6 Reasons To Visit The Amazon Of Australia

by Kritika Kukreja
6 Reasons To Visit The Amazon Of Australia

While travelling to Australia, you might always think of Melbourne and Sydney, but you’re missing out on true gems like Darwin, Kakadu and Nikmiluk. They’re known as the Amazon of Australia and if you’re a wildlife enthusiast and you’d love to travel on the unbeaten path to explore, here’s where you should be –

1. Spot Wildlife In The Act

There is almost a one-to-one ratio of crocodiles to humans in the north of Australia. Head to their famous crocodile safari and you will be able to see jumping crocs to grab a piece of meat! If you’re a wildlife enthusiast, a great way to check out the wildlife in the Northern Territory here is to book a guided cruise. Thousands of bird species and other
wildlife flourish in the Northern Territory. During the wet season it floods & attracts millions of migratory birds. 

Also read: 6 Things To Do In Darwin, Australia

2. Meet The Indigenous Australians

Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginals existing in the land from the earliest times. Hear the wildlife stories from them being the first or earliest known of its kind present in a region. While listening to their interesting tales, you will realize how far the world has come and how much the simpler times meant to us.

3. Sail Through The Gorgeous Gorges

Make your way to the sandstone country of Nitmiluk & explore the stunning gorges. Pass through waterfalls, monsoon rainforest, stone country & Aboriginal rock art. Sip on Champagne & Indulge in a lavish meal that includes Crocodile & Kangaroo meat. 

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4. The Natural Water Pools

The Northern Territory is home to some of the most spectacular natural swimming spots. The holes have natural spring water, crystal clear visibility and a shoulder massaging cascade. The best time to visit these swimming pools would be June, July & August because most swimming holes are closed during the wet season due to flooding or risk of crocodile attack. 

5. The Spectacular Sunsets

Everyone loves a good sunset, and the NT is blessed with some of the best sunset spots. Watch the sun go down from the beach, cliff,  jungle or a boat as the sky changes its colour. 

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6. Discover Amazing Limestone Caves 

Formed millions years ago, the Cutta Cutta caves is home to a variety of native wildlife. Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park is
located 27km south of Katherine.

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