NT’s national parks to receive massive funding boost

Apr 28, 2023

Australia’s most treasured national parks have been promised hundreds of millions of dollars in maintenance funding.

Kakadu and Uluru-Kata Tjuta in the Northern Territory will be among the national parks set to benefit from more than $250 million in extra funding to feature in the upcoming Commonwealth budget.

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek’s office has confirmed $262 million will be featured in the budget’s forward estimates and will be additional to more than $200 million already pledged for Kakadu.

And on our pack-free guided walks you’ll be able to see why these places are so special!

First up, our 5-day Kakadu National Park walk explores the spectacular stone escarpments and dramatic scenery of this world famous landmark.

Kakadu made up of several regions including the East Alligator Region, Nourlangie Region, Jim Jim Falls region and Mary River region and our tour will showcase the best bit plus Litchfield National Park.

Bring your bathers as you’ll be swimming in waterholes, rock pools and under waterfalls!

You can extend this trip with our 7-day Walk The Top End tour that includes the above plus extra days to explore Nitmiluk National Park, home of the dramatic Katherine Gorge.

Nitmiluk National Park walk

Heading south into the Red Centre, we have 5, 9 and 11-day tours that include exploring Uluru and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas).

Our 5-day Walk the Red Centre focuses on those two destinations plus Kings Canyon, our 9-day Larapinta Trail & Red Centre Walk showcase the above plus you get to experience the best of the Larapinta, which was voted by National Geographic as one of the top 20 trekking experiences to be had on the planet.


And our glorious 11-day East MacDonnell Ranges, Larapinta Trail & Red Centre Walk cover all of the above PLUS the ancient ‘East Macs’ where you walk beautiful Trephina Gorge.


And of course meals and accommodation are first class.

PLUS take advantage pf our Winter Escapes Spot Special savings of up to $800 per couple or $400 per person are available on specific departures when you pay in full at time of booking.


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