What's on Northern Territory - Events, Happenings, Entertainment and Gigs
The Northern Territory is a unique and sparsely populated area in Northern Australia that is very popular with tourist who flock to the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park and enjoy the fabulous fishing and wildlife in the area. The tropical north boasts rich and diverse wetlands, spectacular rainforests, lazy meandering rivers and beautiful billabongs, spectacular scenery including thundering waterfalls. The climate ranges from the extreme of the tropical 'Wet Season' to the prolonged winter 'Dry Spell'. The waters off the northern coast of Darwin and the Northern Territory boasts some of the best fishing in Australia and the billabongs and rivers are a favourite spot for anglers seeking the iconic barramundi. The centre area is desert
and the semiarid environments of the Finke Gorge, East and West MacDonnell Ranges and Watarrka National Park have wonderful scenery and a unique variety of flora and fauna. The local Aboriginal tribes have spiritual connection to the land that dates back tens of thousands of years, and visitors can learn about their culture and join adventure tours in search of bush tucker or cultural tours to see the many ancient rock art galleries in the national parks, such as Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The main regions in the northern territory include: # Darwin and District that has a friendly community, a relaxed outdoor lifestyle and a thriving arts and entertainment scene. Kakadu and Arnhem Land - located about 200 km east of Darwin and features lush wetlands, diverse wildlife, stark and rugged
escarpments, billabongs, gorges and cascading waterfalls. # Katherine is ideal area for 4WD adventures and for fabulous camping, bushwalking, fishing, camping and cultural tours. #Alice Springs is an interesting major town located in the heart of Central Australia. It has thriving entertainment and arts culture and it is surrounded by many spectacular natural areas and scenery. The best way to see it is on a camel tour. Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park areas include the world-famous Uluru/Ayers Rock. The area is also rich in Aboriginal heritage for the Anangu traditional landowners of the area.
See What`s on in Northern Territory Towns: Darwin
; Alice Springs
What's to See and Do in Darwin - Attractions, Activities