The northern territory - The Vast Top end of Australia encompasses Darwin, LItCHFIELD, Kakadu, arnhem land, Katherine. This unique landscape in hues of red, is home to tranquil waterholes, towering waterfalls and is rich in Aboriginal culture and history. If you are looking for outdoor adventure activities that are uniquely Australian, this is the place to visit.
TOP THINGS TO DO IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY:
- Waterfalls of Litchfield
- Canoe Nitmiluk Gorge
- Hiking in Nitmiluk National Park
- Mindil Beach Sunset Market
Best time to visit the northern territory
Dry season runs from around April to October. During this time humidity is low and temperatures are comfortable - perfect for exploring!
Our Price guide:
Prices vary, as a guide, a 5 day 4x4 adventure including all activities mentioned and Parks permits:
We use Eco Certified operators for this adventure
Northern territory - the natural environment
Saltwater crocodiles can be found throughout the Northern Territory in various rivers, billabongs and parks. Various marsupials, dingoes and a diverse range of bird species also call this unique part of Australia home. Kakadu National Park is one of four Australian sites included on the World Heritage List for both cultural and natural outstanding universal values.
Located on the lands of the Jawoyn people, rock art sites dot the park and dreaming stories bring the silent gorge walls to life. Litchfield National Park's stunning waterfalls cascade from the sandstone plateau of the Tabletop Range with magnetic termite mounds, historical sites and the weathered sandstone pillars of the Lost City a must see.
You are looking for the best adventure holiday and here it is!
Northern territory adventure TOUR
There really is no place like the Northern Territory, towering monoliths, waterfalls and a rich aboriginal history and culture makes this part of our sunburnt country so unique. You will feel like you are on the ultimate adventure travel experience of a lifetime as you cross the vastness of this area. Don't miss:
- Litchfield National Park: Explore the amazing waterfalls and take a swim in the countless rock pools
- Nitmiluk National Park: Canoe among the towering sandstone cliffs to Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
- 4x4 through Kakadu National park to Jim Jim Falls and Twin falls
- Cruise through Corroboree Billabong to see saltwater crocs
GETTING to the northern territory
We recommend flying to Darwin, and beginning your journey from there, alternatively you can get to Darwin overland on the Ghan, from Adelaide or Alice Springs.