If you are starting to think about where you would like to go for your next holiday have a serious look at visiting the Northern Territory in Australia. This is one place where all the worlds best natural attractions are clustered together and complemented by top class accommodation. The city of Darwin lies in Australias far north and enjoys a superb tropical climate. Here is a place where the great Outback meets the Timor Sea and the result is spectacular. The Northern Territory has a wonderful and colorful history, and cultural background of its inhabitants is a legacy of its past history. Pearl diving, fishing, the local Aboriginal tribes, early explorers, The Second World War, and Australias mining booms have all played a part in its makeup.
There are so many things to do in the Northern Territory that it is nearly impossible to experience them all. Darwin has an international airport and is an excellent entry point if you are coming from overseas. From within Australia you can fly direct to Darwin, Alice Springs or Ayres Rock or if you are a train buff enjoy the ride from Adelaide in Australias south on the famous Ghan train. This will take you from Adelaide to Darwin via Alice Springs with side trips available to see Ayres Rock. This is a fantastic way to experience the vastness of the great Australian outback from the air conditioned comfort of your modern railcar. There are many other famous destinations that you must see. Kakadu National park is spectacular. Crocodile infested rivers flow below huge sandstone ramparts. Aboriginal rock art adorns the walls of caves and rocky overhangs and you never feel far from the history of Australias first inhabitants. Lichfield National Park has many similar points of interest and the waterfalls are amazing especially in the wet season. Fishing enthusiasts come from all over the world to battle with the legendary Barramundi and this is a great place to start a motor home or campervan holiday into Australia.
Accommodation in the Northern Territory and its surrounding area comes in all shapes and sizes. Here you will find everything ranging from top quality backpacker hostels right through to the most luxurious resorts that you can imagine. In Darwin itself, there is a wide range including a number of resorts and apartments clustered along the Esplanade. These are within easy walking distance of all the cities amenities. Such places as Mantra Pandanus Resort, Novotel Atrium Resort, The Palms Esplanade Resort, The Holiday Inn Darwin and the Darwin Airport Resort are some of the most sought after. In Alice Springs try the Alice Springs resort, Novotel Outback Alice Springs, Heavitree Gap Outback lodge or the Alice Springs Motor Inn. At Ayres Rock the Voyages company provides accommodation at all levels at Ayers Rock resort. This ranges from backpacker level at Voyages Outback Pioneer Hotel through The Lost Camel resort, Voyages Sails in the desert and the absolutely magnificent Longitude 131 resort
The Northern Territory has an international airport at Darwin and can be accessed from many overseas destinations. There are also many domestic flight options if you want to make the territory part of a full Australian holiday. You can include some of its other the countrys other iconic destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef and the Sydney Opera House in you travel itinerary. www.aunztravel.com.au has a wealth of holiday information for the traveler wanting to visit Australia and New Zealand including information on accommodation, attractions and transfers.