5 remarkable places to visit in the Northern Territory

Must-see sites in the Red Centre.
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As the prime location to see the outback and iconic red desert sand, the Northern Territory is also known as the Red Centre.

There are infinite places to explore in the Northern Territory, and it is rightfully an extremely popular tourist destination due to its natural wonders and rich culture.

If you’re planning on heading to the Northern Territory on your next trip, you may be wondering how to narrow down your list and decide what is a must-see amidst endless options.

Below, we list five of the most unforgettable places to visit in the Northern Territory.


Kakadu National Park

Kakadu is renowned as one of the best national parks in Australia due to its picturesque landscapes and ancient Aboriginal cultural sights.

As the largest national park in the country, it offers a variety of different natural phenomena as well as countless flora and fauna species you can’t find anyone else in the world.

The Yellow Water Billabong, Gunlom Plunge Pool, Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls are just a few of the many remarkable landmarks to visit within Kakadu National Park.


Karlu Karlu (Devils Marbles)

In ancient Aboriginal mythology, the Karlu Karlu (which translates to Devils Marbles) are thought to be the fossilised eggs of the Rainbow Serpent.

The Rainbow Serpent is a Dreamtime story of extreme significance in Aboriginal mythology, as the Rainbow Serpent is a giver of life and water.

The Karlu Karlu truly are a natural wonder.


Alice Springs

Alice Springs is often considered to be one of the best locations to base yourself when visiting the Northern Territory.

The area is renowned for its natural beauty as well as its rich local culture.

One must–do activity in Alice is a hot air balloon at sunrise, where you can experience unmatched views of the breathtaking landscape as the sun comes up.


Litchfield National Park

As aforementioned, the Northern Territory is synonymous with beautiful natural phenomena.

Litchfield National Park is no exception, with the area featuring ethereal waterfalls and lush greenery.

The national park offers a variation to the typical dry desert of the Northern Territory, and is a must-see spot.


Field of Light

Field of Light Uluru is a non-negotiable stop on your Northern Territory trip.

The exhibition is critically acclaimed and award-winning for a reason, and offers an unparalleled and unforgettable experience.

Named Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakunytjaku, which translates to ‘looking at a lot of beautiful lights’, the Field of Light exhibition showcases 50,000 lights which cover more than seven football fields of land.

The lights glow ochre, deep violet, blue and gentle white, and transform the desert into a magical oasis.

The Uluru and Field of Lights package includes a 3 night stay at 4-star accommodation, return transfers, and a range of complimentary activities. See the full details below, and click here to book now.

Title: Uluru and Field of Lights
Price: $1699* for two
Savings: SAVE up to $410*

  • 3 nights 4-star Desert Gardens Hotel in a Standard Room
  • Return Ayers Rock Airport transfers
  • Use of Resort Shuttle Bus Service Indigenous Activity Program with a range of complimentary
  • Uluru Sunrise Field of Lights including transport with AAT Kings
  • Uluru Sunset BBQ with Emu Run Experience
  • Free Wifi

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