Travel through Australia's dusty Red Centre and Western MacDonnell Ranges to the tropical Top End
Embark on a Northern Territory adventure, from Alice Springs to Darwin, taking in the region's biggest and best-known drawcards along the way. Witness Uluru during a stunning sunrise, wander through the majestic canyons of Kata Tjuta and admire the views from Kings Canyon. Head out croc spotting in the Mary River Wetlands and get a taste of the tropics in Kakadu National Park. A region of exceptional landscapes and intriguing cultural attractions, this tail-to-top adventure of the Territory is a trip that will leave you with a profound appreciation of Australia's raw and rugged natural beauty.
Get back to basics with this classic nine day overland adventure. Camp in premenant campsites with furnishings including proper beds, cooling fans and electricity.
Fly into Yulara the day the trip starts instead of Alice Springs the day prior and save a days travel
Fly from Alice Springs to Darwin instead of 24 hours on a bus, on an included flight
Enjoy twin share motel accommodation in Alice Springs and Darwin
Fully catered evening meals during your 3 nights in Kakadu, Litchfield, and Katherine
A taste of Australian Native Foods throughout the trip.
See the highlights and national parks of Australia's Northern Territory in rugged, authentic style
Enjoy the flexibility of a private vehicle, the local knowledge of a passionate guide and the magic of camping under the great southern sky
Get up early and see the sun rise over Uluru
The Mary River Wetlands feature a wealth of wildlife, including the highest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the southern hemisphere. Get up close to the snappy beasts on a billabong cruise
Discover the wonders of Kakadu National Park and an optional flight over the escarpment
This is a an Original style trip, covering the highlights of Australia's Northern Territory at a slightly slower pace
You'll spend some nights of the trip sleeping in outback camping grounds. While tents are comfortable facilities can be basic, this is all part of the adventure. You'll also need to pitch in with preparing breakfast and lunch meals. This is part of the experience of travelling in a group.
This trip requires a moderate level of fitness as it involves a lot of walking, allowing you to truly enjoy the surrounding nature. Some hikes are longer and more challenging than others. Please bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing.
Temperatures in the Top End be extreme. During the day the weather can be hot (and the Australian sun is strong) so please bring appropriate clothing, use sun protection and drink plenty of water. In the evenings temperatures really drop, so ensure you have base layers and warm clothing.
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1. Tour commences in Yulara on day 1 at approximately 13:00 and finishes in Darwin day 9 at approx 6pm.
2. For the Kings Canyon Rim Walk it is a requirement that you have a minimum of 3 litres of water with you. Please consider bringing your own refillable water bottles.
3. The Top End & Kakadu portion of this trip has a strict luggage limit of 10kg. Excess luggage can not be carried however, it can be stored at Darwin accommodation.
4. Your pick up may be from the Yulara Airport or the Desert Gardens Hotel, this will depend on your time of travel.
5.You can also join this trip in Alice Springs on day 1; please see tour code POONC.
6. Trip also runs in reverse; see tour code PKOSC.
Our Northern Territory Encompassed Northbound ex Yulara trips score an average of 4 out of 5 based on 1 review in the last year.
Good value trip. Excellent for solo travellers wanting to explore Central & the Top End. Knowledgeable & enthusiastic guides, who work hard to ensure all travellers experience an enjoyable, informative & safe trip.
Review submitted 01 Sep 2017