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).
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.
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.