Northern Territory – Things to do

Northern Territory Attractions

Uluru, Northern Territory

Ayers Rock

The majestic Ayers Rock, also known as Uluru Rock, is located in the Red Centre, in the centre of Australia. It’s surrounded by the beautiful lands of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where you’ll find the country’s unique red dusty soil. This large sandstone rock stretches up to 350m and is a World Heritage Site.

Crocosaurus Cove

Crocosaurus Cove is located in the centre of Darwin, and is home to a huge variety of saltwater crocodiles. It’s one of the only places in the world where you can swim with these huge creatures, some of which weigh up to 800kg. Hop into a plexiglass tube and you will be lowered into the waters with the crocodiles. There is also a reptile house and a chance for children to learn about the animals.

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Learn more about the area and its origin in this fascinating museum, which can be found in the city of Darwin. Here you’ll find scientific exhibits, art galleries and cultural attractions, which can be seen alone or on a guided tour. Children will enjoy the games here, while you can also attend workshops for an in depth guide to the area.

Mindil Beach Sunset Market

Running from April to October, Mindil Beach Sunset Market features stalls selling everything from local wines to handicrafts created in the surrounding area. Pick up bargains on leather goods and handmade soaps, as well as clothing, gifts and trinkets. The food stalls include everything from crepes and souvlaki to kangaroo meat or sushi.