What’s new in the Northern Territory?
Looking for travel inspiration? Take a different type of holiday this year in the Northern Territory.
Check out these new travel experiences and start planning your trip to the NT.
Sleep under the stars at Earth Sanctuary in Alice Springs
Did you know Australia’s Red Centre is one of the best places on the planet to see the night sky? Get in for this exclusive experience by booking Earth Sanctuary’s Sunset to Sunrise experience – combining their well known astronomy tour with overnight camping under the stars.
Uncover revamped art galleries around Darwin and Katherine
Aboriginal Bush Traders has moved its gallery and café to a new location on Bennett Street in Darwin City. Stop in for breakfast or lunch and try their new bush-flavour infused tasting plates. While you’re in the tropical capital, head to the new art space Laundry Gallery – located in Parap Village.
Further down the road, located along Gorge Road in Katherine, make sure to stop in to wander through the newly built exhibition rooms at Top Didj Cultural Experience. Book ahead for a tour with local legend, Manuel Pamkal.
Try bush tucker flavours at the Kakadu Full Moon Feast
Time your visit to Kakadu around the full moon to join a feast like nowhere else. Bininj chef Ben Tyler, founder of Kakadu Kitchen, celebrates Kunumelleng seasonal bush tucker over a four course meal.The event is held in the magnificent surrounding of World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Book your Kakadu Full Moon Feast Festival tickets early to ensure you get a spot.
Top End Cycling Adventures
Are you seeking a two-wheel adventure? Top End Cycling Adventures has launched a whole range of new trips and cycling tours including overnight expeditions to Litchfield National Park.
Jump on a Cheekies Bikes tour
Keep an eye out for this new experience launching in 2023. Cycle your way around Darwin on a Cheekies Bikes local tour. A great way to see the city sights and go bar hopping – from Cullen Bay, to the Esplanade, Mitchell Street and returning to Cullen Bay.
New touring experiences around the Northern Territory
Travel like a local on one of these new touring experiences throughout the Red Centre and Top End.
East Arnhem Land camping sites & tours
East Arnhem Land should be on everyone’s bucket list. Liya Wanhurr welcomes guests to book a tour and learn about Yolŋu life, culture and history. Highlights include experiencing a buŋgul (Yolŋu dance and ceremony), learning new skills such as weaving and spear making, exploring the food and medicine resources on Country and visiting sites off the beaten track. A campsite is included in each tour booking.
Finniss River Lodge
Outback luxury is taken up a notch at the impressive Finniss River Lodge. Book an all-inclusive stay on a cattle station, 90 minutes outside of Darwin. Home to 6 luxury suites surrounded by floodplains, a wet-edge pool with spectacular views, farm to table dining and activities to explore the area including air boating, fishing and Aboriginal cultural tours.
NT national parks – booking campsites & multi-day walks
Locals and visitors to any national park in the NT are required to book their campsite or multi-day walk via the recently launched online booking system. Visitors can view openings of parks, available dates and have greater planning options in real time. The booking system applies to camping, walking trails and park passes.
Keep planning your trip with these NT itineraries.