Northern Territory : Article

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What is Australia's most iconic site?

Jane E Fraser Which single icon says the most about Australia and what defines us?

Famous Flyer: Layne Beachley

Bronwyn McNulty Layne Beachley loves travel's scope for reinvention.


Get going: dreams can come true

BELINDA JACKSON Lie back on Daydream Island and save $180 on a four-night stay until April 30.


Get going: Cable Beach Resort

WA Pinctada

edited by BELINDA JACKSON Get away in February to Pinctada Cable Beach Resort in Broome and save $200.

Northern Territory

Our beating red heart

Tracey Spicer Uluru is an education, writes Tracey Spicer.


Famous Flyer: Reg Mombassa

Nina Karnikowski Artist Reg Mombassa talks desert camping and paper clip dramas.

Northern Territory

Adventures in Alice's wonderland

There's action aplenty, as Kerry van der Jagt discovers in our unofficial capital.


How to beat the queues at the world's busiest attractions

Paris Eiffel Tower queues

Julietta Jameson reveals how to beat the crowds for 20 major sights from the Taj Mahal to the Tower of London.

The Tripologist

Everyone asks: Where do I get a summer bargain?

Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory.

The Tripologist Take your mouse for a stroll to Flight Centre, Zuji, Webjet and Lastminute.


Frequent flyer: Rachel Perkins

Rachel Perkins

Jane Reddy My vote for best resort in Australia is Sails in the Desert at the Uluru-Kata-Tjuta National Park.

Mama Holiday

OK, so my son kissed a monkey on the lips


Tracey Spicer There's a moment in every traveller's life when you know you've gone too far.

Northern Territory

Caterpillar dreamscape

Jessie Gap

Andrew Bain explores the often overlooked yet culturally rich East MacDonnell Ranges.

Northern Territory

Twenty reasons to visit Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Lee Atkinson The colour and diversity of Alice Springs makes it a great place to explore. Lee Atkinson discovers the best of the outback centre.


Real middle Australia

Lee Atkinson finds her centre in the gravitational heart of the land.

The Backpacker

Climbing Uluru: it's more complicated than you think

World Heritage listed Uluru in Australia's Northern Territory.

The Backpacker It's difficult to justify banning people for religious reasons one day and then welcoming them back for a fee the next.

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Belinda Jackson scours Australia and the globe to discover top deals from Perth to La Paz.

Northern Territory

Legacy in the dust

Mt Sonder

After a tough trek along the Larapinta Trail, Andrew Bain enjoys the comforts of two very special new campsites.


Outback with a vengeance


Cheaper flights and a swag of new tour resorts and hotel makeovers are helping lure travellers back to central Australia, writes Lee Atkinson.

Northern Territory

Over the Top again

Nourlangie Rock

Curiosity and nostalgia lead Damien Murphy to revisit the epic landscapes and key towns of his childhood.

Northern Territory

Tracks in the heart

West Macs.

When you're in Alice Springs or staying near Uluru, there are great day trips to be taken, writes Lee Atkinson.