Plan a trip to the Northern Territory
Northern Territory is ideal for singles, couples, friends and families. It offers incredible scenery, interesting outback, unique indigenious cultural heritage and is easy to travel around.
See the best of the Northern Territory
When to go to the Northern Territory
Northern Territory has 2 distinct climate zones.
The Top End (Darwin, Kakadu) is Tropical with a Wet and Dry season. The Wet season spans from November to April (Hot, Wet and Humid). The Dry season from May to October (Warm, Dry Sunny Days)
Central Australia (Uluru, Kings Canyon) has 4 distinct seasons, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring. With the Summer months from December – February (Hot) and Winter from June – August (Mild to Cool).
Peak season is generally for the Top End is the dry season May – October and for Central Australia the milder months of June – August.
The best months to visit Northern Territory (for value and less tourists) are March – April (before or after Easter) and September – November.
To decide when to go, it’s a good idea to check Northern Territory weather, Northern Territory public holidays and Northern Territory School Holidays.
How long to go to Northern Territory for
Plan to go to Northern Territory for at 2-3 weeks, this will give you time see both the Top End (Darwin, Kakadu) and the Centre (Uluru).
Consider hiring a motorhome or 4WD as this will allow you to access areas in some of the more rugged National Parks.
For trip planning information for Northern Territory click the logo for Northern Territory Tourism
Or browse the online Northern Territory travel brochures, check out the Northern Territory travel guide (please give it time to load) or suggested itineraries for Northern Territory
Entry information – Passport and Visa Rules for Northern Territory
To enter Northern Territory from an International Destination you will need a valid Passport (with a minimum of 6 months validity).
For entry requirements for Northern Territory and documentation check the Visa and Passport information and Project Visa
How to get to Northern Territory
You can fly or cruise to Northern Territory.
International Flights operate to the International Airport of Darwin – Northern Territory – from Asia and the South Pacific.
Cruises operate to the port of Darwin – Northern Territory – from Australia, Asia, South Pacific and the USA.
For Flight details check
How to get around Northern Territory
Northern Territory is worth exploring, consider flying to one of the islands, or cruise the pristine waters. Alternatively hire a car in Northern Territory or try the local Northern Territory public transport.
For ways to get around try
What to see and do Northern Territory
Northern Territory has inspired bloggers, writers and travellers who in Top Blogs and Free things to do offer excellent information on What to see and do in Northern Territory.
Sightseeing, Day Tours, Extended Tours, Volunteer Northern Territory
Northern Territory offers a huge amount of sightseeing and attractions. Join in and enjoy the local Northern Territory Hospitality. Walk around the famous Uluru…or volunteer. To plan what to see and do in Northern Territory here are plenty of Sightseeing/Attractions, Day Touring or Extended Tour options.
Ideas for Places to Stay Northern Territory
There are plenty of places to stay in Northern Territory. Try a Budget hostel or Luxury resorts or Villa. Consider the type of accommodation you would like in Where to stay in Northern Territory, or if you just need a Hostel, Hotel or Resort look at Accommodation options for Northern Territory to find plenty of ideas. For those seeking something different, try Traditional or Unique Northern Territory Accommodation.
How much to Budget For Northern Territory
Have a look at the average cost of living for Northern Territory.
Security, Health and Vaccinations, Driving Rules Northern Territory
Check important information in Travel Security, Health and Vaccinations and Driving overseas for Northern Territory.
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