From the red deserts in the outback, the wild Kimberley region with amazing gorges, up to the tropics of Darwin and Kakadu National Park...
...Northern Australia is stunningly beautiful, and easier to access than you might think.
Destinations of Northern Australia:
- Top End - The tropical northern part home to the vibrant capital city Darwin and the Kakadu National Park.
- Kimberley - In the far North. It is a huge chunk of wilderness including the resort town of Broome on Cable Beach. Vast areas of spectacular scenery, and equally vast eras of desolate nothingness.
- Far North Queensland - Home to Cairns, Port Douglas and the lush Daintree Rainforest the northern-most region is an ideal base for exploring The Great Barrier Reef.
- Outback Queensland - The wide open spaces provide a mix of fun-loving locals, rugged terrain, rodeos & country festivals .
- Darwin - the Northern Territory's tropical capital city and gateway to the area with a unique history and culture.
- Kununurra - final stop before you enter the Northern Territory
Highlights of Northern Australia:
- Kakadu National Park - This World Heritage area sets the scene for outback adventure travel, aboriginal culture and nature activities.
- Litchfield National Park - Spend as long as you like exploring lush monsoon forests, unusual rock formations and waterfalls, just a 1,5 hour drive from Darwin.
- Katherine - a regional town about 3 hours south of Darwin, gateway to the majestic Katherine Gorge.
- Tennant Creek - in the heart of the Northern Territory, this desert landscape is home to the Devil's Marbles, immersed in Aboriginal culture and has plenty of friendly outback pubs.
- Daintree National Park - lush tropical rainforest of breathtaking beauty including lowland rainforest, swamps, mangroves and beaches – all available via walking tracks
States in North Australia are: (Daylight Saving Time)
Northern Territory UTC +9.5
Queensland UTC +10
Western Australia UTC +8