Northern Territory

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Bitter Springs, Northern Territory - image Adams Family Travels
Caravan Parks

Caravan parks and a natural hot tub at Bitter Springs, Northern Territory

Camps Ambassadors Dale and Tracey enjoyed a hot soak in the Northern Territory recently! Bitter Springs is definitely one of our favourite hot springs. Set amongst the palm trees in the Elsey National Park, you hop in the thermal spring creek and float down with the current for about 15 minutes til you get to another set of steps, where you hop out and walk back to the start and do it all again. You can see from their video how glorious the water is! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3rL7xBvaZI The crystal clear, 32 degree temperature of the water lets you see freshwater turtles if

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KCT Guluyambi Boat East Alligator - Image by Kakadu Cultural Tours
Immerse Yourself In Nature

Cruise the East Alligator River, Kakadu, Northern Territory

How beautiful is this? No wonder my mum rated the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise as her favourite day out on her recent Broome to Kakadu trip. As you cruise upstream, the East Alligator River divides the country, with Kakadu National Park on one side and Arnhem Land on the other. Step foot on Arnhem Land and check out the traditional hunting and gathering implements. And you can count crocs! Check out those views of this heritage listed land! What a beautiful part of the world – and not often seen when you visit Kakadu National Park. Mum especially loved how personal the tour was

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Stingray Head, Northern Territory - image Allards.Across.Oz
Destinations

NEW FREE CAMP LISTING: Stingray Head, Northern Territory

Stingray Head, Northern Territory – image Allards.Across.Oz Update: Closing Sept 10, 2022. Due to liability issues for the station. It is still open for day use and fishing.  Free, pet friendly and beachfront camping! This camp area 10 km S of Dundee Beach, another amazing free camping location, on the cliff’s edge! Look out for crocodiles, sharks and dolphins. Fires are not allowed, and there are absolutely no facilities.  Stingray Head, Northern Territory – image Allards.Across.Oz This site is accessed via 4WD through private property at Finniss River Station. There are two track options through the station – one is

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Tjaebata Falls Litchfield NP NT
Bucket List

Top attractions at Northern Territory’s Litchfield National Park – without a 4WD

Wangi Falls Litchfield NP NT Our new Tik Tok page has gone VIRAL this week, and do you know why? It was thanks to our recent visit to amazing Litchfield National Park, near Darwin, in the Top End of Northern Territory.  This is an ancient land, important to Koongurrukun, Mak Mak Marranunggu, Werat and Warray Aboriginal people. It doesn’t matter if you are travelling with your family, or with mates – these are our must  see and dos, and you don’t need a 4WD!  Magnetic Termite Mounds Litchfield NP NT Magnetic Termite Mounds  The first thing you will see driving from Batchelor

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Leanyer Rec Park
Family Friendly Fun

FREE waterslides and fun in Darwin, Northern Territory

Leanyer Rec Park One thing we really appreciated in Darwin, NT was the free water slides and fun! They are all croc and shark free – and no chance of jellyfish. Here’s some places to slide, splash and swim that won’t cost you a cent! Leanyer Rec Park Waterslides, waterpark and a pool! I just love waterslides. The pain of stair climbing fades away in anticipation of the next slide down. They are 14m tall and over 100m long! There was also a big bucket… Wait for it… Then the pool itself was big and beautiful.  As well as a swimming and

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CAMPS at Ayers Rock Resort
Bucket List

Camp at the Red Centre: Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory

CAMPS at Ayers Rock Resort As a caravan park, Ayers Rock Resort at Yulara, NT has all you need. It is pet friendly, has room for Big Rigs, amenities, laundry, camp kitchen, playground, pool and shade of the desert oaks. We loved the hill – where you see “The Rock“, and can toast the excitement of being so close to Uluru and Kata Tjuta. It is pricey, but this is the only option so close to Uluru for camping, and you do want to book in advance. You do have access to the resort restaurants and bars, shops, galleries, information

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Chambers Pillar, Northern Territory
Budget Campsite

Chambers Pillar: MUST SEE and 4WD budget camp, Northern Territory

Not just a camp area, this historical reserve is 160 km south of Alice Springs and is dominated by a 50m high sandstone pillar. At sunrise and sunset, the red and orange in the rock are impressive over the Simpson Desert plain. There are short walks so you can explore, take photos and local wildlife. Castle Rock, Northern Territory The local Aboriginal people believe that the pillar is the gecko ancestor Itirkawara. He and his wife were banished – turning into rock, his wife is Castle Rock, 500 metres north east. Also check out historical markers – John MacDouall Stuart

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CMCA Sundance Farm
Camping

New CMCA Park, Batchelor, Northern Territory

It is always good news to add another CMCA park to our listings! The latest addition to the CMCA family is located in Batchelor, NT at Sundance Farm.  It offers stays for self contained vehicles only,  a dump point, drinking water, nice flat sites, and secure parking. There’s a custodian on site and don’t forget discounted rates for CMCA members. You are welcome to stay a maximum of 14 days, definitely book ahead, as the gates are locked at 9pm nightly with after hours access by arrangement. The sites are large and level, there’s a happy shelter and a communal

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Curtin Springs - image Dian Maney
Destinations

Camp at a Cattle Station and Wayside Inn at Curtin Springs, Northern Territory

Curtin Springs – image Dian Maney Curtin Springs is a special part of Australia, owned by a family who have made this remote place their home.  Unpowered sites are free, and there is a fee for shower/facilities and powered sites. It is pet friendly, caters for big rigs through to tents.  With over a million acres of land, Curtin Springs includes a cattle station, handmade paper production, guided walks, and Wayside Inn that provides accommodation, campground, fuel, store and meals. Powered sites are limited so ensure you call ahead, but unpowered sites are unallocated and require no booking. Unpowered sites are

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