Koolpin Gorge (Jarrangbarnmi) – escape the crowds of Kakadu

Koolpin Gorge (Jarrangbarnmi) – escape the crowds of Kakadu

Koolpin Gorge is a great spot if you want to escape crowds in Kakadu National Park. To get there you have to obtain a camping/hiking permit and take a 4WD drive track. We returned to Kakadu after a few years after our trip around Australia, to explore Koolping Gorge as we missed it before. This time…

Barkly Roadhouse and Mount Isa Underground Hospital

Barkly Roadhouse and Mount Isa Underground Hospital

In the first part of our trip, after visiting Lawn Hill National Park, Seven Emu Station and Lorella Springs we were ready to go back, but this time we took a different route. Our plan was to visit Heartbreak Hotel, Barkly Roadhouse, Lake Moondarra and Mount Isa Underground Hospital. Read about Lawn Hill National Park…

Untouched Lorella Springs – Off-limits 4WD paradise

Untouched Lorella Springs – Off-limits 4WD paradise

One day we thought it was time to visit Northern Territory again and while looking for a place to stay, we discovered Lorella Springs Wilderness Park. The park is located far, 2900 km from Brisbane, but we were ready for the adventure.  We planned to see some other interesting places on the way like Winton,…

Seven Emu Station – best campsites in NT

Seven Emu Station – best campsites in NT

Seven Emu Station was part of our trip from Brisbane to Lorella Springs and a place where we learned a lot about outback stations and the bush. Read about our road trip to Emu Station from Brisbane. Seven Emu Station is a private outback cattle station and wildlife sanctuary owned by the Shadforth family. The…

Unforgettable Plenty Highway to Mount Isa

Unforgettable Plenty Highway to Mount Isa

We had had a really good rest in Alice Spring before we continued our longest Australia shortcut. Our plan was to hit Plenty Highway just 70 km north from Alice Springs and at the end turn left to Urandangi Road for a final stretch to Mount Isa. Preparing for a dirt again In the morning…

Stunning 6 km Kings Canyon Walk

Stunning 6 km Kings Canyon Walk

We arrived at Yulara caravan park in the early afternoon and tomorrow we wanted to do Kings Canyon walk. Yulara is a small town located outside Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The main purpose of this township is to serve tourists visiting Uluru and Kata Tjuta. An impressive Ayers Rock Resort provides all essential services to the visitors,…

Crossing Great Central Road with a 3 years old

Crossing Great Central Road with a 3 years old

The next day in the morning we left Leonora to hit the dirt again on Great Central Road. We refuelled the car and filled up four diesel canisters. We were a bit uncertain of what may happen on this road as it is not used by tourists much. Laverton – sleepy outback town Ahead of…

Northern Territory Travel Guide

Northern Territory Travel Guide

Basic information about Notrhern Territory Population: 245 980 People per square km: 0.15 Cows per square km: 1.3 Longest river: Victoria River – 560km Longest Road: Stuart Hwy ~ 2000km Most famous pub: Daily Waters Pub Highest Waterfall: Jim Jim falls Local Beer: NT Draught Biggest Towns: Darwin, Katherine, Alice Springs Northern Territory is the last…

Gunlom Falls and stunning rock pools

Gunlom Falls and stunning rock pools

Gunlom Falls, Kakadu at Night & chilling crocodile story The next day we were planning to leave Muirella and head to Gunlom Falls, which is located in the Mary River Kakadu region. Before I move to that story let me tell you about Kakadu at Night cruise and the crocodile attack story they told us…

Yellow Waters – breathtaking Kakadu wetlands

Yellow Waters – breathtaking Kakadu wetlands

Yellow Waters, Sandy Billabong and Nanguluwur Yellow Waters is located in the centre of Kakadu National Park. It is a must go and see destination for anyone visiting the park. It is famous for its vast wetlands that provide a home to birds, fish and saltwater crocodiles. We always compare Yellow Waters to Corroboree Billabong in…