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Intrepid Travel NT

Intrepid Travel NT small group style of travel means you’ll stay under the radar, travel the local way, eat the local way and sleep the local way.

You’ll get as close to real life as possible (without actually moving in). You’ll have the unsurpassed knowledge of a local leader, taking you out of the guidebooks and into a world you are waiting to discover. And with regular departures on trips in over 100 countries, you're bound to find something that's just right for you. Small groups, big adventures.

  • Tours

    Red Centre Explorer (Original)

    Spend six days exploring Australia’s Red Centre on a culturally rich and naturally wonderful small group adventure. From Yulara, admire Uluru at a number of times during the day, seeing the colour of this sacred rock change as day turns to night.

    Explore the depths of Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta National Park and the West MacDonnell Ranges, stopping by gorges and pristine waterholes for a walk and swim. With First Nations culture, comfortable accommodation and a knowledgeable leader, this Red Centre adventure is the whole package.

    - Take part in a Welcome or Acknowledgement of Country at the beginning of your adventure to recognise the land of the Anangu – the First Nations custodians of this area.

    - See the sacred wonder of Uluru at multiple angles and at different points of the day.

    - Gaze up at the constellations on a special stargazing experience and bush tucker dinner.

    - Tour a wide range of landscapes around the Red Centre, including the West MacDonnell Ranges and Kings Canyon.

    - Hike through the otherworldly Walpa Gorge and to several viewpoints for spectacular vistas of Kata-Tjuta, the towering domes that form something akin to a forest of rounded rocks.

    Uluru & Kings Canyon Adventure (Basix)

    Take a deep dive into the sacred heart of Australia’s Red Centre and experience magnificent sunrises and sunsets, fascinating landscapes and incredible culture across four action-packed days.

    Learn about the history and culture of this ancient landscape with a special guided Aboriginal cultural experience where you’ll discover traditional bush tucker food, bush medicine and dot painting artwork.

    - Enjoy a special Aboriginal cultural experience where you’ll learn about traditional bush tucker (including Witchetty Grubs), bush medicine and the art of dot painting.

    - Marvel at the ever-changing colours of Uluru, one of Australia’s most spiritually significant sites, as you view the epic sandstone monolith at both sunrise and sunset.

    - Explore Kings Canyon by foot and soak up the breath-taking scenery of soaring red cliffs, sandstone domes and tranquil gardens. Then, wind through two of the Kata Tjuta’s towering domed rock formations on the Walpa Gorge Walk with your leader.

    - Enjoy the Kuniya Walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole with a First Nations guide leading the way to explain what makes this waterhole sacred while sharing stories of the incredible landscape and its connection to the Anangu people.

    Kakadu, Katherine, Litchfield Adventure (Basix)

    Escape on an outback safari from Darwin to Kakadu National Park.

    Journey into the Northern Territory's rugged Top End on this short but sweet four-day tour. Learn about Indigenous legends and customs during the Top Didj cultural experience, go bird and croc spotting in the lush Mary River and see traditional rock art in Ubirr.

    Climb high to look down on the Nardab Floodplain and then find refuge from the tropical heat in the swimming holes of World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Discover Aboriginal history at Nourlangie and cruise through the towering rock walls of Katherine Gorge.

    The reds of the soil and orange of the sunsets will leave you with a lasting impression of the Territory’s beauty and biodiversity.

    Top End & Kakadu Explorer (Basix)

    Come face to face with the staggering scenery of the Top End

    Rugged, remote and absolutely remarkable – there’s nowhere on earth like Australia’s Top End. Over six days, a knowledgeable local leader will introduce you to the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Northern Territory, and at the end of each day you’ll retire to comfortable hotels. Join an Aboriginal guide and cruise through Kakadu National Park, discover some of the world’s oldest art in Nourlangie, float past the towering sandstone walls of Katherine Gorge and explore the waterfalls and pools of Litchfield National Park. From fantastic wildlife to thousands of years of Aboriginal culture, this corner of Australia is truly something special.

    - Explore Kakadu National Park, taking a cruise down the East Alligator River.

    - Marvel at some of the world’s oldest art at Nourlangie. Painted by the Bininj people, this fascinating rock art provides insight into life some 20,000 years ago.

    - Discover the belief-defying landscapes of the Katherine Gorge during a guided cruise along the Katherine River.

    - With a local leader by your side, you’ll get a special insight into the environments you visit and discover all the best places to walk, swim and explore.

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