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April
2016

Quick Facts About Saltwater Crocodiles

The Saltwater Crocodile in Australia’s Northern Territory is the largest reptile in the world, and has remained one of the deadliest predators for more than 100 million years. Found across the wetlands and areas in north Australia, including Kakadu, Broome, and the top end of the Northern Territory, these magnificent beasts can reach a whopping 7m in length, though most adult males come in at around 5m. There are thought to be around 200,000 Saltwater Crocodiles in Australia, with the most found in the areas surrounding Darwin and the Mary River. Over the years, they have been hunted for their […]

   
  
18
March
2016

The Impressive Rock Art at Nourlangie

Kakadu National Park in Northern Australia is a hub of history and nature. Sprawling out in a flurry of greenery, ancient walkways, and incredible views, it is best known for its collection of rock art, which spans back 20,000 years or more. Throughout the park, there is the opportunity to get up close and personal with centuries-old creative works that are etched on crumbling shelters and soaring rock formations. They each document a different story or era in Aboriginal life, showcasing the evolution of humans and the world around them. Not only that, but they are thought to be one […]

   
  
29
February
2016

Kick Back and Relax at Buley Rockholes

About an hour and a half outside of Darwin, the Litchfield National Park harbours one of the best swimming spots in the Northern Territory. Buley Rockholes are a firm favourite for both locals and tourists thanks to the collection of cascading rock pools. When the weather is nice, people pack up their cars and head to the rocks to kick back, relax, and soak up the sunshine. It certainly helps that the surrounding scenery is just as picturesque, with lush forests, mesmerising waterfalls, and charming hiking routes. There is a selection of deep plunge pools perfect for swimming and splashing […]

   
  
18
February
2016

Kakadu National Park

Covering around 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu National Park is a living, breathing reminder of the region’s Aboriginal past. Many of the customs and traditions of Kakadu’s history are preserved through centuries-old rock art and an ancient landscape that’s both breath-taking and fascinating. Boasting a spectacular selection of wildlife, including native tree, plant, and animal species, and clutching an array of unique scenes, Kakadu National Park is ideal for travellers on the hunt for a hike, or just looking to gape at some of Australia’s best-loved landscapes. Within the confines of the park, visitors can cruise down billabongs, get up close […]

   
  
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