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Category Northern Territory

Field of Light Uluru by Bruce Munro

Last week I was fortunate enough to be part of the Media launch for the Bruce Munro Field of Light. We boarded the coach at 5am bound for a unique desert destination. Our Driver Guide gave us a brief welcome and introduction, but also kept us in a certain amount of suspense. We ventured down a short...

Brett Holmes, Day Tours Manager, AAT Kings Posted: 1 August 2016

Experiencing the red beating heart of Australia, The Red Centre

by guest blogger Dan Mullins, radio presenter of ‘The Bush Telegraph’ on Alan Jones’ Breakfast Show on 2GB 873AM I was lucky enough this week to embark on the trip of a lifetime. I travelled to Uluru and the Red Centre thanks to our friends at AAT Kings. You can’t really do justice to the landscape ...

Dan Mullins, Guest Blogger Posted: 19 June 2015

Family Holiday in Uluru

When it comes to planning the perfect family holiday the options are endless. Do we go overseas or stay locally? Will it be suitable for my children? Is it safe and will they enjoy it? All these questions plus more are asked. My family was very fortunate to travel to Uluru and experience some of the...

Jody Grossfeldt, AAT Kings Regional Day Tours Manager Posted: 9 September 2015

A memorable trip to the Top End

June and July in Melbourne are cold! It was great to break away from the temperatures where going outside is no fun and experience a three day escape and adventure to the very Top End of Australia! Darwin, Litchfield National Park and Kakadu National Park was amazing, partially because the average t...

Darren James, Radio Presenter for Melbourne’s 3AW 693AM Posted: 22 July 2015

Exploring the waterfalls of the Top End!

The sun was burning, the humidity was extreme and we’d been driving for an hour and a half. We hopped off the coach, eager to climb down the 150 stairs that would lead us to Florence Falls. After a quick pit stop at the viewing platform to catch our first glimpse of the two cascading waterfalls, we ...

Ash Fanning, Creator of Travel into Living Posted: 2 August 2016

Australia's Many Rock Formations - What They Are And How To See Them

When it comes to spectacular rock formations, Australia rocks. Our unique outback is home to some truly breathtaking natural wonders that have been shaped and sculpted over millions of years – a solid reminder of the earth’s great history. From the sand-plenty plains of the Northern Territory to the...

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Uluru Sunrise & Field of Light

Never has an early morning start been more rewarding. The silent morning air that encompasses the desert landscape of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is filled with gasps and amazed ‘ooohs’ and ‘aaahhs’ as the first group to wander through the desert paths are met by four acres of flowing fibre optic...

Laura Vitucci for AAT Kings Posted: 27 February 2019

Dry Season in the Top End

It is hard to believe that the Red Centre and Top End of Australia are in the same territory, considering the complete contrast in climate, landscape and lifestyle. While the Red Centre is known for its semi-arid desert environment and iconic red dirt, the Top End is warm year-round, and its tropica...

Laura Vitucci for AAT Kings Posted: 9 July 2019

Wet Season in the Top End

Travelling to the Top End in the wet season is the perfect opportunity to rediscover the region in a whole new light and marvel at the dramatic contrasts of our magical country. The Top End’s Wet Season runs from November to April and is the ultimate off-peak affordable holiday. As the calendar roll...

Laura Vitucci for AAT Kings Posted: 9 July 2019

Wildlife of Kakadu National Park

Travel to the heart of Australia’s Top End and you will find what can only be described as a natural paradise. World Heritage listed for its breathtaking landscape, flourishing wildlife and Aboriginal cultural significance, Kakadu National Park is a dream location for those who love the outdoors. Lo...

Laura Vitucci for AAT Kings Posted: 26 September 2019

The Best Sunset Viewpoints from Around the World

As a young backpacker, I was lucky enough to travel to the southern tip of India. One evening, I had the chance to watch the sunset from the beach overlooking the ocean. It was one of the most memorable moments of all my travel experiences. Ever since, I’ve sought out some of the most beautiful loca...

AAT Kings Posted: 9 December 2019

Incredible Uluru Facts You Need To Know Before You Go

Visiting Uluru is a rite of passage for all that live in or are visiting Australia. The sheer size of the monolith is awe-inspiring and the mystery that surrounds its origins add to the magic of the site. However, learning about how the rock came to be from a scientific perspective and diving into t...

AAT Kings Posted: 13 January 2020

5 UNESCO Heritage Sites

You may have heard of, studied or even visited some fantastic heritage sites when traveling. From Edinburgh Castle to Uluru in Australia, there are over 1092 UNESCO heritage sites globally. They get split into different categories; natural, cultural or mixed. Many of these UNESCO sites are incredibl...

AAT Kings Posted: 29 January 2020

Beautiful national parks across Australia and New Zealand

When it comes to the natural world, the Australasian continent is one of the most fascinating and diverse places on the planet. With a huge range of climates, landscapes and ecosystems packed into such a (relatively!) small area, it's almost impossible to run out of beautiful places to explore. From...

AAT Kings Posted: 3 February 2020

The world’s best art installations

You don’t need to venture far from Australia to find some of the world’s best art. Just like at icons like the Sydney Opera House, or modern hubs like the street art-covered backstreets of Melbourne. When you’re on your travels, you’d be mad not to make time to view some of the world’s most impressi...

AAT Kings Posted: 16 March 2020