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We're coming to you from Wangi Falls where it's wet, wild and wonderful! With a stunning cliff face, an emerald-toned plunge pool and a cafe on-site, there's every reason to sit back and enjoy your surroundings. #Litchfield National Park may be a fraction of the size of Kakadu, but when it comes to adventure opportunities, this national park has it in spades! While the falls are currently closed for swimming due to flooding, this impressive sight is still well worth a visit over the tropical summer. However, if you're keen for a dip within the park, Florence Falls and Buley Rockhole are open for swimming 👌💦 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @mattyparry96!  #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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Sending you a postcard from paradise, also known as #EastArnhemLand 🍃 This is Lonely Beach, a very beautiful (and real!) place that you can explore on a tour with aboriginal-owned organisation @Lirrwi Tourism. They offer day and multi-day guided tours into the remote Yolngu Homelands, departing from #Nhulunbuy (#Gove) between April and October. You'll get to see how the world's oldest living culture still does things today - from traditional spear fishing to gathering of bush foods. East Arnhem Land is only a short flight from #Darwin or can be accessed via the Central Arnhem Road.  Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @haylsa!  #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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We definitely don’t take for granted, or should we say ‘granite’ the fact that we have the unbelievable #DevilsMarbles in the Northern Territory.  Karlu Karlu, as they’re called by the traditional owners, were in fact formed naturally, slowly eroding over millions of years into their strange and sometimes gravity-defying shapes. Follow the walkways and find out via the information boards how the granite formations have withstood the forces of wind and rain, unlike the surrounding sandstone. These geological wonders are located just an hour drive from #TennantCreek. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @mwjhvisuals! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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Warning: You may never want your holiday to end at @skycitydarwin 🌴 Nestled on 30 acres of tropical gardens fringed by the crystal blue Arafura Sea, Skycity's centrally located resort offers stunning accommodation and dining options. Relax in one of the 152 stylishly appointed hotel or resort rooms, swim in their spectacular infinity edged pool or lagoon pool, enjoy the cuisine of their five distinctive dining experiences, indulge in spa treatments, and relax on the beautiful private beach. Not to mention there's a swim-up bar! Does this sound like your cup of tropical tea? If so, @Qantas are currently offering sale fares to #Darwin from most Aussie capital cities! Meet you at the swim-up bar 😉 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jonesaroundtheworld. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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By gorge, you've done it Glen Helen 🤩 @jaydidphoto snapped this stunning shot at #sunrise, describing the landscape in the Red Centre as “mind-boggling to comprehend." A 1.5 hour drive from #AliceSprings, @glenhelenlodge is the ultimate base for exploring the West MacDonnell Ranges and is located just a few minutes' walk from this beautiful gorge. The lodge offers various accommodation options, along with a restaurant and bar. You'll also find Ormiston Gorge, Redbank Gorge, the Ochre Pits and Ellery Creek Big Hole all within easy driving distance. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Jay! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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There's no shortage of wonderful waterfalls in #Kakadu National Park, but as locals will tell you, the best spot to visit during the tropical summer is Motor Car Falls. Surrounded by monsoon forest, @surrealdigitalphotography said he had a "beautiful day" swimming here - it's not hard to see why! With water cascading into the gorgeous emerald plunge pool encircled by high cliffs, you'll be bowled over by its beauty. The one hour walk to the falls means its often overlooked by those attracted to better known and easier to access waterfalls in the park, so it has become a favourite among travellers willing to explore a little further. Please note: The Yurmikmik carpark is currently only accessible via four-wheel drive vehicle. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Richard!  #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #SeeKakadu

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We're soaking up some serious vitamin-sea with this spectacular shot of one our famous #Darwin sunsets at local culinary hub Cullen Bay. There’s really nothing quite like the incredible explosion of colour that fills the sky, best enjoyed at one of the bars or restaurants right on the water! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @bryonyleigh__ .  #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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Wispy clouds ✅ Blue skies ✅ A big red rock ✅ Yep, what a view indeed, hey @beaumicheli! During the day, #Uluru basks in the glow of the Aussie sun, but in the late afternoon, when the sun starts to dip, it starts a performance you’ll never forget ❤️ From bush walking and segways to helicopter rides, scenic flights and skydives, there are many ways to experience this iconic region. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Beau!  #SeeAustralia #SeeUluru #ExploreUluru

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Only 30 minutes' drive west of #AliceSprings and nestled in the West MacDonnell Ranges, Standley Chasm was formed by floods over millions of years and is an important cultural site for Western Arrernte women. The easy 20 minute walk to the chasm takes you through a lush gully, dotted with ancient ferns and cycads that have survived in the shadow of the arid hills from a long-gone wetter age. While the Chasm is worthy of a visit at anytime of day, it looks most dramatic an hour either side of noon on a sunny day. This is the time of day when the light enters the chasm and the sheer walls glow from reflected sunlight. There's a small kiosk near the carpark where you can grab a coffee and a bite to eat upon your return.  Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @zoeyfromthewoods! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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