Located in the Finke River Gorge, the campsite at Boggy Hole is the gateway to exploring the whole Finke Gorge National Park. There’s a permanent billabong located right by the campground, which is perfect for a cool dip after a morning on the tracks.
The West Macs are a touch far afield for metro Darwinians but perfect daytrip fodder for Alice Springs residents or visitors to the area. There’s no shortage of stunning distractions on offer for sightseers, with dramatic gorges, ancient Aboriginal sites, sublime lookouts and hiking trails all part of a day’s adventure.
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.