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Drive the NT The Territory is the answer

Drive the NT The Territory is the answer

Drive the NT The Territory is the answer

Traverse some of Australia’s most exciting drive routes – bringing together a world of ancient art and culture, pioneering history, local wildlife and mind-blowing sunsets.

Journey to a part of the country where blue skies and breathtaking landscapes make driving a dream. From the red desert sands of Uluru to the tropical terrain of Kakadu National Park and the bright blue waters of Darwin Harbour. The Northern Territory truly is different in every sense.

Travel by car, campervan or four-wheel drive across red desert landscapes and tropical savannah, lush rainforest and along rugged coastlines. Take to the easy breezy sealed roads or venture to the bush tracks and endless highways driving the Northern Territory. Discover this ancient land at your own pace.

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We’re coming to you from Nitmiluk (#Katherine) Gorge on one of our favourite days of the year - #TerritoryDay! Territory Day marks the NT achieving self-government on 1 July, 1978. It’s also a chance to celebrate the Territory’s amazing backyard, larrikin locals and laidback lifestyle 🌴☀️ Talk about perfect timing – guess what landed on Netflix today? @topendweddingmovie! 💍 Starring our very own @misstap! If you’re thinking about a trip to the Top End, this 2019 movie will well and truly have you packing your bags. Open year round, the Katherine region is home to some of the most stunning gorge scenery in the NT. Consisting of 13 separate gorges, this maze of waterways stretches for 12 kilometres and extends more than 70 metres high. Our tip: Check out Pat's Lookout for spectacular views of the first gorge! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @shall.be.better. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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#Uluru sure knows how to roll out the red carpet... 😉 @jaydidphoto captured this mesmerising shot on a sunrise scenic flight with @ayersrockhelicopters over Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, which recently reopened to visitors. Winter in @visitcentralaus is nothing short of wonderful, with lower temperatures and endless blue-sky days. ​Time your trip and stay at @exploreuluru's Ayers Rock Resort, which is welcoming guests from August. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jaydidphoto. ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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#Darwin's @Deckchair_Cinema is a definite must-do when visiting @TourismTopEnd 🌴 Conveniently accessible with a pathway from the Esplanade in the city, the Deckchair Cinema has views of Darwin Harbour during the day, and a sky full of stars at night. This majestic open air cinema is open throughout the dry season and has permanent deck chairs available for film viewers to relax on 👌 Watch the sunset over the sea and enjoy the tropical garden setting with a meal and a drink before the your movie starts!  Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, ​@beyond925. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #HolidayHereThisYear

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Strewn across the outback, it appears the devil himself left a giant game of marbles unfinished 😜 There are lots of fascinating stories around the creation of the #DevilsMarbles/Karlu Karlu - you can read about them along the many walking trails in the surrounding area. Karlu Karlu, translates to 'round boulders' - the name is shared by the Kayete, Warumungu, Warlpiri and Alyawarra traditional owners of the area. ​If you’re driving from Alice Springs to Darwin, be sure to add this unique stop to your road trip itinerary 👌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @mitch.toft. ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #HolidayHereThisYear

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Always wanted to visit the NT? @AustTraveller has released 100 ways to #HolidayHereThisYear and unsurprisingly, the heavenly #BitterSprings in @TourismTopEnd is the star on the front cover 🙌 ​Check out our IG story for more NT experiences that made the list!  Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, ​@pepelm. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #australiantraveller

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Just what the doctor ordered... a healthy dose of vitamin-NT 👌 Welcome to Moline Rockhole, one of #Kakadu National Park's best kept secrets. This little piece of swimming paradise is best visited during the dry season (May-September) and is a choice spot if you don't like sharing. ​Luck out and you may find yourself wading into the vibrant green pool and swimming under the falls with nothing but bird calls for company. ​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @katrina_ashleighh. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #SeeKakadu

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Welcome to @VisitKatherine's very own piece of emerald paradise 💚 After hiking 4 kilometres along the Windolf bush-walking track, from Nitmiluk Gorge car park, you’ll be rewarded with the stunning waterfall of Southern Rockhole. This seasonal wonder-fall is located near the top of the first gorge and can also be reached by ferry with @NitmilukTours. ​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @elfidw. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #NitmilukNT #VisitKatherine

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We have some EXCITING news! The NT border will be re-opening to domestic visitors on July 17 🤠 We look forward to rolling out the red carpet for you 😉 Start planning your trip - head to the link in our bio! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @lolahubner. #SeeAustralia

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These towering red walls can be found at Simpsons Gap, just 18 kilometres west of #AliceSprings in the beautiful West MacDonnell Ranges. There are several short walks that show off the area’s native plants and wildlife. ​Our tip: Head here just before sunset; not only does the gap light up as the sun hits it, but you might also spot one of the local black-footed rock wallabies that call the area home. ​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @whichwaynow._.. ​ #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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