Posts in category

Northern Territory


Palya. This is the first word you’ll see when you step off the plane and into the Red Centre of Australia. Palya is the Anangu word for ‘good’, ‘OK’, ‘hello’, and ‘goodbye’, and you’ll hear it throughout your time in one of Australia’s oldest and most beautiful places. Here is my experience of spending 72 …

Spring has officially sprung and there’s no better time to recharge the batteries with a mini-break. We’ve crunched the numbers and analysed the predicted average accommodation daily rates over spring. And it’s good news! The figures revealed Aussies can save up to 30%* by taking a break over the next few months, rather than during …

Sick of frosty mornings, runny noses, and that one jerk on the train who won’t stop coughing on you? Yeah, me too. But it’s winter, so what are you going to do? I’ll tell you what you’re going to do. You’re going to ditch winter and run away to a tropical paradise. And you won’t …

By Darren PotterKids love to be adventurous, especially on holidays, but finding new places that can keep up with their energy becomes a challenge. One place you should be adding to the top of your holiday list is Darwin, and our Top End capital won’t disappoint you. The city has a great outdoor feel with …

By Darren Potter So you want to take the family on that great Aussie adventure? Well, the Northern Territory certainly packs a punch for adventure seekers but one of the ultimate experiences has to be a trip to Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. Here’s why: It’s very accessibleYes it’s rugged and it’s beautiful but the best is …

By Darren Potter There is nothing more satisfying on holidays than to claim some insta-fame amongst your friends, with that ‘wish you were here’ foodie find. If you’re heading to the NT, add these to your secret list and get ready for some friendly jealousy. Mindil Beach Markets Sunsets at these iconic markets are legendary, …

By Darren PotterOK, so you only have 24 hours in the Top End and you want an adventure experience, mixed with a high-quality outback stay….of course the NT can deliver that! First, you need to transform into the NT frame of mind, and what better way to start than with some jumping crocodiles (and hungry …

Australia is blessed with some truly spectacular national parks – and we know it! That’s why 84% of Aussies want to visit an Australian national park in 2017, according to our latest Wotif research*. But which one should you visit first? We surveyed more than 2000 Australian holidaymakers to find the top 10 national parks …

If Kakadu wasn’t on your list before, it will be now. We overheard Mark, one of Wotif Hotels experts, talking about how much he rated the NT after his trip to Kakadu and twisted his arm to share all of the details with with you! What was one of your favourite parts of the trip? …

We all say we’re going to do the Top End “one day”, but, really, what are we waiting for? With Darwin and Alice Springs only a 3-4hr flight away, and so many awesome deals, a Top End getaway has never been cheaper or easier. But if you want more convincing (or just want to do …