As the temperatures start to dip in the coming months there’s never been a better time to head to the Northern Territory for some off grid adventure.
Setting off from the NT capital of Darwin you’ll experience the adventure of a lifetime as you explore the wilderness that lies beyond the borders of Australia’s most northerly city.
Litchfield National Park – Where Adventure Begins
Situated just 1 hour 20 minutes drive from Darwin, Litchfield National Park is your first taste of the wilderness as you encounter giant termite mounds that tower over you as well as lush rainforest. Amongst the dense jungle you’ll find oasis’ teeming with both fish and reptiles, and the need to escape the humidity with a dip in these watering holes can certainly be met. During your time at Litchfield National Park you can visit Florence Falls, Buley Rockholes and Wangi Falls.
Your next watery encounter will be at the Mary River National Park where you’ll be able to spot some giant crocodiles… all whilst keeping a healthy distance and definitely don’t swim with them!
Kakadu – The Jewel Of The NT
As you arrive at the World Heritage Listed destination you’ll have the chance to learn more about Kakadu’s rich Aboriginal culture that dates back more than 50,000 years. You’ll also have the chance to see some of the oldest Aboriginal rock art on the planet. Your time at Kakadu National Park will also take you to Maguk – also known as Barramundi Gorge or the Gunlom Falls where you can safely cool off in the crystal clear swimming hole.
The Towering Heights Of Katherine Gorge
Situated within the Nitmuluk National Park, an ancient gorge carved from the Katherine River over 23 million years you’ll be dwarfed by the massive 70 metre rock face that rises in front of you. Whilst visiting Nitmiluk National Park you can take to the waterways and cruise down the river or even hire a canoe or boat for an up close perspective of this stunning national park.
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