At first, it was red dirt, the humming hulk of Uluru, the strange mystery of Kata Tjuta, or the Devil’s Marbles, of a place that seemed to be a temporal cul-de-sac, a sanguine stream of unconsciousness where spacetime seemed sluggish…
250 clicks south of Darwin and just 115km from the regional town of Katherine, a weekend trip to Umbrawarra is well within range of most Territorians.
Access to Butterfly Gorge and nearby Tjuwaliyn Hot Springs Park is via the Old Stuart Highway Scenic Route from Darwin.
Get up close and personal with the Adelaide River’s wild saltwater crocs with Spectacular Crocodile Cruises.
Tangle with plus size barramundi, threadfin salmon, mangrove jack and more in Darwin’s local waters with an experienced local guide putting you right on the action.
Elsey National Park conjures up romantic images of wide-open planes and real life outback. Surprisingly, it’s located just 115km to the east of Katherine and well within range of a weekend sojourn out of Darwin.