Short Breaks in The Top End, Northern Territory (10)

Touring the top end is an absolute must if you’re looking for a truly ‘Australian’ experience in the land down under. The region’s largest city, and capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin, is warm year-round and its tropical climate will lull you into relaxation no matter when you go.
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Touring the top end is an absolute must if you’re looking for a truly ‘Australian’ experience in the land down under. The region’s largest city, and capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin, is warm year-round and its tropical climate will lull you into relaxation no matter when you go.
The region also boasts a lot of history, right the way through from its involvement in World War II to the devastation caused by Cyclone Tracey. Visiting the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, the Darwin Military Museum and the historic WWII bunkers in Charles Darwin National Park are all awesome ways to get the full experience. But if sightseeing is more your thing, why not take a day trip to Litchfield National Park and see the incredible termite mounds, rainforests and waterfalls – you can even go for a swim!
Along with dozens of other things, the top end also gives you the opportunity to tour World Heritage listed Kakadu, which is the largest national park in Australia and home to one third of Australia’s bird species and other wildlife. South of Darwin you could take a day to visit Katherine, the third largest town in the Northern Territory and a place that is fondly known as ‘where the outback meets the tropics’.

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Kakadu & Tiwi Islands Explorer

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$950
kakadu national park escarpment DG55 preview

Tropical Top End (Nov-Apr)

4 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$902
katherine gorge DG45 preview

Tropical Top End (May-Oct)

4 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$1167
Preview Ubirr

Kakadu, Arnhem Land & Gunlom Falls Adventure

4 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$1356
katherine gorge DG52 preview

Kakadu & Katherine Gorge (Nov-Apr)

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$805
kakadu ubirr DG42 preview

Kakadu & Katherine Gorge (May-Oct)

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$934
kakadu national park escarpment DK70 preview

Kakadu & Arnhem Land Explorer

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$1022
litchfield florence falls DK48 preview

Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$884
darwin yellow water billabong DK50 preview

Kakadu & Arnhem Land

2 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$748
kakadu yellow water billabong DK40 preview

Kakadu & East Alligator River

2 Day Short Break | Darwin Return
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$642

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