Northern Territory

Edith Falls

Experience : Edith Falls (Leliyn)

June 11th 2014

  A part of Nitmiluk National Park, the turn off for Edith Falls is only 46km north of Katherine and is a must-see destination and a great place to camp for the night or week.   At only $10 per …

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Pine Creek

Town Profile : Pine Creek

June 8th 2014

  Pine Creek was named by Sidney Herbert, a bloke who worked on the Overland Telegraph Line.  It was during the construction of this telegraph line that workers discovered gold, and thus the gold rush of 1871 began!  Pine Creek’s …

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Robin Falls

Experience : Robin Falls

June 2nd 2014

  You’ll find Robin Falls if you take Dorat Road from Adelaide River.  It’s a beautiful little spot that offers free camping with lush surroundings.  It’s a short walk to the cascading waterfall, which falls into a little pool before …

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CROCOPILE! - Crocosaurus Cove

Our Time in Darwin

May 31st 2014

  When we arrived in Darwin in June 2013, we were only supposed to stay for 2 months.  The plan was to get some work, earn some money, and be on our merry way towards the red centre before the …

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Gregory Tree

Experience : Gregory National Park & Victoria River

May 27th 2014

  Gregory National Park is one of the largest national parks in the Northern Territory, covering about 13,000 square kilometres of area.  To gain awareness of the park’s unique cultural heritage, the traditional owners have requested that it be called …

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Miners Lookout and Park While we were in town, we also checked out the Miners Lookout and Miners Park, and learnt about

Experience : Kakadu National Park – Part 2

May 23rd 2014

Continued from Experience : Kakadu National Park – Part 1…   DAY 4 Bukbukluk Lookout We got up early to check out Bukbukluk Lookout at sunrise.  It was a nice little lookout, and we later found out that bukbuk means …

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Kakadu National Park

Experience : Kakadu National Park – Part 1

May 21st 2014

  We said goodbye to Darwin after an 11 month stay and headed to our first destination – Kakadu National Park.  We were really excited to see the waterfalls and billabongs and couldn’t wait to get our boots dirty on …

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The Big Boxing Crocodile, Humpty Doo NT

May 19th 2014

    Located just outside the United fuel station on the Arnhem Highway, the Big Boxing Crocodile stands 6 meters tall and makes reference to the crocodile population of Darwin and the surrounding area.   It was supplied by a guy …

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Dragonfly - Litchfield National Park

Experience : Litchfield National Park

May 16th 2014

Our mates from Melbourne had flown up for a few days so we put aside a day to visit Litchfield National Park.  It’s about 100km south of Darwin and while it’s accessible all year round due to the sealed road, …

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$100 Day

$100 Day : Darwin

May 14th 2014

Because we were in Darwin for so long, we figured we’d suss out as much as we could and construct an ideal $100 day.  Also, because of the two seasons, we figured it’d be best to put together TWO $100 …

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Hanuman

Eating Out : Hanuman, Darwin NT

May 12th 2014

  During our final week in Darwin, we organised to go to Darwin’s most highly rated #1 restaurant (according to Urbanspoon) with some good friends that we made while we were here.  Surprisingly enough, the best restaurant in Darwin isn’t …

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Darwin YHA

Darwin YHA

May 8th 2014

  Located only a few hundred metres away from the heart of Darwin’s nightlife, Darwin YHA gives you the convenience and affordability of an inner city hostel while still providing a quite place to rest your head.   Unlike the …

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History : Darwin Military Museum

April 22nd 2014

We heard a rumor that the Land Rover 110 that army Major Les Hiddins drove in the famous TV series The Bush Tucker Man had been handed over to the Darwin Military Museum and was on display.  While we originally …

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