the tropics’, Katherine is home to diverse landscapes and unique ecosystems that set the scene for adventure activities like fishing and four-wheel driving, canoeing and camping, bushwalking and bird watching.

Kakadu

Kakadu is acknowledged as Australia's most diverse and stunning landscape and offers real outback adventure travel. Kakadu lies roughly 170km south-east of Darwin in the Northern Territory.

Darwin

Australia's northernmost state capital, Darwin, is well known as the gateway to the Top End's national parks, but there's plenty to do in the city itself, and even more in its immediate surroundings.

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When to go to Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End

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