Northern Territory holidays
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
Discover the city sophistication of Sydney, the monolithic beauty and Aboriginal culture of Uluru and the underwater wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.
This 21-day tailor-made itinerary combines the best that Australia and New Zealand have to offer. You'll explore New Zealand's world-famous glaciers and remote fjords with a self-drive before discovering Australia's sacred Ayers Rock, stunning beaches and delightful waterside cities.
Either side of this all-inclusive rail journey through the Outback, you’ll sample the wines of the Barossa Valley and enjoy a luxury safari in the wilds of Australia's Top End.
Top places to stay in Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End
Perfectly positioned for sunrise and sunset views over Uluru, Longitude 131º offers exclusivity and luxury in this uniquely Australian destination.
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.
The Oaks Elan Darwin soars 27 floors above the harbour and offers a choice of hotel rooms or apartments in a great location.
Where to go in Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End
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.
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 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.
When to go to Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End
Northern Territory: The Red Centre & Top End articles
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