Got itchy travel feet? Been missing those worldly wonders, culturally different cuisines and getting lost in nature?
A Northern Territory holiday has all this in spades. Flights are no more than three or four hours, and there’s no changing money or language lesson costs.
The NT’s massive natural wonders, spectacular waterfalls, vast clear blue skies, star-filled nights, wonderous wildlife, larrikin locals, quirky experiences and culinary magic guarantee it’s different in every sense — and without the crowds, it will energise your soul.
1. Take a hot air balloon ride that rivals Turkey’s Cappadocia
Float across Australia’s Red Centre in a hot air balloon with Outback Ballooning looking towards the MacDonnell Ranges. Majestically peaceful, without the cast of thousands it surpasses Turkey’s Cappadocia. Your finale of light refreshments on thousands of years old silky red sands in Australia’s heartland is rejuvenating.