Australian Geographic Adventure
Wanna get wild? Head to the NT, one of the world’s great adventure playgrounds. From hiking and camping in the desert sands of the Red Centre, to exploring the ‘Lost World’ that is the tropical Top End, the NT is jam-packed with excitement. It’s a long way for most of us, so now is the perfect time to start planning that big Territory escape!
Ever wanted to travel to Kakadu? Well, now you can do it from your lounge room with Google Street View.
Australian Geographic Editor-in-Chief travels to the Northern Territory to experience the very best of the Top End.
Home to more than one-third of Australia’s avian species, Kakadu National Park is a bird-lover’s paradise, and Kakadu Bird Week is now attracting an annual migration of twitchers to this Top End treasure.
Dawn breaks on Yellow Water Billabong in Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory.
Sunrise bird-watching cruise on Yellow Water Billabong during Kakadu Bird Week 2016.
In October 2016, Australian Geographic travelled to the Top End for Kakadu Bird Week, when twitchers from around Australia flock to this bird-watching paradise – home to a third of the country’s bird species – for a specialised program of bird-watching tours and activities.
Read more about Kakadu Bird Week 2016 in AG#136, out now.
Sandstone pandanus (Pandanus basedowii), Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory.
Cane toads all but wiped them out, but quolls are now being returned to the landscape with the skills to survive.
The list of adventures to take on in this country is probably endless – but here’s five we reckon you have to experience before kicking the proverbial bucket.