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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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So, you've heard of #Litchfield National Park and all its big name attractions such as Wangi Falls and Buley Rockhole, but have you ever visited this surprising spot? Surprise Creek Falls is home to a small waterfall and a series of rock pools, perfect for a cool dip 🌴☀️ With two river crossings along the way, this spot is only accessible by four-wheel drive. The track is just a 40-minute drive off the main road and is followed by a short walk to the falls through a pretty monsoon forest. Stay a few nights at the campground and relax in this beautiful part of @TourismTopEnd, which never has too many people around at one time. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @thisislivin_barry_.  ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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Spring has certainly sprung in @visitcentralaus and we're here for it! 🙌  @kendallbaggerly recently ventured to Ormiston Gorge, one of the many spectacular swimming spots near #AliceSprings. This oasis in the middle of the West MacDonnell Ranges is as pretty as a picture with red rock walls, towering trees and a permanent freshwater pool. BYO picnic rug, book and floatie 👌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Kendall. ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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Sail off into the sunset with us? 💜 To fully appreciate #Darwin's magnificent harbour, a boat cruise is definitely a must! Step aboard one of the many vessels and enjoy delicious canapes or a Territory-style buffet coupled with a glass (or two!) of bubbles 🍾 ​The stunning afternoon colour display is the highlight of this Top End experience with no two sunsets the same 🌅 ​Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @wanderingofftrack_. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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@ParrtjimaAustralia - A Festival in Light starts tonight in #AliceSprings ✨ This annual free festival is the only authentic Aboriginal light event of its kind with 10 nights of dazzling light installations from a number of Aboriginal artists, set against the majestic MacDonnell Ranges. Alongside the artworks you can enjoy a program packed full of live talks, events and music by local musicians. Wondering what the name means? Local, senior Arrernte people chose the name 'Parrtjima' (pronounced Parr-Chee-Ma) as it suggests shedding both light and understanding on a subject.  ​​Photos: @jameshoranphoto (Image 2&4) and @seanscottphotography (image 3) ​#NTaustralia #RedCentreNT #Parrtjima

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Hot springs straight outta heaven! 💦 Surrounded by tropical bliss, #Katherine Hot Springs is the perfect place to unwind over the dry season. This series of crystal clear pools is just like one big bath that heats to between 25-30 degrees celsius. Only a three-hour drive south of #Darwin, #Katherine is a small town with big attractions. #Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, Edith Falls (Leliyn) and so much more! ​Our post-dip tip: Pack a picnic lunch and hang out at one of the grassy areas or grab something to eat at the @poprocketcafe nearby. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, ​@kyle_hunter. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #VisitKatherine

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We've struck gold with this sunrise at Yellow Water Billabong! 🌅  If this spectacular display doesn't immediately convince you to pack your bags for #Kakadu National Park, then the plethora of native wildlife, ancient landscapes and fascinating Aboriginal culture surely will! Canopied boats will steer you through the tranquil waters, where you'll see saltwater crocodiles, sea eagles, whistling ducks and buffalo across the floodplain. Cruises depart daily from Cooinda Lodge and run for 90 or 120 minutes. We definitely recommend the sunrise or sunset tours 👌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, ​@shall.be.better!  ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #DoKakadu

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We could look at this spectacular sight allll day! 😍 Get access all areas and unparalleled panoramas with a scenic flight over #Uluru with @professional_helicopters 🚁 Be sure to keep your camera close... as the sun sets over the surrounding outback landscape, this gigantic ochre-coloured rock formation will change colour before your very eyes! Who's adding this to their must-do list? Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @kyle_hunter. ​#SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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Gorge yourself on adventure in @VisitKatherine! 😉 Hop in a canoe at Nitmiluk (#Katherine) Gorge and paddle down the ancient river system, spotting wildlife, hidden waterfalls and Aboriginal rock art. All canoe adventures begin with a scenic journey by boat through the first gorge before canoeists take to the waters to explore the second gorge and beyond. With dramatic cliffs extending more than 70 metres high in some parts, you'll be blown away by this magnificent maze of waterways 😍 ​​@NitmilukTours offer a number of ways to experience this special spot, located 30 minutes' drive from the township of #Katherine. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jarradseng. ​#SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #NitmilukNT

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Swap the bright city lights for bright orange chasm walls 🤩Standley Chasm is a Red Centre must-do, offering a multitude of breathtaking scenes with it’s rich-coloured rock and walking tracks for all levels. Our tip - visit at midday when the sun overhead lights up the chasm walls! @angkerlestandleychasm is only a 40 minute drive west of #AliceSprings and just one of the many spectacular nature stops in the West MacDonnell Ranges - a region perfect for exploring over a couple of days! 🚗 ​#NTaustralia #SeeAustralia

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