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17
October
2018

How big is the Northern Territory?

The Northern Territory is Australia’s outback, with iconic red desert land and rich, textured history. The realm of backpackers and camper vans, it is a unique area with countless once in a lifetime of experiences scattered within. Otherworldly landscapes such as sprawling wetlands, thundering waterfalls, and the red sand stretching the area. How big it is The Northern Territory is the third largest state/territory in Australia, a whopping 1,420,970 kilometres square. It is so big, that if it was its own country, it would rank the 20th biggest in the entire world. Despite its size, it is the least populated […]

   
  
17
October
2018

Why you should visit Crocosaurus Cove

Australia is home to the ancient beasts in the outback sea, the Saltwater crocodiles. The tropical climate of the Northern territory makes Darwin the perfect home for these massive reptiles. If you are interested in seeing these crocs up close and personal, Crocosaurus Cove is the perfect place for you! About the Crocs The Saltwater crocodiles are the largest species of reptile in the world, growing up to 7 meters, and weighing a whopping 1000 kilograms. They have sat on top of the food chain for over 100 million years, with their ancestors roaming alongside the dinosaurs. Despite these creatures […]

   
  
17
October
2018

Why the Aboriginal Culture in Darwin, Northern Territory is so significant

The Indigenous Australians are known as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, who are the first inhabitants of Australia. They have been inhabiting the country for at least 40,000 years, some evidence estimating over 60,000. It is claimed that they are the oldest continuous living culture on the entire planet. The diversity of the culture and language is vast, with rich traditions and beliefs, tying to the Australian land. You can see the culture by looking at the incredible art, dreamtime stories, as well as the significant spiritual landmarks of the land. History Even before the arrival of Europeans, Australia […]

   
  
3
October
2018

Why You Should Visit the Adelaide River?

Take to the waters of Adelaide River to discover the hidden gems of Darwin and experience some unforgettable moments. It rises in Litchfield National Park and winds north-east to Van Diemens Gulf. Flowing through Darwin, the river offers you an incredible view of the Australian bushland. Keep your eyes peeled for the astonishing array of flora and fauna amidst this ancient scenery. The Animals and plants of the Adelaide River The river is overflowing with wildlife whether it’s swimming within the waters or floating along the banks. The Northern Territory has around 1,500 species of native plants, with 400 species […]

   
  
20
September
2018

What To Do in Darwin City?

The capital of Australia’s Northern Territory, Darwin is the gateway to many natural wonders, including the Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks. However, Darwin is bursting with attractions, not just in surrounding areas, but right in the heart of the city. The tropical city has an extensive amount of activities on offer, suitable for any kind of traveller. Learn about the area, get your blood pumping, or simply have your troubles melt away in many adventures. Things to Do in Darwin City Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Home to incredible artworks, scientific objects and cultural artefacts, the Museum […]

   
  
31
August
2018

What to Do in Litchfield National Park?

In the South of Darwin lies the Litchfield National Park. Bursting with incredible waterfalls, swimming holes, splendid wildlife, and marvelling natural wonders. Discover the secrets within as you travel the hours trip from Darwin city. Make sure to bring your camera, as this place is jam-packed with photo opportunities. Swimming Spots Cool off from the Australian heat and plunge into the countless swimming spots at Litchfield National Park. The pools range in depth and size, starting from shallower rock ponds for the kids to deep pools to dive into. Favourite swimming spots include the Buley Rockholes and the Cascades. Make […]

   
  
27
July
2018

Why You Should Visit Darwin

As the capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin boasts an incredibly varied range of landscapes and things to do. The natural surroundings are perfect for a wander, while the town is filled with fun activities to keep you busy throughout the day. If you’re in two minds about whether to head to this lively hub, here are some reasons why you should go. 1. See the Jumping Crocs One of the biggest draws of Darwin and its surrounds are the magnificent collection of saltwater crocodiles that call the waterways home. These prehistoric creatures have long been a part of the […]

   
  
8
June
2018

What are the Top Things to do in Darwin

The capital of the Northern Territory has lots to offer visitors. Darwin’s sprawling landscape and rich history provide it with an exciting list of things to do. As well as hiking adventures in the surrounding scenery, there are opportunities to kick back and relax in lively restaurants, cafes, and bars in the centre of town, too. Here are some of the best things to do in town. 1. Venture Down the Mary River Wetlands Wildlife is rife around Darwin, and the Mary River Wetlands are a great place to start exploring. At the Corroboree Billabong, you can hop on a […]

   
  
4
May
2018

The Jumping Crocodile Cruise of Darwin

Northern Australia is a haven of animal life, and its most popular creatures have been a huge part of the landscape for thousands and thousands of years. Here, there are more than 80,000 saltwater crocodiles that bask, hunt, and play in the meandering waterways of this part of the country. If you’re in the area, checking out these prehistoric beauties is an absolute must, and they continue to be a hugely popular attraction in and around Darwin. There are a number of jumping crocodile cruises in the area, which give visitors the chance to get away from city life and […]

   
  
20
March
2018

Things to Do at Buley Rockholes

The fascinating Buley Rockholes are set around an hour and a half outside of Darwin in the stunning landscape of the Litchfield National Park. The rockholes boast a collection of ancient rock pools that provide the perfect backdrop for kicking back, relaxing, and enjoying the tranquillity of the natural surroundings. The rockholes themselves are flanked by a swathe of lush greenery, pretty waterfalls, and a mass of hiking routes with stunning views that let you deep dive into the local wildlife. On-site visitors can choose to splash around in the selection of deep plunge pools or chill out in the […]

   
  
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