Adventure Tours Australia – Northern Territory
Adventure Tours Australia – Northern Territory has small group tours from Darwin to the Red Centre, choose from camping safari and accommodated soft adventure tours and package travel deals, catering for the budget traveller as well as private group charters.
The NT is where the real outback is in Australia. It’s home to two of the great World Heritage Listed areas in the world – Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kakadu National Park. From desert country to tropical rainforest it’s a place of unique environments. Alice Springs and Darwin are the gateways for tours starting here.
Planning your travel
Adventure Tours Australia has a large number of tours and packages available to choose from.
To select the right tour or combination of tours, perhaps consider these relevant questions: How much time do you have?
Use the Travel Planner to schedule tours and connecting travel. What type of accommodation on tour best suits you?
Selecting the right tour to suit you
With each tour, you will find the use of icons to demonstrate the type of fitness required, the accommodation you will stay in and the vehicles you will travel in. These key features of the tour will help you understand what you can expect on tour.
Here are the icons and the sort of accommodation they typify:
While there are few age restrictions on our tours, general good health and a positive attitude are essential and we reserve the right not to carry persons that may endanger themselves or others whilst on tour.
|Hikes up to 5kms per day (basic fitness required)
|Hikes up to 6-8kms per day.
|Hikes up to 9kms or more per day. Tours graded with ‘3 Boots’ are only suitable for very fit people who enjoy basic bush camping and can hike 5-9kms a day over uneven terrain often in high temperatures.
|Only the 3-day Kakadu ‘Unleashed’ safari is rated 3 boots+. This is because of the demanding nature of the walks.
If you are intending on travelling on a tour or package that incorporates travel between Darwin and Broome (Western Australia) in either direction then please be aware of the below important fitness advisories relating to travel in that specific region.
The Darwin < > Broome 4WD tour has unique temperature, activity, and operational considerations not experienced elsewhere in Australia. Kimberley is one of the most isolated, remote places in the world.
This tour is suitable only for FIT AND ACTIVE people. Most people travelling on this trip are aged 18-50. It is not suitable for children under 16 years of age.
Adventure Tours reserves the right to assess the fitness capability of passengers prior to tour departure. The tour is not suitable for children. Due to the remote nature of the Kimberley region, we use bush camps with limited facilities on some nights.
If you are in doubt please read this detailed fitness and medical questionnaire about your abilities.
|Maximum 24 front-facing seats, air-conditioned vehicle
|4-Wheel Drive Truck
|16, 17 or 20 forward-facing seats, air-conditioned vehicle
|9 seat 4 Wheel Drive
|Side-facing seats, air-conditioned vehicle 9 seat
|45-seat bus, air-conditioned vehicle
Examples of camping accommodation used on tours:
Yulara (Uluru-Ayers Rock)
Kakadu National Park
Point Stuart Campground (near Kakadu)
Alice Springs to/from Darwin
|Rawnsley Park – SA upgrade accommodation Generally 2-3 star standard with private facilities
|The Haven backpackers hostel, Alice SpringsDorm or Twin/Double rooms with shared facilities
|Safari in Style – Deluxe campsite:
|Large permanent twin share tents with beds, pillows, linen, towels, fans, permanent cooking facilities, share showers and toilets.
|Permanently erected tents (multi-share), permanent cooking facilities and purpose-built fire pits, share showers and toilets.
|Tents must be erected by guide and passengers, share showers and toilets, and no cooking facilities except those carried in the vehicle.
|No facilities. Passengers sleep in swags (Aussie bedroll). The tour will stop along the way at road houses for clients to have a shower.