Here are a few Australian Outback destinations for an avid Outback traveller...
1. Kings Canyon, Northern Territory
300 kilometres away from Uluru, Kings Canyon is a part of the Watarrka National Park. The dense palm forest is home to many species of animals and plants. The trek to the top of the canyon is definitely tiring but the view is priceless.
2. The Kimberley, Western AustraliaThe Kimberley redefines adventure. It is one of the biggest draws of the Outback. Dramatic landscapes, majestic waterfalls, large stretches of wilderness, huge gorges, and a spectacular coastline – the Kimberley is Australia’s most riveting outback destination.
3. Uluru, Northern TerritoryOnly a few hours away from Sydney, Uluru is regarded as the spiritual heart of the country. The unique desert topography is surreal. Take a helicopter ride or a hot air balloon ride, or ride a motorcycle across the desert; there are plethora of activities that will bring out the adventurer in you.
4. Tennant Creek, Northern TerritoryThis is the fifth largest town in the Northern Territory of Australia. The famous and most visited site, the Devil’s Marbles is located 100 kilometres south of Tennant Creek. The boulders look absolutely stunning at sunrise and sunset, so make sure to stay overnight.
5. Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory
A three-hour drive from Darwin will get you to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Admire the 50,000-year-old rock art galleries, see the flora and fauna of the wetlands of Yellow Water Creek, and don’t forget to visit the Jim Jim Falls and the Twin Falls.