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.
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.
Rideshares, Uber, Lyft, Ola, Didi are available in Darwin, Northern Territory. A $4 exit fee is to be paid on exit.
You can pre-book a private transfer here
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.
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.
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 2023
|New Year’s Day||Sun 1 January||Public||NT Wide|
|New Year’s Day Additional Day||Mon 2 January||Public||NT Wide|
|Australia Day||Thurs 26 January||Public||NT Wide|
|Good Friday||Friday 07 April||Public||NT Wide|
|Day following Good Friday||Sat 8 April||Public||NT Wide|
|Easter Monday||Mon 10 April||Public||NT Wide|
|Anzac Day||Tue 25 April||Public||NT Wide|
|May Day||Mon 1 May||Public||NT Wide|
|Queen’s Birthday||Mon, 12 June||Public||NT Wide|
|Picnic Day||Mon 7 August||Public||NT Wide|
|Christmas Eve*||Sun 24 December||Public||NT Wide|
|Christmas Day*||Mon 25 December||Public||NT Wide|
|Boxing Day||Tues 26 December||Public||NT Wide|