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​What’s the best place to stay in Darwin?

​What’s the best place to stay in Darwin?

Posted on 21 November, 2019 in Darwin

Darwin, the Northern Territory’s chilled out tropical capital city, is the ideal gateway to northern Australia’s most incredible travel destinations. Being a small but vibrant city, it also has loads to offer as a travel destination in its own right, particularly in the accommodation department. When choosing a place to stay in Darwin, you’ll need to know about the city’s different neighbourhoods, each offering their own distinctive vibe and selection of places to stay. Read on below about places to stay in Darwin, the perfect base to start and end your tours to Kakadu...

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Tips to avoid dehydration

Tips to avoid dehydration

Posted on 24 October, 2019 in

When you’re out and about in the harsh conditions of the Top End of Australia, it’s pretty easy to feel hot and bothered. Add to that a bout of dehydration and it will make you feel not only more uncomfortable; it can be dangerous to your health, and even fatal in extreme cases. Signs of dehydration include...

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​Yurmikmik Walks: a Kakadu wet season favourite

​Yurmikmik Walks: a Kakadu wet season favourite

Posted on 19 October, 2019 in Wet Season, Kakadu, Hiking

The four interconnected trails traversing Kakadu National Park’s southern Yurmikmik region are not for the faint-hearted, especially in the heat of the wet season. There is one shorter 30 minute walk but the rest are much longer and more difficult. Accessible all year ‘round, these trails are most enjoyable in the ​wet season when the creeks, plunge pools and waterfalls have been topped up by the tropical summer rains. So, if monsoon rainforest-lined paths, secluded swimming holes and woodland wildlife spotting sound good to you, read on to find out more about Yurmikmik Walks, which are possibly one of Kakadu’s best-kept secrets (and an essential part of any Kakadu wet season itinerary!)...

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​Local’s guide: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

​Local’s guide: Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

Posted on 06 October, 2019 in Darwin

The Mindil Beach Sunset Markets are an essential inclusion on any tour itinerary to the Northern Territory’s Top End. They’re Darwin’s biggest, brightest and busiest markets, set among the palm tree lined parklands adjacent to Mindil Beach. These open-air markets are the perfect...

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​Litchfield National Park’s Top Swimming Spots

​Litchfield National Park’s Top Swimming Spots

Posted on 26 September, 2019 in Litchfield, Waterfalls

A short one-and-a-half-hour drive from Darwin lies Litchfield National Park – an idyllic region to tour if you’re short on time but also want to experience the Northern Territory’s rugged beauty. It’s incredible to think that here, seemingly in the middle of nowhere, are a series of spring-fed cascades, tranquil rock pools and lofty waterfalls. Read on for our list of Litchfield’s most popular swimming spots, which are all easily accessible by short, gentle walking trails...

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