What are the best places to visit in Northern Territory?
Australia’s Northern Territory is an adventure lover’s dream, with a range of unique experiences and must-see locations that make this expansive state quite unlike anywhere else in the country, or the planet. There’s the iconic and sacred rock formation of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, which are real must-sees for any Northern Territory visitor.
Then there’s the breathtaking Kings Canyon in the Watarrka National Park, with its rugged, towering red sandstone walls. You’ll be blown away by the scale of these natural formations.
Alice Springs is another must on many itineraries, with the impressive MacDonnell Ranges mountain range (close to the exact centre of Australia) stretching 161 kilometres to the west. You can take in the best views from above in a hot air balloon.
Adventure lovers will feel right at home in the Northern Territory’s capital Darwin. This tropical city, located on the traditional lands of the Larrakia, has lots to offer visitors, from crocodile encounters and wetland cruises to helicopter rides and V8 driving experiences.
If you’re planning to travel around various locations in the NT then be sure to browse our range while planning your trip. The incredible experiences for all kinds of people you’ll find onsite will take your Northern Territory itinerary to the next level.
Bucket list experiences in Northern Territory
If it’s the experience of a lifetime you want, the Northern Territory has plenty of options to help you make it a reality. For many people, the sight of Uluru alone is enough to take the breath away, but there are all kinds of ways to make the most of your visit to Australia’s red centre.
What could be more spectacular than a scenic helicopter flight over Uluru? Taking off from the Ayers Rock Resort, these incredible flights offer breathtaking views of one of Australia’s most instantly recognisable icons. With interesting commentary provided and amazing photo opportunities, this is one experience you’re sure to never forget. Incredible helicopter flights are also on offer over Darwin and Kings Canyon, offering a unique perspective and a real thrill.
For an aerial ride with a difference, how about taking a hot air balloon ride over Alice Springs’ MacDonnell Ranges? Look out for native wildlife and admire this remarkable landscape of this beautiful part of Australia as you float with the wind.
Call yourself adventurous? Then head to Crocosaurus Cove, where you can enter an underwater acrylic cage for an up-close-and-personal encounter with huge saltwater crocodiles. This crocodile park is a real ‘must do’ for any visitors to Darwin, but only the real thrill seekers will step in to the ‘Crocodile Cage of Death’. Do you dare?
Don’t miss the chance to see the NT’s unique wildlife in a beautiful natural environment. The Wetland Wildlife Cruise from Darwin will take you along the stunning Corroboree Billabong. Soak up its unspoiled natural beauty and look out for a range of creatures, including birds and crocs. This is an unforgettable and unique Northern Territory experience that the whole family can enjoy.
Book experiences in Northern Territory and around AustraliaYou can find and book the Northern Territory’s best experiences right here at Adrenaline. From Darwin to Uluru, Kings Canyon to Alice Springs, there’s plenty of fun activities across this remarkable (and vast) part of Australia. Browse the site until you find an experience you like, then lock in a time and date quickly and easily. Alternatively, buy an experience voucher and you can choose a time and date when you’re ready.