If you are looking for your next adventure, consider travelling to the Northern Territory and experience some of the unmatched wonders found in the Australian outback. Many people around the world see the familiar silhouette of Uluru or a snapshot of the Darwin skyline as the closest they will come to experiencing the majesty that can be found within the NT, but the site offers truly epic scenery for sightseeing, as well as being home to six dramatic seasons, changing your adventure on every visit. With everything from magnificent panoramas to exciting tourist attractions, there is something for everyone planning to travel to the NT.
In this article, Waratah Adventure Tours explores some of the best places to visit and things to do when travelling to the Northern Territory.
Why Consider Travelling to the Northern Territory?
Home to the smallest population of any territory or state in Australia, you can enjoy the close community feel through the NT, whilst still experiencing staggering sightseeing opportunities and tourist attractions. Bursting with vibrant colours and preserving the heritage and traditions of our land, you can enjoy feeling transported to a world of nature and history that cannot be appreciated anywhere else.
Stretching across the vast plains and desert towns, epic sightseeing and adventuring await. From the iconic Uluru, through to Alice Springs and up to the coastal capital of Darwin and neighbouring islands, you will be spoiled for choice with some of the best things to do and places to visit in not just the Northern Territory, but the entire nation.
Best Tourist Attractions & Things to Do in the Northern Territory
Known around the country as the home of the ‘real outback,’ there are many rich and exciting things to do when travelling to the Northern Territory. Whether you plan on sightseeing, getting to know the locals, or immersing yourself in the ancient culture, many exciting opportunities are awaiting.
Explore dramatic, iconic landscapes, learn more about ancient Aboriginal culture and connections, discover fascinating flora and fauna, and take part in unique tourist attractions and holiday opportunities to experience the best of the Northern Territory on your next adventure. Whatever your interests, there is something for everyone to enjoy when travelling to the NT.
Some of the best things to do while travelling include:
- Fishing for silver barramundi from Darwin to Arnhem Land
- Visiting art centres across the NT and experiencing rich Aboriginal artwork, and even meeting some of the artists
- Enjoy cruises through scenic national parks
- Explore the ancient history by visiting World Heritage sights like Kakadu and witnessing breathtaking rock art
- Venture out on bush walks and walking trails like Kata Tjuta for spectacular views
- Go for a refreshing swim in the many waterholes scattered throughout the West Macs
- Discover diverse cultures and cuisine at the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets
- Picnic amongst the sparkling waterfalls of Litchfield National Park
- Camp and take in the stunning sights at Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles)
With amazing tourist attractions and sightseeing opportunities, you can enjoy both city life in Darwin and a rural country experience as you enjoy all the incredible things the NT has to offer.
Travelling to the NT with Waratah Adventure Tours
Get ready to experience the diversity of Darwin and the achingly beautiful landscape of the Northern Territory with our team at Waratah Adventure Tours. You can enhance your journey thanks to our years of experience, exceptional tour guides, and carefully selected destinations made from an intimate knowledge of the area. Relax and recharge or tap into your wild side with our variety of tours tailored around beloved tourist attractions and hidden gems, ensuring you visit the best places to see and experience the best things to do!
Our tour options at Waratah Adventure Tours provide you with a selection of sightseeing experiences ranging from Darwin to Alice Springs that will help you make memories to cherish for years to come. For those looking for a peaceful, scenic trip, take a look at our Kakadu, Katherine and Litchfield National Park tour. Adventurers looking to experience more of the most recognisable sights and extraordinary tourist attractions in the Australian landscape can enjoy a professional, once in a lifetime journey with our Uluru & Red Centre tour.
To learn more about our amazing tour options and fully immerse yourself in an epic outback experience, contact our friendly team today for more information.