A new month full of adventures! 🥾
It’s time to shine a light on some of the intrepid northerners who have been out there exploring and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible for April, 2023. Every month, we’ll be featuring a new set of Norther explorers who have been out there charting new territory, discovering hidden gems, and generally having a blast while doing it. Let’s catch up with this month’s (April) explorers.
2. Elsey National Park
If you’re looking for a dreamy escape, then you must visit Elsey National Park! As you approach the park, you’ll be in awe of the crystal clear pools that are just waiting to be explored. Imagine the feeling of gliding through the water, surrounded by the beauty of nature – it’s the perfect way to relax! Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer or just looking to take a dip, you’ll find something to suit your needs at Elsey National Park. So, if you’re looking for a dreamy getaway, then make sure to check out Elsey National Park and experience the beauty of its crystal clear pools!. Like Arden’s post here.
3. Groote Eylandt
It’s hard to put into words how incredible the views at Groote Eylandt are. From the rocky cliffs to the crystal clear waters, you get the sense of being in a place that time forgot. The sunsets are mesmerising and it’s easy to get lost in the vibrant colors of the sky. It’s no wonder why so many people come to visit Groote Eylandt each year! The wildlife here is also amazing and it’s not uncommon to spot a variety of birds flying high above the waters. With all of the natural beauty, it’s no wonder why this place is so special. From the stunning views to the vibrant wildlife, Groote Eylandt is truly a remarkable place that will take your breath away.g. Like Nick’s post here.
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4. West MacDonnell National Park
The West MacDonnell National Park is a stunningly beautiful place to explore. Its majestic, rugged landscape is filled with gorges, waterholes, and native wildlife. You can take in the awe-inspiring views of the MacDonnell Ranges and its many natural wonders – from the majestic Ormiston Gorge to the stunning Simpsons Gap. There’s plenty to explore, from the majestic red cliffs of the West MacDonnell Ranges to the lush vegetation and wildlife of the nearby Finke Gorge. It’s a place of peace and tranquility, where you can take in the stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains and desert. You can take a peaceful walk along the Larapinta Trail, or go on a wildlife safari to spot some of the park’s native animals. With its vast open spaces and its unique landscape, West MacDonnell National Park is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to explore the beauty of the Australian Outback. Like this beautiful family’s post here.
5. Watarrka National Park
If you’re looking for an adventure, Watarrka National Park is the place for you! Not only are you surrounded by the stunning beauty of the Australian Outback, but you can experience the thrill of exploring this vast and diverse landscape. From the towering red rock walls of Kings Canyon to the sacred Aboriginal sites, Watarrka National Park is a must-see destination for anyone looking for a unique and unforgettable experience. Like Brooke’s post here.
6. Keep River National Park
Keep River National Park is an oasis of beauty and wonder. Nestled in the heart of the Kimberley region of Western Australia, the park is an untouched paradise full of natural wonders. From its breathtaking landscapes to its unique wildlife, this park is a must-see for any nature lover. The park is known for its majestic gorges and soaring sandstone cliffs, which form a dramatic backdrop for the multitude of wildlife that call the area home. Keep River National Park is home to a variety of species, including the majestic black-footed rock wallabies, which can often be seen hopping around the park’s rugged terrain. Like Paul’s post here.
7. Finke Gorge National Park
Have you heard of Palm Valley in Finke Gorge National Park? If not, you’re in for a real treat! Located in the Red Centre of Australia, this stunning park is home to some of the most unique and spectacular sights you’ll ever behold. From the majestic sandstone walls of Palm Valley, to the iconic Finke River, to the vast array of flora and fauna, this area is truly a nature-lover’s paradise. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful stroll through the valley, a leisurely canoe ride down the river, or an adrenaline-filled 4WD adventure, you’re sure to find something to keep you entertained and inspired. With a range of activities to choose from, Palm Valley and Finke Gorge National Park is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature. Like Deborah’s post here.
8. Elcho Island
Just off the coast of Arnhem Land lies Elcho Island, a place of breathtaking beauty. From the rugged, red rock cliffs to the crystal-clear waters of the Coral Sea, Elcho Island is an unforgettable experience. The lush rainforest of Elcho Island is home to a variety of wildlife, from birds to crocodiles. There are also plenty of activities to keep you occupied, such as fishing, swimming, snorkeling, and exploring the island. At night, the stars above Elcho Island create a beautiful, twinkling display.
Whether you’re lying on the beach or standing on the deck of a boat, the Milky Way and stars of the Southern Cross are a sight to behold. If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience, Elcho Island is the place to go. With its stunning landscapes and vibrant wildlife, it’s a paradise waiting to be explored. Like Selwyn’s post here.
Let’s give a shoutout to Mandorah! This amazing place is full of wonders – from its stunningly beautiful beaches to its unique culture and friendly locals, Mandorah is a truly special place. From the moment you step foot in here, you can’t help but be in awe of its beauty. The crystal blue waters and the lush greenery make it the perfect destination for anyone looking to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. Like Syd and Scott’s post here.
10. Limmen National Park
Limmen National Park is a place of untouched beauty, tucked away in the remote Northern Territory of Australia. Located on the edge of the Gulf of Carpentaria, this park is home to a variety of rare and endangered species of flora and fauna. The natural environment at Limmen National Park is unlike anything else in the world. Its vast red gorges, ancient sandstone cliffs, and sparkling rivers make it the perfect place for a nature lover’s getaway. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including wallabies, dingoes, snakes, and numerous bird species. Get ready to explore the wilds of Australia! Like Trent’s post here.
11. Judbarra National Park
Take a journey to the Judbarra National Park and discover the beauty of the majestic palm trees that tower over the landscape. From the towering heights of the palm trees to the intricate details of the leaves and branches, you’ll be captivated by the incredible beauty of these majestic trees. Take a moment to marvel at the beauty of nature and breathe in the fresh air of the park. With the palm trees being the highlight, it’s no wonder why Judbarra National Park is a popular destination for nature lovers. Like this month’s favourite post here.
12. Nitmiluk National Park
One of the most beautiful places in Australia is the remote Southern Rockhole at Nitmiluk National Park. This natural wonder is the perfect destination for nature lovers and adventurous travelers alike. With its crystal clear water, stunning scenery, and abundance of wildlife, Southern Rockhole is the perfect place to unplug and reconnect with nature. Like Kieran’s post here.
We are so incredibly grateful to all the amazing explorers out there who continue to tag us and share their amazing photos with us!
From beautiful landscapes to breathtaking views, you never cease to amaze us with your creativity and passion for the outdoors. We love seeing your unique perspectives, and it’s an honour to feature your work on our social platforms. Thank you for inspiring us with your incredible talent and for helping us to keep discovering the Northern Territory in all its beauty.
Norther® would like to invite you to explore more about the beauty of the NT here. And… as always you can get more inspiration for other Destinations & National Parks to visit by following @northerhq or get your Darwin daily fix @darwinweloveyou.