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.
The Tree Point Conservation Area is almost within snatch strap swinging distance of Darwin, and is a great spot for locals or interstate visitors to get out of town for a day, chill out and wet a line.
Perhaps the Territory’s most well known attraction, Kakadu National Park is an international tourism destination in its own right and a national treasure on the doorstep of all Darwinians.
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 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.