Nature & wildlife
View thousands of species of flora, native wildlife and birds around the Northern Territory in the wild, at wildlife parks, and on wildlife tours and cruises. Having an expanse of varying eco-systems, wildlife in the NT flourish from the desert plains to the monsoon tropics.
Over 400 species of birds including a handful of endemic and rare species live in the NT, bringing in thousands of domestic and international visitors here to ‘tick their list’! We also have 150 mammals such as kangaroos, wallabies, the rare Northern quoll, cute sugar-gliders, and loads more. Over 300 reptiles including saltwater and freshwater crocodiles which can be seen in most rivers and billabongs in the Top End, or at the wildlife parks around Darwin. There are 50 species of frogs, 60 species of freshwater fish and several hundred species of marine fish. The Northern Territory really is the best place to get your nature and wildlife fix.