If you are visiting Australia on holiday with your family, there are a wealth of places to go and things to see and do, and if there is one place that you should not miss when you visit it is the beautiful Northern Territory. You can see some of the spectacular scenery that Australia is world famous for and it is something that you and your family will remember for a long time to come. You can read more about some of the areas in the Northern Territory on The Guardian website, and below there are some excellent places for you and your family to visit during your stay.
Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park is Australia’s largest national park and is also a listed World Heritage Site, it is in the north of the state and it is the perfect location for camping and various outdoor activities such as hiking, observing animals, as well as soaking up the local culture and history and see some of the local rock paintings. You will fall in love with the beauty of Kakadu National Park, and for more information about the area you can click here.
Uluru National Park
No visit to the Northern Territory would be complete without c=visiting the world-famous Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, and this area also has Kata Tjuta which are dome-shaped rocks just 40 KM from Uluru. There is accommodation not too far away, and there are also camp sites just outside of the national park that you can use. You can find out more information about Uluru National Park by clicking here.
Even though it is remote, Alice Springs is also another Australian location which is famous around the world and is worth a visit when holidaying in the Northern Territory. Alice Springs erupts in the middle of the red-earthed desert like an oasis, and it makes an excellent place to base yourself while exploring the surrounding areas. You can visit the Alice Springs Reptile Park, take a tour and visit Kings Canyon, Larapinta Trail, or if you are there at the beginning of October, you can also catch the Henley on Todd Regatta. To find out more information about Alice Springs, please click here.
Litchfield National Park
Litchfield National Park is about one-and-a-half hours’ drive from Darwin, so it is relatively easy to get to, and there are many day trips offered to this area of the Northern Territory. It is another area that has a beautiful landscape, and there are many things to see and do such as exploring the Blythe Homestead ruins, visiting the beautiful Wangi Falls or Tolmer Falls, or take in the formation of sandstone columns that is known as the Lost City. You can find out everything that you need to know about Litchfield National Park by clicking here.
Nitmiluk National Park
Nitmiluk National Park is another destination which you should ensure you take a visit to when you visit the Northern Territory on your Australian holiday adventure. There are many different trails that you can hike along and take in the vast amount of wildlife on offer in this area, the Katherine River can be amazing during the rainy season, and Katherine Gorge is not to be missed with the gorge sometimes being as much as 100 metres deep. To find out more about Nitmiluk Nation Park, please click here.
These are just a few of the top places to visit when on holiday in the Northern Territory, and if you look at the Trip Advisor website you will be able to find a wide and varied selection of accommodation options for you and your family to enjoy.