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A working holiday in Australia’s NT is not like what you imagine work to be. It’s the ultimate Aussie adventure. The adventure of a lifetime that you get paid for.
Backpacking through the NT is the quintessential Aussie backpacking experience. A local spot for chasing that “endless summer” with a laid back attitude, the NT has you covered for jobs, adventure, natural wonders, epic road trips, wicked events and did we mention you can do your “88 days” right here!
So scroll down and find out for yourself how to live and work that NT backpacking dream and work like you’re on a holiday.
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Backpacker deals can get you to the NT faster with deals on touring and attractions!
The NT on a budget
Festivals & events
Darwin Festival 2023
Darwin & Surrounds10 – 27 August 2023
There’s no better time to be in the tropical Top End than during Darwin Festival each August, where a fabulous festival wonderland awaits you.
Bars & pubs
Hostels & backpackers
Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge
Uluru & Surrounds$38 - $398
Offering traditional Australian outback hospitality, Outback Pioneer Hotel and Lodge at Ayers Rock Resort offers a range of budget accommodation options, from comfortable, affordable hotel rooms through to hostel-style dormitories and a camping ground.
Discovery Parks – Kings Canyon
Uluru & Surrounds$50 - $180
Kings Canyon is a natural wonder located approximately half way between Alice Springs and Uluru – literally at the heart of Australia’s Red Centre.
YHA Alice Springs
Alice Springs & Surrounds$38 - $147
YHA Alice Springs offers a unique travelling experience with friendly outback appeal.
Want some local tips?
Head on in to Tourism Top End or Tourism Central Australia to book tours, attractions, accommodation, car hire or get the goss on the best places to catch the sunset or happy hour!