Attractions

Top Choice National Park in Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park

Kakadu is a whole lot more than a national park; it's also a vibrant, living acknowledgement of the link between the Aboriginal custodians and the country they have nurtured and respected for thousands of generation…
Top Choice Rock Art in Ubirr & Around

Ubirr

Ubirr is 39km north of the Arnhem Hwy via a sealed road. It'll take a lot more than the busloads of visitors to disturb Ubirr's inherent majesty and grace. Layers of rock-art paintings, in various styles and from va…
Top Choice National Park in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Nothing can really prepare you for the immensity, grandeur, changing colour and stillness of 'the rock'. It really is a sight that will sear itself onto your mind. The World Heritage–listed icon has attained the sta…
Top Choice National Park in Katherine & Around

Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park

Spectacular Katherine Gorge forms the backbone of the 2920-sq-km Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park, about 30km from Katherine. A series of 13 deep sandstone gorges have been carved out by the Katherine River …
Top Choice National Park in Arnhem Land

Garig Gunak Barlu National Park

The entire wilderness of remote Cobourg Peninsula forms the Garig Gunak Barlu National Park which includes the surrounding sea. It's a stunning, isolated place and one of the loveliest spots on Australia's northern …
Top Choice Nature Reserve in East MacDonnell Ranges

Trephina Gorge Nature Park

If you only have time for a couple of stops in the East MacDonnell Ranges, make Trephina Gorge Nature Park (75km from Alice) one of them. The play between the pale sandy river beds, the red and purple gorge walls, t…
Top Choice Canyon in West MacDonnell Ranges

Simpsons Gap

One of the prettiest corners of the West MacDonnell Ranges, Simpsons Gap, 22km by road from Alice Springs and 8km off Larapinta Dr along a paved road, combines wonderful scenery with good wildlife-watching. Towering…
Top Choice Religious Site in Devil's Marbles & Around

Devil's Marbles

The gigantic granite boulders piled in precarious piles beside the Stuart Hwy, 105km south of Tennant Creek, are known as the Devil’s Marbles (or Karlu Karlu in the local Warumungu language) and they’re one of the m…
Top Choice Historic Site in East MacDonnell Ranges

Arltunga Historical Reserve

At the eastern end of the MacDonnell Ranges, 110km east of Alice Springs, the old gold-mining ghost town of Arltunga (33km on an unsealed road from the Ross Hwy) has lonely ruins and a wonderful end-of-the-road feel…
Top Choice Museum in Darwin

Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

This superb museum and gallery boasts beautifully presented galleries of Top End–centric exhibits. The Aboriginal art collection is a highlight, with carvings from the Tiwi Islands, bark paintings from Arnhem Land a…