With over 2000 km travelling distance, the journey from Cairns to Darwin is one of the most scenic journeys that tourists can enjoy in Australia. From camping to swimming to bush-walking to enjoying the scenic beauty of mother nature, this journey has it all. In enjoying this epic tour, using a coach as the mode of transportation is one of the best choices that a person can make.
Cairns to Darwin Tours by Coach Advantages
One of the main advantages of a coach trip is that you are always with a group of people. You can exchange your experiences with them. In addition, being with a group of people is safer than travelling alone. Additionally, it is also cheaper than taking a plane. Besides, it is one of the greenest modes of transportation as moving many people around in a single vehicle has numerous benefits in terms of reduced fossil fuel usage and lower emissions per passenger.
Places to Visit on The Way
Nitmiluk National Park
Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) covers a vast area of escarpment country, including 13 gorges carved from the ancient sandstone country. You can camp at an idyllic camping spot in the National Park near waterholes that are great for a rejuvenating swim.
On the second day, make your way to Mataranka, famous for its thermal pool with crystal clear warm waters (34° C) surrounded with lush palms. It is an idyllic location for a refreshing dip or a swim.
Limmen National Park
This wild, remote and rugged park with spectacularly carved sandstone pillars known as “Lost City” formation. Besides, the park is riddled with bushwalking tracks that are great for birdwatching. Butterfly Springs in the south of the park can be used for swimming.
Boodjamulla National Park
Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park is one of the most scenic national parks in Queensland. Situated within the remote north-west highlands of Queensland, the park features spectacular gorge country, sandstone ranges and World Heritage fossils. You can engage in activities like swimming, canoeing or bushwalking in a myriad of walking tracks. Besides, you can just relax while camping at the Adel’s Grove, the gateway to Lawn Hill National Park for the night.
Undara is another place to stop on the journey. With a unique outback setting and where the local wildlife is abundant, you can explore natural geographical creations and experience the very essence of Australian Outback. It has it all ranging from the natural landscape of rolling savannah plains to ancient lava tubes.
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