Elsey National Park is a top tier Top End attraction, and at 400km southeast of Darwin, and just 115km from Katherine, is accessible for most Territorians.
Barely an hour out of Darwin, Litchfield National Park is famous for its signature monolithic termite mounds, Triassic flora, ritual grassfires and hidden oases.
The Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park is located 30km out of the regional centre of Katherine and protects a 1500-hectare stretch of spectacular rocky wilderness. The park is home to some of the Territory’s most spectacular limestone formations and is a must-see attraction for visitors.
350 clicks northeast of Darwin, the Cobourg Peninsula is ensconced within the magnificent Garig Gunak Barlu National Park.
The renowned barramundi fishing operation Shady Camp is located within the Mary River National Park, under 200km east of Darwin and well within range of a daytrip from the state capital.
Umbrawarra Nature Park protects the stunning gorge and is located 245km from Darwin, with access via the Stuart Highway.