Destination Guides: Northern Territory

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A visit to the Top End can be like visiting another world all together. The Northern Territory is a wild land of sprawling deserts, Indigenous culture, and awe-inspiring scenery.

It's no wonder this part of Australia has always been a source of immense facination, with its red earth, rugged cliff faces, and sublime northern coast. There is truly nothing quite like Australia's Northern Territory, with its blazing horizons and endless possibilities.

Read on to discover what makes the Northern Territory a must-visit destination, or head straight to Turu's listings to find and book holiday accommodation.

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Uluru – previously referred to as Ayers Rock – is undoubtedly the best known of Australia’s natural landmarks.

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs is a source of cultural riches and a mecca for indigenous art, with galleries lining the streets.

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Darwin is famous for its laid-back lifestyle, and while the city is one of great historical significance, it is also a modern city in its own right.

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Kakadu National Park

From picturesque waterfalls and lush wetlands to red rock formations shrouded in culture and history, Kakadu is one destination travellers can't get enough of.

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Top 10 NT destinations

There are exciting and exotic destinations galore in the NT, and at least 10 could be considered “must see, must do” escapes from the drive.

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Katherine Gorge National Park

Experience an ancient land steeped in rich indigenous history.

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The Savannah Way

The Whitelaws take in the territory tropics, rocky outcrops and station country along the eastern end of the Savannah Way.

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You’ll never never find anywhere else like Mataranka.

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Watarrka National Park

Be prepared to travel off the beaten track when it comes to discovering Watarrka National Park, but trust us when we say that this sublime and unforgettable environment is well worth the adventure.

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Kings Canyon

The Red Centre abounds with spectacular destinations but majestic Kings Canyon, a natural gem hidden in the heart of Central Australia, tops the must-see list.


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Palm Valley

Visit the breathtaking paradise that is Palm Valley and you’ll quickly understand this is one of those places you cannot read about – it’s a magical once-in-a-lifetime destination.

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and you'll leave a changed person - there's a deep spirituality connected to this breathtaking and dramatic landscape not found anywhere else in the world.

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Rainbow Valley

A trecherous journey into Rainbow Valley is worth the effort once you lay eyes on this rugged and rocky landscape.

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Suggested Itineraries for the Northern Territory