Litchfield National Park

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Around Northern Territory, Touring |

At 1500 square kilometres Litchfield National Park is considerably smaller in area than it’s nearby sister Kakadu National Park, but smaller does not mean less. Litchfield Park offers differing opportunities than that found in Kakadu and whilst the Aboriginal heritage of the area may not be as apparent, its relative closeness of only 140 Kilometers south of Darwin and year round swimming opportunities make this a local’s...

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Kakadu National Park

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Around Northern Territory, Touring |

Consisting of approximately 20,000 square kilometers, Kakadu National Park is the largest National Park, not just of the Northern Territory, but of Australia. Kakadu also has the important distinction of being on the World Heritage List for both its Natural & Cultural importance. Kakadu stretches more than 200km south from the coast and 100kms from east to west, with the main entrance, along a bitumen road 153km east of Darwin. It...

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Darwin & Environs

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Around Northern Territory, Touring |

The capital of the Northern Territory comes as a surprise to many people. Instead of the hard-bitten, rough-and-ready town you might expect, Darwin is a lively place with a young population, an easygoing lifestyle and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Darwin looms larger in popular imagination than the size of its population might warrant. It is, and has always been, a city of extremes: its climate, hot & dry, then hot & humid, has presented an...

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Katherine Region

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Around Northern Territory |

With a population of nearly 11,000 Katherine is the Northern Territory’s third largest township and is readily accessible, being situated only 320 kilometers south of Darwin. The Katherine region is a rich area in terms of natural wealth with pristine gorges and waterways fringed by ancient rock formations. Located 29 kilometers north east of Katherine is Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge). This fascinating river canyon, consisting...

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Tennant Creek Region

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Around Northern Territory |

Tennant Creek with a population of approximately 8000 is the only town (apart from Katherine) of any size between Darwin and Alice Springs. Situated 510 kilometers north of Alice Springs and 25 kilometers south of the only bitumen highway linking the Northern Territory to the East Coast. Tennant Creek is steeped in Gold Mining history with additional discoveries of copper and a few mines of differing sizes and type still in operation today. The...

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The Kimberleys

Posted by on Dec 26, 2012 in Around Northern Territory, Uncategorized |

The Kimberley is diverse, from the laid back ambience of cosmopolitan Broome, to the fascinating indigenous culture of the Dampier Archipelago and the outback adventure of Kununurra. Explore the seemingly endless Gibb River Road, the sheer majesty of the Mitchell Plateau or the vast untouched beauty of the Kimberley coastline. Whatever style of holiday you are chasing; a truly unique experience awaits you. The eastern gateway, Kununurra offers...

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