Uluru Northern Territory

Welcome to Northern Territory

The Northern Territory occupies the top end of Australia and covers an area of 1.42 million km. Northern Territory’s outback includes the historic town of Alice Springs and one of Austalia’s icons – Uluru. Darwin is the capital of the Northern Territory.

The tourist regions of the Northern Territory are:

  • Darwin and surrounds
  • Alice Springs and surrounds
  • Uluru and surrounds
  • Kakadu and surrounds
  • Katherine and surrounds
  • Arnhem Land
  • Tennant Creek and Barkly Region

Getting into the Northern Territory

Domestic flights are operated by Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin to the Northern Territory.

The main airports are Darwin and Alice Springs.

Darwin Airport

Taxis

Taxis are available at the front of the terminal the average cost of the journey from Darwin airport to the CBD is between $25 – 35. A $4 exit toll is to be paid on exit.

Rideshare

Rideshares, Uber, Lyft, Ola, Didi are available in Darwin, Northern Territory. A $4 exit fee is to be paid on exit.

Private Transfers

You can pre-book a private transfer here

Public Buses

For more information on public buses to and from Darwin Airport click here

Alice Springs Airport

Alice Springs Airport is a 15-minute drive to the CBD (14 km).

Taxis are available from the front of the terminal. Taxis fares are around $45.

Bus transfers from Alice Springs to Uluru can be prebooked here.

Car Rental Northern Territory

Car rental can be booked at the airport or in the city centre. For the latest deals click here.

Campervan Hire Northern Territory

For the latest deals on campervan hire click here.

Northern Territory Accommodation

Our Northern Territory Accommodation Pages covers accommodation in the NT as well as hotel reviews.

Travel Insurance

We advise to take out travel insurance when you pay for deposits on cruises, tours, flights, activities and accommodation.

For details on latest travel insurance policies and pricing click here.

Weather

When is the best time to visit the Northern Territory?

The best time to visit is through the winter months from May to October.

Public Holidays

Holiday Date Holiday Type Area
New Year’s Day Saturday, 1 January 2022 Public NT Wide
New Year’s Day Additional Day Monday, 3 January 2022 Public NT Wide
Australia Day Wednesday, 26 January 2022 Public NT Wide
Good Friday Friday, 15 April 2022 Public NT Wide
Day following Good Friday Saturday, 16 April 2022 Public NT Wide
Easter Monday Monday, 18 April 2022 Public NT Wide
Anzac Day Monday, 25 April 2022 Public NT Wide
May Day Monday, 2 May 2022 Public NT Wide
Queen’s Birthday Monday, 13 June 2022 Public NT Wide
Picnic Day Monday, 1 August 2022 Public NT Wide
Christmas Eve* Saturday, 24 December 2022 Public NT Wide
Christmas Day* Sunday, 25 December 2022 Public NT Wide
Christmas Day Additional Day Monday, 26 December 2022 Public NT Wide
Boxing Day Holiday* Tuesday, 27 December 2022 Public NT Wide
New Year’s Eve (Part Day) Saturday, 31 December 2022 Public NT Wide