Adventure Tours in the Northern Territory this Christmas

Adventure Tours in the Northern Territory this Christmas

Adventure Tours in the Northern Territory this Christmas 2019

The Northern Territory, comprising of the Red Center and the Top End, is nature’s arena of adventure for the adventure lover!  Hiking on rugged terrain and swimming in water holes unlike any you have ever seen are your rewards!  Splendid panoramas and gorgeous sunrises and sunsets are the marvel of nature in this ancient land.  

For more information on tours to the grand rocks of the Northern Territory, please visit;

Red Centre Croc Adventure from Alice Springs (10 days & 9 nights)

Day 1:- Alice Springs to Uluru

Embark on an adventure of nature in all its ruggedness, culture in all its ancientness and pioneer history to Uluru!  Uluru is the sacred mountain of the Anangu Aboriginal people of Australia.  Explore the land through the interpretive walks around the rock and learn about the indigenous culture, law and religion.   And marvel at the stunning sunsets and sunrises of Uluru!

For more information on Uluru, please visit;

https://parksaustralia.gov.au/uluru/

Day 2:- Uluru to Kings’ Creek

Start your day with the astonishing Uluru sunrise and proceed to Kata Tjuta.  The tour covers the 36 rock domes at Kata Tjuta and Valley of the Winds before proceeding to Kings’ Creek.

For more information on Kata Tjuta National Park, please visit;

https://www.environment.gov.au/topics/national-parks/uluru-kata-tjuta-national-park/

Day 3:- Kings’ Creek to Alice Springs

Enter the majestic Watarrka National Park!  Take the 6 km walk along the rim above the chasm.  Explore the Amphitheatre, Lost City, North and South Walls and the tranquil Garden of Eden.  And start your journey back to Alice Springs.

For more information of Watarrka National Park, please visit;

https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/find-a-park/find-a-park-to-visit/watarrka-national-park

Day 4:- Alice Springs

Explore Alice Springs, the beating heart of the Red Centre.  It is also a popular gateway to exploring the interior desert region of the Northern Territory.  The city depicts the uniqueness of Aboriginal Australia as you can hear six different Australian languages on its streets!  Visit the Papunya Tula gallery, Todd Mall galleries and Araluen Arts Centre to view amazing expressions of indigenous art!

For tourist related information on Alice Springs, please visit;

https://alicesprings.nt.gov.au/about-alice-springs/more/tourism

Day 5:- Alice Springs to Banka Banka

Start your long journey to the North End on the dusty roads.  View the awesome Devils’ Marbles along the way.  At the end of the day, set camp at the Banka Banka Cattle Station.

Day 6:- Banka Banka Station to Nitmiluk National Park

Start your journey towards the Nitmiluk National Park.  Stop for a cold beer at Daly Waters Pub and a healing dip at the Mataranka Thermal Pools.  Stay overnight at the beautiful Katherine Gorge.

Day 7:- Nitmiluk National Park to Darwin

Drive around the beautiful national park and marvel at the gorgeous Katherine Gorge.  Cruise along the river on a boat or paddle a canoe for optional cost and be awestruck at its beauty.  Start your journey towards the cosmopolitan Darwin in the evening.

For more information on Nitmiluk National Park, please visit;

https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/find-a-park/find-a-park-to-visit/nitmiluk-national-park

Day 8:- Darwin to Kakadu National Park

Begin your Top End adventure at Mary River wetlands where you can search for the mighty saltwater crocodiles!  Here, you can spot some 250 bird species and other wildlife too.  Enter the Kakadu National Park for picnic lunch and to purchase Aboriginal art and craft at the Bowali Visitor Centre. 

Day 9:- Kakadu National Park to Litchfield National Park

Spend your day at the Kakadu National Park with its astonishingly wild beauty.  Travel off-road, through monsoon forests and boulders to the majestic Twin and Jim Jim Falls deep within the national park.  Alternately, during tropical summer months visit Gunlom Falls, Maguk or the Yurmikmik Region (Motor Car Falls or Boulder Creek).

For more information on Kakadu National Park, please visit;

https://www.kakadunationalparkaustralia.com/

Day 10:- Litchfield National Park to Darwin

Swim, hike, explore and discover the breathtaking waterfalls, spring-fed streams, swimming holes and rugged sandstone escarpments of the national park!  The Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and Buley Rockhole are some of the wonders of Litchfield that you can experience today.  Marvel at the intriguing magnetic and cathedral termite mounds before your transfer to Darwin.

For more information on Litchfield National Park, please visit;

https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/find-a-park/find-a-park-to-visit/litchfield-national-park

Red Centre Adventure (4 days)

Day 1:-  Alice Springs to Uluru

Make your way to Kata Tjuta and take a guided walk amidst the awe-inspiring domes.  Head out to Australia’s most iconic landmark and the sacred mountain of the Anangu Aboriginal people, the Uluru.  Enjoy the most mesmerizing sunset of your life, set as a backdrop for the magnificent Uluru with its changing colours!  Camp under a million stars of the desert night sky!

Day 2:- Uluru

Start your ‘Uluru’ day with a gorgeous sunrise!  Stroll around the rock and view the rock art of the Aboriginal people at the Mutijulu Waterhole.  Gain insights into the unique landscape and the art & culture of the traditional owners of this ancient land.  Learn their connection to it from your Anangu Aboriginal guide!  Travel over to the Watarrka National Park. 

Day 3:- Kings’ Canyon Rim Walk

Get your hiking shoes on to explore the impressive Kings’ Canyon Rim at the Watarrka National Park.  The trek along the Rim will bring you to the Amphitheatre, Lost City and the Garden of Eden etc.  Return back to Alice Springs from where you travel to the West McDonnell Ranges.

Day 4:- Alice Springs / Western McDonnell Ranges

Journey through Ormiston Gorge and marvel at the contrasting colours due to play of light on the cliffs.  Watch the wildlife en-route to Ellery Creek where you will be rewarded with panoramic views of the area.  Have a swim and get ready for the Simpsons Gap, an important site for the Aboriginal communities.  As you head back to Alice Springs after a gorgeous sunset, your tour comes to an end.

For more information on West McDonnell National Park, please visit;

https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/find-a-park-to-visit/tjoritja-west-macdonnell-national-park

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