Tips & Articles

15
April
2019

Can you swim in Darwin?

We know the bustling city of Darwin for its hot climate, thick bushland, and rich biodiversity. The city is right next door to the Aussie ocean, giving guests a hot summer beach vibe amidst the buildings and bush. However, there is a rumour out there that states that they allow no swimming at Darwin. Whoever came up with this was dead wrong, as the city is filled with swimming spots for all to enjoy. However, some of the watering holes and ocean shores can be dangerous for visitors, so read our list of how to avoid these risks while swimming. […]

29
March
2019

What is there to do in Darwin at night?

Darwin; the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory, known for its hot climate and natural beauty. Most travellers think mainly of the city’s daytime activities, with trips out to Kakadu or Litchfield National Park, or even sunny adventures with the city’s wildlife or history. But most forget about the night-time fun you can enjoy at Darwin. From delicious dinners to stunning sites, to lastly active adventures, Darwin has got you covered. Enjoy a Beach Sunset Set up some chairs or simply sit back on the soft sands to enjoy Darwin’s brilliant sunset over the waterfront. With multiple spots to choose from, […]

14
March
2019

Does it get cold in the Northern Territory?

The Northern Territory is known as Australia’s outback. The remote area is home to dry, flat landscapes, coloured sands, and jagged rocks and gorges. Many travellers picture the area as a scorching hot land, with the sun beaming down with very little shade. But this is not always the case, with the area being so huge, the weather and temperature are ever changing. Although the area won’t have snow anytime soon, the area is not always boiling. Top End Darwin, Katherine, Kakadu, and the Arnhem Land all have similar weather patterns, all nestled within the top end of the Northern […]

28
February
2019

What is Darwin Australia known for?

The famous Darwin city is the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory, jam-packed with incredible wonders including both Kakadu and Litchfield National Park. But apart from the outer areas, what makes Darwin so special? Learn about the area before grabbing a plane ticket for your next Aussie holiday! It’s History Aboriginal History The traditional owners of the Darwin region are the Larakia people, one of the many Aboriginal communities within the country. Existing for 65, 000 years, the Larakia people have a strong connection with the Australian land and its wildlife. When the first European first invaded the land, the Larrakia […]

19
February
2019

Where is the Litchfield National Park?

While Down Under, there is no greater place than the Australian outback. With the Litchfield National Park being a great example of Aussie nature. This magical park is home to stunning waterfalls, natural pools, lush bushland, and sacred sights. It’s location Down south from Darwin, the Litchfield National Park sits near the top of Australia. Boarding on both Adelaide river and Reynolds river. How to get there The Park is around about 120 kilometres away from Darwin, taking around about two hours’ drive. There are only three different roads going into Litchfield National Park, one being paved via the town […]

25
January
2019

How old are Australian’s Saltwater Crocodiles?

Right up there on the top of Australia’s scariest animals is the Salt-Water Crocodile. These reptile beasts are swarming Darwin’s watering holes, as the tropical climate of the Northern Territory makes the perfect home for these creatures. About the Crocs These massive crocodiles are the largest living reptiles in the world. Growing up to 5 to 7 metres long and weighing around 1000 kilograms each. The baby crocodiles are identified for their black strips, but as they age their strips fade into their dark green/grey scales. Their natural colour is perfect for camouflage as they blend easily into the dirty […]

28
December
2018

Everything you need to know about Australia’s Saltwater Crocodiles

The ancient scaly predator known as the Saltwater Crocodile is famous throughout the world for being Australia’s deadliest creature. Appearance They are listed as the largest reptile species in the entire world, sometimes growing up to 7 meters, and weighing a whopping 1000 kilograms. When first growing, their colour is a pale tan, with black stripes or spots lining the body and tail. As they come into adulthood, their strips/spots fade and they range in dark green, grey or tanned colours, with creamy yellow to white bellies. They are famous for their long-stretched heads which hold their heavy set of […]

28
December
2018

Why you need to visit Florence Falls?

Imagine yourself in crystal clear waters as the sun shines from above. Around you, cascading waters flow into the plunge pool, and lush bushland border the area. The Florence Falls is a picture-perfect area, promising spectacular views and a cooling pool to refresh from the Aussie heat. What is so Great about this Waterfall? Florence Falls is a double-plunge waterfall, with two separate waterfalls cascading into the swimming pool. Surrounding the pool is the lush monsoon forest, bursting with a variety of Australian native flora and fauna. It is a large swimming spot, capable of fitting a crowd at a […]

17
December
2018

What to see in Alice Springs?

Get off the beaten track and head to the remote town of Alice Springs, the real Aussie Outback. Chock-full with striking landscapes, wildlife aplenty, and incredible Indigenous culture. But where to start? Here is our list for the top attractions in Alice Springs that will make your holiday an unforgettable adventure. Take to the Skies What better way to see the incredible scenery of the area but by balloon? Hop on a hot-air balloon flight and get a bird’s-eye view of the red desert. Wake up at the crack of dawn to witness the area at a magical time, seeing […]

11
December
2018

How far is Alice Springs to Darwin?

Alice Springs is a remote town, sitting snug in the middle of Darwin and Adelaide. It is flooded with red dirt and stunning mountain ranges, known as the beating heart of Australia’s Red Centre. The outback range in between Alice Springs and Darwin is well worth the visit, offering you a range of adventures along the way. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a relaxing break amongst the stunning scenery or a more upbeat adventure, the route from Alice Springs to Darwin has you covered. How far is it? The total distance from Alice Springs to Darwin is roughly 1500Km, […]

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