Northern Territory

Dancing in the Darwin rain

From snow on Mount Buller to the heat of the Kimberley, we Aussies are used to embracing all kinds of wild weather, and the tropics of the Northern Territory are no exception! Forget four seasons – the Top End only has two: a dry season (May to October) and a wet season (November to April). … Continued

The top end’s cultural jewel

Unearth Katherine’s vivid art, culture and heritage through its world-renowned galleries and peerless Aboriginal art experiences. Marked by gorges, ancient Aboriginal rock paintings and plunging waterfalls, it’s no surprise that art and culture are such integral parts of Katherine, adding to its outback magnetism. If you’re looking to expand your cultural horizons, then look no … Continued

Nature is calling

Embark on the Nature’s Way loop adventure, from Darwin all the way down to Katherine, with stops at the state’s big three national parks: Kakadu, Nitmiluk and Litchfield. Kakadu National Park Kakadu’s 20,000 square kilometres of remote landscapes are ancient and untouched, and are World Heritage–listed for both their cultural and natural assets. There are … Continued

Camping in the Red Centre

Outback Australia is more accessible than you might think. Contrary to popular belief, a four-wheel drive is not essential for exploring some of the best places that the Red Centre has to offer. While you should undoubtedly steer clear of four-wheel drive tracks if you don’t have an appropriate vehicle, sealed and well-maintained roads connect … Continued

Exploring Litchfield National Park in a day

Litchfield National Park is a must-visit destination if you are staying in Darwin. The park is home to incredible waterfalls, monsoon rainforest and hundreds of magnetic termite mounds that are unique to the Northern Territory. To give you an added incentive, the park’s best bits can be explored within a day! 9 am: Magnetic termite … Continued

Discover a different Darwin

From historical artefacts to natural wonders, there is so much to see and do in Darwin and its surrounds. No matter when you visit, you’ll be treated to friendly locals, serene landscapes and unreal experiences. We’ve done the hard work for you and bring you three different Darwin experiences that should be at the top … Continued

Adventure abounds along the Binns Track

Named after Bill Binns, a former buffalo and crocodile hunter who served a 32-year stretch as a ranger with Northern Territory Parks, the Binns Track begins at Mt Dare near the South Australia–Northern Territory border, running 2191 kilometres to Timber Creek in the Northern Territory subtropics. Completing the entire Binns Track can take anywhere from … Continued

Artistry and inspiration in the Macs

The evocative landscapes of the MacDonnell Ranges have inspired many an artist, with the natural beauty and intrigue beguiling all who explore this region. The MacDonnell Ranges are a 650-kilometre chain of mountains running east and west of Alice Springs. Gnarled ridges set in desert sands and shifting colours, are dotted with white ghost gums, waterholes, … Continued

Autumn adventures: part two

With winter fast approaching, we are inching closer to peak coldness while on the road. Part one of our ‘Autumn adventures’ series saw Victoria’s High Country, New South Wales’s Armidale and Queensland’s Toowoomba all on display. Keep reading to see Caravanning Australia’s recommendations for the Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania. Northern Territory … Continued

Thrillseeker’s guide to Australia

Everyone has their special interests on a holiday – such as nature, wildlife or relaxation. There is a certain group of people, however, who thrive off adrenaline and enjoy living on the edge. And they’re lucky; Australia is the perfect country for thrillseekers, with adventure-fuelled experiences on offer all over the country. So, if you’re … Continued

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