Posts Tagged ‘Northern Territory’

Old Andado

Where: Old Andado Homestead, Northern Territory (Western end of the Simpson Desert) Permits: None Costs: $9 per person for camping plus an extra $2 to use the showers/toilets. Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult (planning is important when you come here. This is a remote country accessed via a corrugated and bull dust riddled gravel road which passes through Aboriginal Land. […]


Flight of the kite

Black kites are a common sight in outback Australia. Recently I came across a flock (for want of a better collective noun) of black kites around the Adelaide River in the Northern Territory. Here’s a sequence of shots I took of them in flight…beautiful birds to watch.


Crocs Crocs Crocs

‘Never smile at a crocodile, Never tip your hat and stop to talk a while, Don’t be taken in by his welcome grin, He’s imagining how good you’d look inside his skin’ We went for a boat ride today on the Adelaide River, Northern Territory to see the crocodiles jumping. This isn’t a circus act, […]


Barra-less in Daly River

Where: Daly River, Northern Territory Permits: None Costs: We stayed at ‘Perry’s on the Daly’ – $34 per night. Awesome spot. Difficulty: Moderate – long gravel road into Perry’s. Days required to do it justice: Anywhere from 2 days to 3weeks. Depends on the fish, the view, the weather… They said it was “THE” place to catch a barramundi. And […]


East Arnhem Land

Where: East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory (near Nhulunbuy) Permits: A minimum of two permits. Consult with the Northern Land Council and Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation for your requirements. (Vehicle dependent). Be aware there are numerous restrictions and additional permits required for drinking, fishing or travelling to any other communities. Costs: $45 pp for Dhimurru permit for 2months. Other charges do […]


One beach, many colours

Where: Turtle Beach, East Arnhem Land (near Nhulunbuy) Permits: A minimum of two permits. Consult with the Northern Land Council and Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation for your requirements. (Vehicle dependent). Be aware there are numerous restrictions and additional permits required for drinking, fishing or travelling to any other communities. Costs: $45 pp for Dhimurru permit for 2months. Other charges do […]


Car wrecks, NT

The Northern Territory has a lot of very long and very rough gravel roads but people will have a bash at driving almost any type of car along those roads. The result is the common sight of abandoned cars sitting lifeless by the side of the road  in the most unlikely and remote places…some have […]


Road to Arnhem Land

Where: Central Arnhem HIghway from Katherine to Nhulunbuy Permits: A minimum of two permits. Consult with the Northern Land Council and Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation for your requirements. (Vehicle dependent). Be aware there are numerous restrictions and additional permits required for drinking, fishing or travelling to any other communities. Costs: $45 pp for Dhimurru permit for 2months. Other charges do apply. […]