The Best Things to do in Alice Springs 2023

Alice Springs is the unofficial capital of Central Australia.  Located in the south of the Northern Territory, it is almost in the dead centre of Australia.  The Todd River runs through the centre of Alice Springs, although this river is almost always dry. The most distinctive feature in the area is the MacDonnell Ranges. While many people … Read more

The Complete Travel Guide to Palm Valley NT 2023

Palm Valley NT is located in the Finke Gorge National Park in the Northern Territory.  It is one of those places you might never have heard of – we hadn’t before we got to Central Australia.  It’s definitely a hidden gem in the Red Centre, somewhat overshadowed by it’s more famous neighbours Uluru, Kings Canyon and even … Read more

The Best Things to do in Uluru in 2023

From your first glimpse as the iconic Uluru appears over the tip of a desert sand dune, you will be in awe of this incredible monolith.  Uluru (formerly known as Ayers Rock) is one of the most recognisable symbols of Australia.   “The Rock” as it is affectionately known, is located almost in the physical centre of … Read more

The Complete guide to Kings Canyon NT 2023

Are you planning a trip to Kings Canyon NT?  If you’re travelling to Central Australia you’re sure to have people recommending you visit Kings Canyon. And it’s not surprising, Kings Canyon is definitely one of the highlights of the Northern Territory.  We have been travelling around Australia for the last 2.5 years, and have visited Kings Canyon … Read more

The Ultimate West MacDonnell Ranges Itinerary 2023

Are you planning a trip to Central Australia and looking for the ideal West MacDonnell Ranges Itinerary? You’ve no doubt heard that the “West Macs” are a must-see destination in the Red Centre. Maybe you’re wondering how many days you need to visit the West MacDonnell Ranges? Can you do a day trip to the … Read more

Complete Guide to the East MacDonnell Ranges

While the West MacDonnell Ranges may get more attention (and more visitors), the East MacDonnell Ranges (East Macs) are no less spectacular. If you’re visiting Central Australia and wanting to go further afield than the standard Alice Springs-Kings Canyon-Uluru loop, then look no further than the East Macs. We visited the area on a 2 … Read more

The Ultimate Central Australia Road Trip – The Red Centre Way

Are you thinking about doing a Central Australia Road Trip? Have you always dreamed about visiting the Red Centre, watching the sunset over Uluru or hiking Kings Canyon? Are you interested in indigenous art and culture, or learning about the geology, plants and animals of this region? We’ve road-tripped the Northern Territory several times in … Read more

The complete guide to hiking Dales Gorge 2023

Dales Gorge Hike, Karijini National Park Location Dales Gorge, Karijini National Park, Western Australia Length 5.5km loop Duration 2-3 hours including swim time at the waterfall Grade 4 – moderate to difficult (due to stairs!) The Dales Gorge Hike trail guide The Dales Gorge Hike is one of the most popular hikes in Karijini National … Read more