Renowned for its World Heritage-listed icons, richly diverse landscapes, untamed wildlife, blue skies, starry nights and immense culturally-significant Aboriginal sites – the Northern Territory is nature’s wonderland and has been for millions of years.
Choosing an operator that promotes responsible travel practices and works with local communities sits at the core of sustainable travel. The Territory has some of Australia’s best sustainable, eco-certified and Aboriginal-owned travel experiences on offer. Be one with the wildlife in a safari camp, learn about Aboriginal cultural heritage and survival on the land, or take a milestone epic trek that will enliven your spirit.
Whether you have the urge to experience the spiritual heart of Australia in the Red Centre or the pristine coastal region of the Top End, the many eco-friendly and authentic cultural experiences will leave you wanting more.
Eco tours in the NT
Ecotourism businesses contribute to conservation, improve biodiversity, combat wildlife exploitation and the impact of climate change, while also educating consumers and changing attitudes towards conservation.
Get acquainted with the land and the million-star sky at Earth Sanctuary, 15 minutes-drive south of Alice Springs in the dramatic East MacDonnell Ranges. Created in 2000, the Falzon family-operate this award-winning educational and entertainment centre which showcases ecology, culture and sustainability in action. Their day and night attractions include exciting astronomy tours, wildly stimulating education programs and special sustainability events. Take part in a tour or stay overnight in one of their newly built eco domes.