Sure, Australia is well known for its stunning beaches that are second to none as far as I’m concerned, but it’s The Outback that’s unlike anywhere else in the world.

There’s something about the vastness, the ancient aboriginal culture, the natural wonders, the starry skies, and the wildlife that you’re unlikely to experience anywhere else down under.

Fun Things to Do in the Northern Territory of Australia

I remember an old television commercial about visiting the Northern Territory, and the tagline simply said, “If you never ever go, you’ll never ever know.”

Watch The Sunset at Uluru (Ayres Rock)

As the sun sinks below the Outback horizon the colours of the rock change by the minute, and it truly is magical. 

Swim in Gunlom Falls, Kakadu National Park

Let’s call it nature’s best infinity pool. With spectacular views over the valley and surrounded by shady gums, it’s perfect for a refreshing swim and a spot of lunch.

Visit The Kangaroo Sanctuary, Alice Spring

We all got to hold a joey – which the kids adored – and Brolga the owner and star of the hit BBC TV series Kangaroo Dundee was as passionate and knowledgeable as anyone I’ve met!

Catch The Sunset at Mindel Beach, Darwin

Darwin ranks in our top places to see the sunset in Australia and Mindil Beach is probably the most popular location, especially during the Thursday night markets.

Drive the Red Centre Way

Don’t just stick to the main Stuart Highway between Uluru and Alice Springs, our road trip along the Red Centre Way taking in the West MacDonnell Ranges was an adventure to remember with an infinite number of surprises waiting for you to explore.

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