If you’re looking for cultural experiences, the Top End region in the far north of Northern Territory, Australia, is one of the best areas in the world to find them. Two such areas in the Top End are Kakadu National Park, home to the world’s oldest living culture, and Nitmiluk Gorge, where more aboriginal rock art can be found than anywhere else in Australia.
An Australian adventure in Western Australia isn’t an Australian adventure unless you experience Rottnest Island, Perth’s very own getaway island. Home to Australia’s cutest marsupial, the friendly quokka, this car-free island, can be explored on foot, bike or boat.
Be sure to add the Kimberley in Western Australia to your bucket list if you’re planning an Australian adventure. This diverse region, abundant in wildlife, vast canyons, freshwater swimming holes and outback stations, is easily accessed from Broome via a direct flight from Perth throughout the year, as well as Sydney and Melbourne in high season.
Travelling on the Ghan from Adelaide, South Australia to Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, is said to be one of the world’s greatest train journeys. A journey of 2979 km that takes just over two days, the Ghan stops at Alice Springs, Australia’s most central town, roughly halfway between Adelaide and Darwin, and Katherine before arriving at the Northern Territory Capital.
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A guided self-drive tour – or self-drive for short – is a great way to see and experience a new destination. There are many reasons why some people choose to explore countries and even continents this way. But is a self-drive right for you?