Northern Territory Flights Packages
A Northern Territory flight and accommodation package deal is a ticket to adventurer?s paradise; with some 1.300000 sq kms of frontier country, deserts, amazing rivers, tropical wetlands, beaches and ancient woodlands the NT is home to a resident population of some 232,400 souls; with 5.6 sq kms of land for every resident there is a mass of open space to explore on an NT flight package!
Beautifully situated on the Arafura Sea, tropical Darwin epitomises a cosmopolitan city, with multiples of cafes, restaurants and food stalls at great markets offering menus and choices for anyone?s palette. Vibrant Mindil Beach Markets bustle with locals and travellers who can use the savings from their Discover Australia NT flight and accommodation package to create their own 3 course menu from the offerings of various food stalls as they enjoy an open air concert an Mindil Beach Markets.
Visitors to Darwin, the most northern capital city in Australia, will enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the Indo Pacific Marine Exhibition situated in the Darwin Wharf Precinct. The colourful touch pool and the natural living coral reef eco-systems demonstrate just what lies below the ocean with colourful marine life on display. Located right next door, the Australian Pearling Exhibition will give an understanding of the trials and tribulations of the pearling industry over the years, with great exhibits telling a story.
Some 5 kms from Darwin, the Charles Darwin National Park houses actual World War II shelters and munitions bunkers and tell the story of the role the city played in the war and visitors on a Northern Territory flight and hotel package can get a great view of Darwin Harbour from the viewing platform at the NP. Beyond Mindil Beach, the Darwin Casino and Fannie Bay, visitors can continue the fascinating story at East Point Military Museum. Set in the original Australian Army Command Post, is situated in acres of tropical gardens and gives a fascinating insight into the WWII experiences of the top end. Travellers in the Northern Territory on a flight and accommodation deal can see film of the original 1942 bombing of Darwin by Japanese planes that killed some 243 persons and wounded many more as well as original armoured vehicles and artillery.
Like all remote towns in Australia, Darwin has a vibrant social life with the casino open throughout the year and in the dry season, the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, the V* Championship Series, The Royal Darwin Show, The Darwin Festival goes over 18 days in August. Travellers on an NT flight package deal will not want to miss the awesome Beer Can Regatta. The Darwin Beer Can Regatta takes place at Mindil Beach in July with all vessels made from beer cans and created by locals and visitors who worked very hard, killing their thirst in the tropical heat of Darwin, just to get enough beer cans empty!
Some 250 kms south east of Darwin, the Kakadu National Park is one of the many attractions that can be visited by the traveller on a Northern Territory flight and hotel package deal bought in order to experience the unique wonders of the top end. Home of the original owners of Country for more than 50,000 years, Kakadu NP is a great way to learn of the cultural heritage of the welcoming people on a first class Australian Indigenous Tour at Kakadu that can be booked at the Bowali Visitor Centre. The iconic Yellow Water Wetlands has boat cruised all year round. Visitors on an NT hotel and flight package are always thrilled at the experiences in any of the main seven locations of the Kakadu National Park; Jim Jim, with massive cliffs, some 150mtrs high above a cool plunge pool and splendid water falls in the wet season, Yellow Waters with its iconic water lilies, Mary River, Nourlangie, Jabiru, East Alligator and South Alligator with Mamukala Wetlands and superb bird life.
The Red Heart of the Northern Territory, some 1500 kms south of Darwin and 1530 kms north of Adelaide, Alice Springs is the perfect hub in the Australian outback for great deals on Northern Territory Flight and Accommodation Packages to explore how Territorians live; visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service to learn the workings of these most iconic of Australian heroes; take a tour in Alice Springs to see the School of the Air Visitor Centre to discover how Aussie kids in the outback are education is isolation and learn of the culture of the Indigenous locals at the Living History Museum.
A short drive from Alice Springs, the West MacDonnell National Park epitomises the elegance of the mature outback, with rolling hills, cliffs and deep gorges vivid colours, flora and fauna and a rich Indigenous history, featuring in many dreamtime tails of the Western Arrernte culture of the original owners of Country in this part of the NT since many thousands of years; see The Ochre Pits, used for ceremonial body decorations and for ancient painting and Simpsons Gap with rock wallabies and a permanent pool all visitors to the NT with a Northern Territory Flight and Accommodation Deal should be sure to spend some time at the amazing Glen Helen Gorge where the original outback cattle station homestead has now been restored in style with true outback hospitality in a glorious riverside location that is lighted at twilight by the sun rays bringing the gorge walls alive in an awesome blaze of colour as the wild birds fly home to nest.
Travellers who choose a Northern Territory flight package to see Uluru (Ayres Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Kings Canyon are never disappointed; a camera is essential to record the many indescribable sights of the stupendous natural structures on the Ayres Rock base walk see water holes and a huge cave worn by the millenniums in the side of Uluru, with the amazing different colours and textures, from solid red rock to a curtain of pale white ?lace?. An NT flight and hotel package deal is ideal to visit the wonders of the Northern Territory and savings from a flight package to NT with Discover Australia can be used to purchase one of the amazing souvenirs available at the magnificent Uluru Visitor Centre.