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Get city culture with relaxed vibes in Darwin, or choose wetlands and wildlife in Kakadu. Chat with local characters in Tennant Creek, cool off in Katherine Gorge, or find Australia's spiritual heart in the outback landscapes surrounding Uluru and Alice Springs.

Darwin & Surrounds

Alice Springs & Surrounds

Uluru & Surrounds

Kakadu & Surrounds

Katherine & Surrounds

Arnhem Land

Tennant Creek & Barkly Region


We interrupt your #Saturday arvo scrolling to bring you this Top End hidden gem AKA, Robin Falls 😍 Most travellers head to Litchfield National Park to chase waterfalls, but what many people don’t know is that just outside the park boundary lies this awesome three-tiered waterfall 🙌 It can be reached by a short walk following a crystal clear creek through pretty tropical woodlands. It's the ultimate spot to get away from the crowds and enjoy a cool dip only 1.5 hours south of #Darwin 👌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @nuzz_simpson! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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We recently tagged along with @darwin_style to explore the #Katherine region's hot springs, including the magical Bitter Springs 😍 Hidden amongst palms and pandanus trees, this natural day spa is known for its ridiculously clear water and constant temperature of 32 degrees celsius. Bring along a tube or noodle and float with the current from one end to the other - there's ladders for easy access! These hot springs can be found just outside the small town of #Mataranka, an hour south of #Katherine or four hours from #Darwin. Want to see more of Lisa's adventure? Check out our story and link in bio for the full video 💦👍 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @darwin_style! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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Sunset at #Uluru... now, that's cause for celebration! 🥂😍 The giant monolith is best seen at #sunrise and #sunset, when the light changes and the ochre-coloured rock seems to glow. There are a number of tour options which take you to the best vantage points at the crucial moments. @Seitoutbackaustralia and @aatkings offer morning and afternoon experiences, while there are other designated viewing areas which provide epic scenes and can be accessed via your own transport. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @ooanschioo!  #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #SeeUluru

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#Litchfield National Park has more than its fair share of pristine waterfalls, including this beauty 👉 Florence Falls. Follow the stairway leading down through tropical rainforest to the massive pool where you can swim under this breathtaking double waterfall 💦 After a refreshing dip, wander up to the platform high above the falls for panoramic views of the open valley and the waterhole below. Only a short 1.5 hour drive from #Darwin, Litchfield is a nature lovers' paradise with lush walks,  scenic campgrounds and 4WD tracks 🙌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @leniferrer!  #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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The @alicespringsdesertpark have welcomed five new baby Thorny Devil's this month 😍 Thorny Devils (also known as mountain devils or thorny lizards) are day-active, ant-eating reptiles that grow 20cm long and can live 20 years. When they locate a trail of ants they lick them up with their short, sticky tongue - scientists calculate that Thorny Devil's might eat a thousand or more ants in a single meal 😮 The Desert Park currently have two on display in the Nocturnal House and the hatchlings will be rotated for public display. Located just 10 minutes' drive from the centre of #AliceSprings, the wildlife park is the ultimate place to learn more about the Red Centre's native flora and fauna.  Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Desert Park team!  #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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Crystal clear thermal pools surrounded by paperbark and palm forest... in the middle of the outback?! The NT might have a reputation for being dry and sparse, but hidden amongst its landscapes are oases of emerald waterholes, warm springs and cascading falls. @ninetofiveevasion recently stopped by #Mataranka Thermal Pool where the springs bubble up at 32 degrees to fill a semi-man made pool of perfectly turquoise water under a shady canopy of tropical woodlands 🙌 Located within Elsey National Park, you can find this piece of paradise an hour south of #Katherine and four hours south of #Darwin. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Joel and Sarah! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd

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Don't get us wrong, scenic flights over #Uluru are pretty epic, but check out this incredible view of #KataTjuta (#TheOlgas) from the air! 🚁 Roughly 35 kilometres west of #Uluru, the 36 domes that make up this other-worldly natural wonder sit shoulder to shoulder and form a spectacular and unique configuration of deep valleys and steep gorges spread over more than 20 kilometres (12.4 miles). Many parts of Kata Tjuta are either sacred or inaccessible, so a scenic flight is one of the best ways to see the whole formation and get a true understanding of its size 🙌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @nomadiclio! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #SeeUluru

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It's found on postcards and in paintings, and if the light is right when you visit, it takes your breath away... yep, we're talking about Ormiston Gorge! Out of all the gaps and gorges in the West MacDonnell National Park just west of #AliceSprings, it has to be one of the most impressive 💛 Whilst the gorge is famous for its waterhole, one of the other very special things about this place is that it showcases the spectacular geology and landforms of the park. The best way to appreciate the scenery of Ormiston Gorge and Pound is to follow one of the many marked walking tracks. There are a number of trails with varying levels of difficulty, ranging from 5 minutes to 3-4 hours. When you're ready for a break, head to the kiosk where you can grab lunch and a coffee! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @i2snap_pics.  #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT

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"Will you be my #Valentine?" Meet Marmalade... the owner of the world's CUTEST face! He lives at @thekangaroosanctuary where their main mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and release orphaned baby kangaroos back into the wild. Kangaroos who can’t be returned to their native habitat are released into the 188 acre property. If you'd like to meet Marmalade and his mates you can book a sunset tour of the Sanctuary, which is just a short drive from #AliceSprings in @visitcentralaus. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @kangaroosanctuary! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #ValentinesDay

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