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Journeys : Feb March 2012
Ever thought about visiting the Norther n Territory? Here are some travel ideas that show this region at its very best. Enjoy the best of the tropical Top End and vast Central Australia in a 12-day ultimate adventure. First, spend time exploring the city of Darwin, home to tropical flora and fauna, great fishing locations and spectacular sunsets. Cruise the harbour under sail, then commemorate Darwin’s participation in the Second World War with visits to iconic sites around the city and learn about the anti-aircraft gun sites and Catalina Flying Boat Base. Take a g uided walking tour through the city with a traditional owner of the land, and discover the story of Darwin from an indigenous perspective, hear ing the stories about traditional ways of life. Next is a guided tour through the her itage- listed Kakadu National Park, home to billabongs, crocodiles to watch from afar and breath-taking bird species. On a 4WD tour, you’ll venture into the heart of Kakadu, discovering lookouts and swimming holes at every turn and then you make your way over to the Cobourg Peninsula where a permanent coastal camp will be your home for the next few nights. Discover this relatively untouched Top End discoveries piece of the earth, obser ve wildlife and see historic sites such as Victor ia Settlement. Leaving Darwin, be spoiled as you recline in the luxury of your Gold cabin on The Ghan bound for Alice Springs. Pause in Katherine to be awed by the impressive gorge walls and the thousands of years of culture hidden within them. In Alice, enjoy discovering the pioneer ing history of the town, colonial buildings and wildlife. Then it’s time to discover the wonders of Kings Canyon, climbing to the top of this spectacular sandstone gorge to admire ama zing views. To customise your own Nor thern Territor y holiday, call RACT Travelworld on 1300 368 111 or visit your local branch. Hot air ballooning is a recent Red Centre experience – be one of the first to soar over the tranquil desert landscapes by balloon. At Ulur u, watch the evening colours unfold around you as you gaze upon a formation steeped in mystery and cultural belief. Next morning see Uluru by foot as you trek to the base as the sun rises. You’ll enjoy a delicious Outback picnic breakfast and hear the Dreamtime creation stories. February / March 2012 61
Apr May 2012