Are you planning a trip to the Northern Territory and wondering where to go and what to do? Look no further! Our team of travel experts have rounded up a list of Northern Territory bucket list experiences that you must tick off in 2023!
- Take a Northern Territory road trip
There’s no better way to explore the Northern Territory than on a road trip. Hire a campervan or car, and hit the open road to discover the best of the outback. From the iconic Uluru to the rugged landscapes of Kakadu National Park, the Northern Territory has some of the most scenic drives in Australia. Don’t forget to pack your camera, snacks, and plenty of water for the journey. Rather have the hard work done for you? Check out this 3 Day Uluru, Kings Canyon & Kata Tjuta Safari which includes accommodation, delicious meals and a bunch of incredible activities.
- Visit Uluru
No list of Northern Territory bucket list experiences is complete without a visit to Uluru. This iconic landmark is one of the most photographed attractions in Australia! Take a guided tour to learn about the history and significance of Uluru to the Indigenous Anangu people. You can also witness the spectacular sunrise and sunset over the rock on a tour like this Uluru Sunrise & Guided Base Walk.
- Explore Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park is a must-visit destination in the Northern Territory. This UNESCO World Heritage site is home to an abundance of wildlife, ancient rock art, and stunning waterfalls. Join a guided tour to explore the park’s highlights, including Yellow Water Billabong, Ubirr Rock, and Jim Jim Falls. Check out this Kakadu National Park Day Tour which includes a full-day professionally guided tour through Kakadu National Park, a guided walk through Ubirr Rock Art Shelters, a freshly prepared picnic lunch, small-group transport onboard a fully air-conditioned vehicle and return transfers from your Darwin accommodation!
- Swim with crocodiles in Darwin
Yep, that’s right, swim with crocs! For the ultimate adrenaline rush, head to Darwin to swim with crocodiles. Cage of Death at Crocosaurus Cove allows you to get up close and personal with these prehistoric creatures. If you’re not feeling brave enough to dive with the crocs, you can still observe them from a safe distance at the park.
- Take a hot air balloon ride
Experience the Northern Territory’s stunning landscapes from a bird’s eye view on a hot air balloon ride. Watch the sunrise over the outback as you float above the rugged terrain. It’s a peaceful and serene way to take in the beauty of the Northern Territory. This Hot Air Balloon Flight over Alice Springs is your chance to experience this luxury for yourself. With complimentary pickups from your Alice Springs accommodation, an early departure time ensures you catch the breathtaking early morning views. Float over the expansive terrain of the Central Australian Outback, being sure to look out for wildlife along the way!
- Go on a camel ride
For a unique Northern Territory experience, take a camel ride through the outback. These gentle giants are the perfect way to explore the rugged terrain and learn about the region’s history. Plus, it’s a great photo opportunity! With stunning views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, watch the sunset from atop a camel on this unique Uluru Sunset Camel Ride Experience through the Australian outback.
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