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    What does the Top End Australia mean

    The Top End contains both of the Territory's cities and one of its major towns, Darwin, Palmerston and Katherine in the Northern Territory Also known for Kakadu, Arnhem Land and close by regions.The Top End of Australia's Northern Territory is a geographical region encompassing the northernmost section of the Northern Territory, which aside from the Cape York Peninsula is the northernmost part of the Australian continent. It covers a rather vaguely defined area of perhaps 400,000 km2 (154,441 sq mi) behind the northern coast from the Northern Territory capital of Darwin across to Arnhem Land with the Indian Ocean on the west, the Arafura Sea to the north, and the Gulf of Carpentaria to the east, and with the almost waterless semi-arid interior of Australia to the south, beyond the huge Kakadu National Park. Credit Wikipedia

    Map of the right of the Top End

    Things to do in Darwin
    Darwin, capital city the Northern Territory, Australia. Visit and explore the Waterfront Precinct Darwin, Cullen Bay, Nightcliff Foreshore, Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Casuarina Shopping Square, East Point reserve, Darwin Museum, Mindil Night Markets, Darwin Sailing Club.

    Things to explore in Outer Darwin and the Greater Darwin Regions
    In the greater Darwin Region you have many one day tourist places to visit Howards Springs Reserve, Berry Springs Nature Park, Territory Wildlife Park, Manton Dam, Lake Bennett, Charles Darwin Nature Reserve, Dundee Beach, Mary River National Park, Crab Claw Island.

    Take a trip to Kakadu National Park
    Darwin is a beautiful tourist destination and gateway to Kakadu National Park 3 hours away by driving, also Litchfield National Park 90 minutes away, and Katherine Gorge 3 hours away. Waterfalls within Kakadu require 4 wheel drive vehicles for access and access is seasonal.

    Darwin Tousism Seasons
    Darwin is seasonal and every year from April to September. From Darwin to explore the Kakadu National Park & surrounding regions. Weather in the top half of Northern Territory (The Top End) is the wet season (October to April) and dry season (May to September).

    4wd drive into Jim Jim Falls and Gorge
    In Kakadu most waterfalls such as Jim Jim Falls and Jim Jim Gorge (accessed via a difficult 4WD track), where it cascades more than 200m straight off the edge of the escarpment. Best time to visit is during the early dry season (around very late June) as soon as the road reopens.

    Twin Falls a 4wd experience to remember
    Twin Falls opens usually beginning of July or even some times late June (accessed via a difficult 4WD track),

    Other Kakadu Waterfalls To See
    Graveside Gorge, Maguk Falls and Gorge and Gunlom Waterfall and Rock pooland Koolpin Gorge. Some smaller rock holes and waterfalls are year round such as Gubara Pools Walk and Motorcar Falls and Moline Rockhole all accessed via a 4WD tracks.

    Litchfield National Park a day trip from Darwin
    Litchfield National Park 1.5 hours away further down the Stuart Highway is open year round though between Nov and April some roads may be flooded and Florence Falls and Wangi Falls by be closed at times.

    Nitmiluk National Park | Katherine Gorge | Mataranka Hot Springs
    332klm down the Stuart Highway is the world famous Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park around 24klm from the town of Katherine. Leliyn (Edith Falls) is 40km north of Katherine town on the Stuart Highway and 101 klm south is Mataranka Hot Springs and Bitter Springs.

    Kununurra, El Questro Wilderness Park, The Kimberley and Bungle Bungles
    From Katherine a day's drive away is Kununurra and El Questro Wilderness Park and 2 day's day comfortable drive to the Bungle Bungles where a 4wd is needed.

    Cobourg Peninsula | Garig Gunak Barlu - Gurig National Park - in Arnhem Land
    Need to explore more then consider Cobourg Peninsula | Gurig National Park off Arnhemland. Garig Gunak Barlu. Top of Northern Territory (NT) and accessed through Arnhem Land. It is a remote, rugged area fringed with magnificent white beaches on the Cobourg Peninsula.

    Kakadu, Northern Territory Top End Destinations
    Tjuwaliyn (known as Douglas) Hot Springs in the Daly Region

    Gunlom Waterfall and Rock pool 4wd access track worth the trip
    Jarrangbarnmi - Koolpin Gorge require a permit in Kakadu
    Maguk Gorge - Barramundi Gorge via 4wd track in Kakadu
    Ubirr rock art gallery and hike in Kakadu National Park
    Jim Jim Falls and Jim Jim Gorge 4wd access track Kakadu
    Take a side trip Darwin to Crab Claw Island and camp
    Cobourg Peninsula | Garig Gunak Barlu - Gurig National Park
    Yellow Waters Wildlife Cruise, Cooinda via Kakadu Highway

    Crocodiles, Maps and Weather
    Be Crocwise: Fishing, boating and swimming safety tips for vistors to Darwin, Kakadu and the Top End
    Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin
    Top End Australia - Dry Season and Wet Season guide
    NT Road access report
    Darwin and Kakadu weather
    Maps of Kakadu National Park, Arnhemland, Cobourg, Douglas,Hot Springs,Katherine

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    Kakadu Walking Trails
    Walking trails at anbangbang billabong

    Kakadu Campgrounds and Camping

    Places where you can stay and camp in Kakadu National Park
    All Campgrounds and camping in Kakadu
    Campground red lily billabong
    Campground Mardugal One
    Campground Mardugal Two
    Campground Alligator Billabong
    Campground Bucket Billabong
    Campground Anbinik Kakadu Resort
    Campground Cooinda Caravan Park
    Garnamarr Campground in Kakadu - Jim Jim Region
    Campground Aurora Kakadu Resort
    Campground Kakadu Lodge
    Campground Mary River Roadhouse
    Campground Gunlom
    Campground Maguk
    Campground Jarrangbarnmi - Koolpin Gorge
    Campground Gungurul
    Campground two mile Campground four mile
    Campgrounds Kambolgie
    Campground Malabanjbanjdju
    Campground Muirella Park Djarradjin Billabong
    Waldak Irrmbal (West Alligator Head) Campground
    Campground Merl East Alligator Campground Graveside Gorge - Bilkbilkmi
    Campground Sandy Billabong
    Campground Burdulba
    Campground Jim Jim Billabong (Not near Jim Jim Falls)

    Campground Tjuwaliyn (Douglas Region) Hot Springs
    Camping at Cobourg Peninsula | Garig Gunak Barlu - Gurig National Park
    Take a camping 4wd self drive hire from Darwin to Crab Claw Island

    Where can I hire a 4wd in Darwin

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