Darwin Outback Tours and Travel Information

A wide variety of Darwin Outback Tours are available, after all Darwin is the northern gateway to the Australian Outback, and a logical place to start any outback travel itinerary.

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Major well known tourist destinations within a days travel of Darwin include;

Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge tour boatNitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge tour boat heads up the river to the scenic gorge.

Check here for access information. Heavy wet season rainfall, crocodiles and road conditions can all prevent access to some areas from time to time. These destinations cover a wide range of conditions and distances, so please do your homework before deciding on your activities.

Many can be reached by using Tour Companies while others are off the beaten track and require a 4WD.

Swimming, bushwalking, fishing and just plain sightseeing are all on the menu. Read this account of one family's adventure in Litchfield Park

If you are lucky enough to be able to spend a few days here in this wilderness playground, read more about Litchfield Park accommodation here...

If you are just visiting, the professional Tours are no doubt the best option, and even for the locals they are worth considering for at least one trip through each area.
The main reason I say this is because of the knowledge and commentary that a good tour guide can give - it can make a place come alive. To see what I mean, try watching an hour of David Attenborough on TV with the sound turned off!

And on a drive yourself tour, you are probably looking in the wrong direction for the action as well.

To make the most of your visit to Kakadu spend a little time reading up on the places you intend to visit.


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Experience the Wild - Bird Watching Tours 
Darwin Bird Watching with Experience the Wild Tours One of the unique things about Darwin is the accessibility to wildlife. No other Australian capital …

NT Adventure Park Quad Bike Tours 
NT Adventure Park is located at Batchelor just one hour from Darwin off Stuart Highway. Visit our website today @ www.ntadventurepark.com.au for all …

Tiwi Islands Ferry & Day Tours Not rated yet
SeaLink ferries to the Tiwi Islands depart every Thursday and Friday (Apr - mid December) with additional peak dry season Monday departures in June, July …

SeaLink Crab Claw Island Cruise with Lunch Not rated yet
Escape Darwin for the day and set out cruising the coastline on a relaxing, leisurely cruise to Crab Claw Island Resort. This full day cruise departs …

NT Adventure Park Buggy Tours Not rated yet
NT Adventure Park is located just 40 minutes from Darwin and 30 minutes from Palmerston just past Berry Springs on the way to Dundee. Form more information …

Batchelor Scenic Flights - NT Airwork Not rated yet
Batchelor & WWII Highlights Departing from the WWII airstrip in Batchelor, fly south towards Adelaide River Township where we take in views of disused …

Territory Wildlife Park Not rated yet
The Territory Wildlife Park is the ultimate introduction to the Northern Territory, set within 400 hectares of natural bushland including wetlands, monsoon …

Barramundi Fishing Tours Not rated yet
A range of Barramundi Fishing Tours are available at Darwin's Barra Base for all keen anglers. Family groups, individuals and corporate groups are all …

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Darwin is also an important port for the region, a destination for cruise ships, fishing fleets and pleasure craft of every variety.See more photos here.

A sea cat ferry crosses the habour every hour or so from Darwin to Mandorah and there are several local sunset harbour cruises. Read more here...




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