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welcome to the
northern territory

There’s something unquestionably unique about the Northern Territory. Rugged, remote, beautiful landscapes, with few people around and a history that dates back thousands of years. 

From the vast Red Centre in the south, to the tropical oasis of the Top End in the north, there is so much diversity to explore across the epic NT. 

It’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture, incredible bucket list experience and breathtaking landscapes that are million of years old. They say the Territory is the answer, so there’s never been a better time to get out here and explore. 

ormiston gorge
about the NT

Capital City: Darwin

Start here: northernterritory.com, or tourismtopend.com.au for the Top End and discovercentralaustralia.com for the Red Centre.

Stay connected & get featured: Follow @ntaustralia on Instagram, Twitter & Pinterest, @northernterritoryaustralia on Facebook and hashtag #NTaustralia to be featured.

Tourism Top End Visitor Information Centre: 6 Bennett Street (corner Smith Street), Darwin City Centre | Ph: 1300 138 886 or (08) 8980 6000. 

Alice Springs Visitor Information Centre: Corner of Todd Mall & Parsons Street, Alice Springs | Ph: 1800 645 199 or (08) 8952 5800

regions of the

northern territory

uluru sunset

Considered the spiritual heart of Australia, there is something just unbelievably magical about visiting Uluru for the first time. It’s easy to see why this incredible rock is such a sacred part of local Indigenous culture.

the red centre
alice springs
The Top End
tiwi island retreat
tiwi islands
arnhem land
tiwi island retreat
tiwi islands
the red centre
alice springs
the top end
arnhem land
the ghan
bucket list experience:
the ghan
For the ultimate way to experience more of the Territory and Central Australia, travel on the Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide.
latest posts from the nt
Australia’s Greatest Rail Journey: Travelling On The Ghan
Fall in love with rail journeys as you travel on The Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide, with some truly unique and memorable stops along the way.
Best Things To Do In Katherine
A complete guide to visiting Katherine. From a canoe trip through Nitmiluk Gorge to the hot springs of Mataranka, there’s so much to explore.
10 Places To Visit In East Arnhem Land
If you’re not sure where to start, here’s our guide to the top 10 places to visit in East Arnhem Land to make the most out of your visit.
Everything You Need To Know About Arnhem Land Permits
If you’re planning a visit to Arnhem Land, here is a complete guide to the different permits you need to visit and where to get them.
Tiwi Island Retreat: The Top End’s Island Paradise
Take some time out to disconnect and relax at Tiwi Island Retreat, your very own island paradise just off the coast of Darwin.
Top 15 Things To Do In Darwin
It might be Australia’s smallest city, but there are so many great things to do in Darwin, you’ll definitely want to stay for longer!
Top Things To Do In Kakadu National Park
Immerse yourself in Aboriginal history and natural beauty, with our guide to the top things to do in Kakadu National Park.
Exploring Kakadu’s Wetlands On The Yellow Water Cruise
Head out on an early morning Yellow Water Cruise in Kakadu National Park to watch the wetlands and wildlife come alive.
A Sleepover at the Top End Safari Camp
Check in to the Top End Safari Camp for the ultimate Top End experience, complete with chopper rides, croc encounters and an airboat tour.
Chasing the Sunset with Darwin Harbour Cruises
Jump on board Darwin Harbour Cruises to experience one of the Top End’s world famous sunsets in a way you’ll never forget.
everything you need to plan your visit to
the nt
important websites to help you plan

Weather reports in Darwin:  willyweather.com.au/nt/darwin/darwin.html

Road reports, conditions and closures: roadreport.nt.gov.au/home or ntlis.nt.gov.au/roadreport

Entering Aboriginal Land: nic.org.au

National Parks and whether they are open for visitors: nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/check-park-open-darwin

Events in the Top End:  tourismtopend.com.au/events/whats-on

Looking out for saltwater crocodiles:  becrocwise.nt.gov.au

Cyclones and storms in the NT: pfes.nt.gov.au/emergency-service/public-safety-advice/shelters-in-the-nt.aspx

Permits for Arnhem Land: dhimurru.com.au and nlc.org.au

For maps, brochures and guides to download:  discovercentralaustralia.com/visitor-information/brochures