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Cruise the Kakadu National Park Yellow Water Billabong on your APT tour of Australia.
Watch the famous sunset at Ubirr on your APT tour of Australia.
Take a luxury crusie down along the Katherine Gorge on your APT tour of Australia.

Renowned for its many national parks, abundance of wildlife, Aboriginal rock-art, stunning gorges and refreshing swimming holes the Northern Territory has something for everyone. Let APT show you all there is to see.


Discover Nourlangie rock art sites in the Northern Territory on your APT tour of AustraliaThe Northern Territory is one of the best places on earth to explore national parks of vast scale and containing incredible biodiversity. The Territory has ten national parks, covering almost 20,000 square kilometres in total. Four of these are successfully owned and managed by local Aboriginal communities in conjunction with the Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Top End

Discover the tropical northern region of the Territory. From the relaxed city of Darwin known for it's cultural diversity, art and museums to wetlands, waterfalls and Aboriginal rock-art of Kakadu, Litchfield and Nutmiluk National Parks.

Central Australia/Red Centre

Established along the Todd River, Alice Springs is the perfect base from which to explore the Red Centre. Visit the West MacDonnell Ranges, Kings Canyon in Watarrka National Park and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, home to Uluru (Ayers Rock).


 

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Central Australia

ULURU & KATA TJUTA - Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park offers visitors a truly unique cultural experience. World Heritage-listed not only for its natural significance, the park is also recognised for its Aboriginal heritage.
Gain an insight into the area and local Indigenous culture on guided walks through Kata Tjuta (Olgas) and around Uluru (Ayers Rock). Discover ancient rock art sites, explore sacred sites such as the Mutitjulu waterhole and stunning Kantju Gorge, and retrace the steps of the Aboriginal ancestors to discover the special history of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

KINGS CANYON - Watarrka National Park

Set at the western end of the George Gill Range, Watarrka National Park comprises a striking natural landscape of rugged ranges, hidden rocky crags waterholes and gorges. The feature of Watarrka National Park is indisputably Kings Canyon, a huge formation of ancient rocks. On a guided walk of the canyon you will discover the Lost City’s million-year-old domed rock formations, see the ancient marine bed and fossils, and walk through the Garden of Eden.

Kings Creek Station

Kings Creek Station was established in 1982 by Ian – the grandson of the first pastoralist in the region, William Liddle – and Lyn Conway. Despite being built before there was any infrastructure in the area, the station flourished. Today, it remains a working cattle and camel station as well as the idyllic outback setting for APT’s exclusive Kings Canyon Wilderness Lodge.

Exploring Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

Escorted by your guide, go exploring among the 36 domes that form Kata Tjuta on the Walpa (Olga) Gorge walk. These remarkable sheer-faced domes protect a vast variety of rare flora and fauna, some of which can only be found in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

ALICE SPRINGS - West MacDonnell National Park

Alice Springs is a true outback town characterised by friendly locals, a relaxed pace and inherent Indigenous culture. Established along the route of the Overland Telegraph Line, the town is steeped in Australian history. Here, the original telegraph station remains open for visitors, as does the Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS) base. Nearby is West MacDonnell National Park renowned for its rich ancient landscapes, beautiful gorges and waterholes. Attractions in the park include Simpsons Gap and Angkerle (Standley Chasm).

Northern Territory Red Centre Map

The Top End

THE TOP END - Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park is not only home to a profusion of birds and flora, it possesses great natural and cultural significance. From the Aboriginal rock art galleries of Ubirr and Nourlangie Rock, to waterlily-covered Yellow Water billabong as well as Jim Jim and Twin falls.

Arnhem Land

A land of untouched wilderness, this Aboriginal reserve is only accessible with special permission. Here, view rarely seen rock art, visit Oenpelli Aboriginal settlement and learn of bush tucker.

Litchfield National Park

Litchfield offers true Top End beauty – with sandstone escarpments, intriguing termite mounds, monsoonal rainforest and stunning waterfalls such as Tolmer and Florence falls as well as Wangi Falls.

Nitmiluk National Park

Nitmiluk National Park is renowned for its 13 spectacular gorges, formed by the Katherine River cutting its way through Arnhem Land. 

Northern Territory Top End Map

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