Classic Alice Springs
Stunning gorges, wild desert animals and a wacky bottomless boat race are some of the wonderful and weird sights in Alice Springs. Here are 10 places to visit and things to do in Alice Springs. Alice Springs is the closest city to one of the most famous Australian landmarks of all...
Darwin's evolution
Darwin is re-inventing itself as a tropical city with a cool vibe. It's also the gateway to the fascinating Tiwi Islands. Darwin Most Australians think of Darwin as a colourful and relaxed tropical city. But few realise how modern the city actually is. A pedestrian bridge connects the Darwin...
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Yellow water cruise

We were in Darwin to catch up with Tony's old friend John Ostara of IndoPacific Marine Education Discovery Centre. Tony planned to also do a local dive with John even though no-one in their right mind dives in Darwin, there isn't even a local dive shop. Crocodiles have terrified...
northern territory tourism
The waters of Australia’s Northern Territory are abundant with sport fish and reef fish such as giant trevally, red emperor and Spanish mackerel but it’s the barramundi fishing that is a magnet for serious anglers. In the Northern Territory, you’ll find barramundi lurking in tidal rivers, estuaries and freshwater billabongs....
l'austral ponant ship
I have a hermit crab for company and a volcano erupting in the background. I have just strolled from one tiny island to the other on the sandbar that links them and is now fast disappearing under the rising tide. Blue skies and brilliant sunshine, it is hard to...
what to do in darwin
Have you ever thought about jumping into the water and swimming with crocodiles? There are around 140,000 saltwater crocodiles in Australia and 80,000 of them are in the Northern Territory. Yes, you did just read that and yes, it is true, swimming or diving with crocodiles is an experience...