South Australia & Northern Territory - Darwin & the Top End (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Darwin & the Top End chapter from Lonely Planet’s South Australia & Northern Territory guidebook.

The Top End is frontier country. It feels wild out here; time spent exploring the region’s outer reaches will feel like exploring the Australia of childhood imaginings. Darwin itself is an intriguing place with a steamy, end-of-Australia feel, excellent markets, restaurants and galleries of Indigenous art.

  • experience wildlife, rock art and Aboriginal culture in Kakadu National Park, one of Australia’s premier parks
  • maps
  • plunge into a cascading, crystal-clear rock pool in the oasis-like Litchfield National Park
  • transport
  • tour the remote and hypnotically beautiful Arnhem Land, and draw near to Indigenous culture
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Darwin, Tiwi Island, Arnhem Highway, Berry Springs, Batchelor, Litchfield National Park, Daly River, Pine Creek, Kakadu National Park, Ubirr & Around, Jabiru, Nourlangie, Jim Jim Falls & Twin Falls, Cooinda & Yellow Water, Southwestern Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Cobourg Peninsula, Eastern Arnhem Land.

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