The sunbaked desert plains, vast gorges, and crocodile-filled billabongs of the Northern Territory offer a spectacular backdrop for an outdoor adventure, and there are an impressive 16 national parks to explore throughout the state. Here are five of the best that you can visit on a day trip.
The Gardens, Darwin, Australia
The Mindil Beach Sunset Markets usually run from Apil through Otober. They are open from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Thursdays and from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sundays. Mindil Beach is patrolled during the day from June through September.