Also known as Uluru, Ayers Rock is a Northern Territory icon and holds a deep cultural significance for the Aboriginal people. A wonder of the world, the 'rock' is a must see attraction that is especially stunning on sunset. Located 450km south of Alice Springs, Ayers Rock is a stunning outback landmark.
The capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin is a modern city and the gateway to the Australian outback. Home to a wide range of natural and historical attractions, it is best known for its markets, is Australian Pearling Exhibition and the Crocodylus Park however it offers much more than this.
Covering 19,000 sq km, Kakadu National Park is a World Heritage listed attraction that holds significant cultural meaning for the Aboriginal people. Located 260km east of Darwin, the park is home to a range of natural attractions including waterfalls and rocks and is an absolutely stunning sight to behold.
Katherine is a wide brown land of plateaus, gorges and small rivers this is most stunning from the air, however the scenic helicopter flights don't convey the detail of the abundant Aboriginal art that covers the ancient rocks. There are also a number of natural and historical attractions in Katherine.
A charming bush town at the centre of Australia, Alice Springs has come from humble beginnings to become one of the most popular places to visit in the NT. With everything from Reptile and Desert Parks to Camel Farms, Air Schools and an old Gaol, Alice Springs is not to be missed.
The breathtaking chasms and remote water holes of Kings Canyon are located 230km to the west of Alice Springs and make for a stunning sight to see. Part of the Watarrka National Park, the Stuart Highway delivers visitors to palm groves, creek walks and rugged outcrops of the Lost City and Garden of Eden.
The Olgas are made up of 36 geological outcrops and form a group of World Heritage listed attractions which roughly translate to 'many heads'. Mount Olga is the highest at 546m and is surrounded by the Uluru-Kata Tijuta National Park, home to lizards, snakes, kangaroos, dingoes and a range of birds.
Tennant Creek is located between Alice Springs and Darwin and is home to the Devil's Marbles, a natural attraction of hundreds of boulders set into the landscape. Also the site of the last Gold Rush in Australia, visitors can explore old mine leases and learn how gold was mined, treated and processed.
A beacon in the vast landscape of the Northern Territory, the MacDonnell Ranges are not only impressive in size but also in their kaleidoscope of colour. Offering a rugged mountain range punctuated by gorges and chasms, the East boasts a rich array of wildlife while the West is home to the Finke River and Finke Gorge National Park.
The Simpson Desert offers adventure horizons and some of the best 4WDing in Australia. The ultimate frontier, the sand dunes offer an exciting challenge while natural attractions, rock formations and local culture offer something for those who prefer their time to be a little more laid back.
Located 60km to Darwin's south, the Territory Wildlife Park is the ideal introduction to the flora and fauna of the Northern Territory. The park has won multiple awards for its 400 hectares of attractions including walking tracks, wildlife, aviaries, displays, aquarium, natural lagoon and Monsoon Forest walk.
Arnhem Land offers 94,000 sq km of rugged Australian outback however much of this is Aboriginal territory that is off limits. Two areas are open to visitors including Cobourg Peninsula and Gove Peninsula and the remote and traditional nature of the region makes for a highly authentic nature and culture experience.
Located just 2 hours from Darwin, the Litchfield National Park offers a wonderland of lush wilderness. Home to creek networks, cascading waterfalls, a monsoon rainforest and cycad groves, the park is also home to the popular tourist attraction of the Tabletop Ranges as well as many more natural attractions.