Northern Territory Tourist Guide

Northern Territory Accommodation, Things to Do, Attractions and Events


Northern Territory is well known for its numerous national parks. It has abundance of wildlife and biodiversity, alongside some amazing landscape views. The Northern Territory offers some of Australia most iconic natural icons that are recognised all over the World

Travel Northern Territory

When you travel Northern Territory you will find several diverse and enticing destinations with their own unique attractions and things to do. Destinations, like Kakadu National Park is spread across 20,000 square kilometres. It has ever changing landscapes depending on the season you choose to visit. Witness the ancient rock paintings. Experience the diverse wildlife along the way, and swim on pools under the waterfalls. Nourlangie and Ubirrare great for rock arts. Jim Jim will make you fall in love with the waterfalls. Litchfield National Park is only 90 minutes drive from the capital city of Darwin. It is a great place to swim in crystal clear water and is safe from crocodiles. It is well known for monsoon rain forests, wildlife and historical sites. Visit places like Buley Rockholes, Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and Walker Creek to relax and rejuvenate in water. Visit Magnetic Termite Mouldsas well. Lost City and Tjaynera Falls are the other off route adventures on the way. Katherine Gorge is the main attraction of the Nitmiluk National Park. A series of sandstone gorges have formed along the river Katherine enroute from Arnhem Coast to the Timor Seas. During dry seasons, the river is comfortable to cruise through the calm waters however, when it rains hard fierce torrents flow turbulently through the gorges. Some of the other attractions at Katherine Gorge requires a few days of hiking. Although most of them are not included in regular tour packages. A 3.2 kilometres loop walk to the Barrawei Lookout provides a great view of the gorge, .are another popular destination among the tourists when youtravel Northern Territory

Darwin

Darwin is the capital of the Northern Territory. Is renowned for its laid-back outdoor lifestyle, sparkling harbour and WWII history, the Asian-influenced food and tropical Climate. Darwin is an adventurers paradise. Treat your tastebuds and indulge your sense of fun and adventure in the Territory tropical capital city. Darwin is world famous. Darwin is an adventurers' paradise. Treat your tastebuds and indulge your sense of fun and adventure in the Territorys tropical capital city. Darwin is world famous for its sunsets and crocodile encounters.

Seasons and Climate in the Northern Territory

Northern Territory climate varies across the this vast territory, with the climate in the Red Centre is different to the tropical north. The Red Centre, which includes destinations like Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, the Barkly Tablelands and Uluru/Kata-Tjuta, has a semi-arid climate. In summer (December to February), climate range between mild to very hot. In winter (June to August), the climate range is cold to mild . Spring and autumn in Central Australia see warm days and cool evenings The Top End, destination which includes Darwin, Katherine, Kakadu and Arnhem Land, has a tropical climate and has two distinct seasons, the Wet and the Dry. The Wet season spans from November until April and is characterised by increased humidity followed by monsoonal rains and storms. The Dry season, from May until October, is characterised by warm, dry sunny days and cool nights.

Whats on in the Northern Territory

Whats on in the Northern Territory, if you are a festival lover rejoice: the Darwin Festival combines warm outdoor festivities with a program rich with local, national and international talent. Cabaret, theatre, dance, visual arts, outdoor concerts under the stars and fun family events transform Darwin for 18 dazzling days and nights every August .

Places of Attraction of Northern Territory Tourist Guide