Tag: Northern Territory

Adventure

Road trip: Binns Track, NT

From the northern Simpson Desert’s vast expanse to Davenport NP’s rocky tracks and Gregory NP’s deep water-crossings, the Binns is a microcosm of the NT’s eternal appeal to visitors.

Destinations

Flight of fancy: Kakadu Bird Week

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.

AustroPalaeo

Busting a botanical myth

The NT’s Palm Valley was long thought to have been a surviving relict of Australia’s prehistoric rainforests, but we now know its trees arrived much more recently with Aboriginal horticulturalists.

Destinations

Red Centre road trip

Tackling Australia’s amazing Red Centre with a young child in tow might seem like a daunting task, but with a bit of planning and the right attitude it really is a trip that any family can enjoy.

Destinations

In pictures: 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.

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Rainbow bee eater

Rainbow bee eater (Merops ornatus) perched on a branch above the Injaidan rockhole in Iytwelepenty-Davenport Ranges National Park, Northern Territory.