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Alice Springs Town | Alice Springs

Claimed to be a tourist's paradise, with an ideal winter climate, the town is well planned and the accommodation first rate. The town of Alice Springs straddles the usually dry Todd River on the northern side of the MacDonnell Ranges. The region where Alice Springs is located is known as Central Australia. Because of its central location and its nearby red-coloured rock-formations and the red-sa...

Darwin City | Darwin

Darwin is the northern gateway to Australia, and one of the romantic names associated with Australian history, both past and present. Named after the famous naturalist, Charles Darwin, who visited the area early in the 19th century, the site was selected by George Goyder, Surveyor General of South Australia in 1869. The year 1872 saw the overland telegraph line of 2,000 kms completed, linking Darw...

Katherine Town | Katherine

Katherine is one of the largest towns in the Northern Territory. Located 320km south of the Darwin, the Town rests on the banks of the Katherine River. The Katherine Town Council is an established residential township with a commercial area and rural areas on the outskirts of the town. The original inhabitants of the town were the Jawoyn and Dagomen Aboriginal people. European settlement of the a...

Mataranka Town | Katherine

Mataranka is small township in the Northern Territory about 106 kms south-east of Katherine along the Stuart Highway. The main attraction in the Mataranka region is Elsey National Park, eight kilometres from Mataranka, has a number of springs and 'tufa' dams. Elsey National Park incorporates the Thermal Pool and areas along the Roper River. Within the Park are pleasant riverbank walks through po...

Tennant Creek Town | Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory. The Town is the fifth largest town in the state; located on the Stuart Highway, just south of the intersection with the western terminus of the Barkly Highway. Tennant Creek is approximately 1000 kms south of the territory capital, Darwin, and 500 kms north of Alice Springs. The town is named after a nearby watercourse of the same name. ...