Northern Territory Holidays

Holidays in Northern Territory take you to the heart of Australia, where you’ll find unique natural surroundings perfect for explorers. It’s home to some of the country’s most iconic scenery in the Red Centre; the red desert, clear skies which come alive with stars at night, beautiful national parks and jagged mountains.

See one of Australia’s most famous attractions, Uluru or Ayers Rock, and admire the red dusty desert which surrounds it. Spot kangaroos or ride a camel through the spectacular national parks, or get to know the many cultures of the Aborigines as you take in ancient art and traditional ceremonies. For a vibrant city full of culture, Alice Springs and Darwin are home to a laid back, cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Destination Highlights
  • Stargaze under clear skies
  • See Ayers Rock
  • Explore Darwin's Waterfront
  • Relax on Mindil Beach
  • See Aboriginal art
  • Visit Crocosaurus Cove

Time Zone

+9 hours 30 minutes

Flight Time

London Heathrow to the Northern Territory is around a 21 hour flight with one or two stops, typically Singapore and then Melbourne or Perth

Currency

Australian Dollar (AUD)

Visa Information

All tourists require an Australian Tourist Visa, you can apply for an instant tourist visa, this is also known as an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa

Language

English

Health Information

No mandatory vaccinations required. It's important to contact your GP for latest recommendations

Northern Territory Attractions

  • Uluru, Northern Territory

    Ayers Rock

    The majestic Ayers Rock, also known as Uluru Rock, is located in the Red Centre, in the centre of Australia. It’s surrounded by the beautiful lands of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where you’ll find the country’s unique red dusty soil. This large sandstone rock stretches up to 350m and is a World Heritage Site.

  • Crocosaurus Cove

    Crocosaurus Cove is located in the centre of Darwin, and is home to a huge variety of saltwater crocodiles. It’s one of the only places in the world where you can swim with these huge creatures, some of which weigh up to 800kg. Hop into a plexiglass tube and you will be lowered into the waters with the crocodiles. There is also a reptile house and a chance for children to learn about the animals.

  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

    Learn more about the area and its origin in this fascinating museum, which can be found in the city of Darwin. Here you’ll find scientific exhibits, art galleries and cultural attractions, which can be seen alone or on a guided tour. Children will enjoy the games here, while you can also attend workshops for an in depth guide to the area.

  • Mindil Beach Sunset Market

    Running from April to October, Mindil Beach Sunset Market features stalls selling everything from local wines to handicrafts created in the surrounding area. Pick up bargains on leather goods and handmade soaps, as well as clothing, gifts and trinkets. The food stalls include everything from crepes and souvlaki to kangaroo meat or sushi.

Our Northern Territory destinations

Northern Territory

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Red Centre

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