Northern Territory, Australia - NT
The Northern Territory is a federal territory located in the central north of Australia. It has borders with Queensland to the east, Western Australia to the west and South Australia to the south. Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory. The climate changes within the Northern Territory are different from top to bottom. The northern area is mainly tropical and monsoonal while the southern area is semi-arid, dry and very hot. The main industries in the Northern Territory are mining and tourism and farming, mainly cattle. The Northern Territory has many renowned tourist destinations like Kakadu, Ayers Rock and the Olgas. All of these places have major tourist and holiday accommodation places.
Vast areas of the Northern Territory are protected by World Heritage sites, National Parks or Wildlife Reserves, Nature and Fauna Reserves etc. There are many wilderness areas in the Northern Territory, some very remote and only accessible during the dry seasons. There are many tourist destinations around the Northern Territory like Katherine and the Katherine Gorge area with family holiday resort and hotel motel accommodation sites, Tennant Creek with tourist holiday accommodation places, also Daly Waters and Pine Creek with tourist holiday accommodation and daily tours around local landmark attractions.
Throughout the Northern Territory coastline small towns and beach villages have tourist holiday accommodation sites along with local tours and site seeing trips. Many people travel to the Northern territory to go on fishing and hunting trips. The main rivers for fishing trips are the Daly River, Alligator River and McArthur River. Some river systems only have water in the rainy seasons. The Todd River near Alice Springs seldom has running water. Eco friendly accommodation places along with health and fitness retreats with luxury holiday accommodation are common in the Northern Territory. All around the Northern Territory are wilderness sites, secluded beaches, truck stops and van parks with holiday, travel and tourist accommodation.