Tag: Northern Territory

6 of the Best: Highlights & Budget From Half a Year Of Our Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia

By on Published: October 25, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
6 of the Best: Highlights & Budget From Half a Year Of Our Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia

Hard to believe, but it’s been 6 months since we packed up our life in Noosa and began our budget 4wd trip around Australia. Well, 3 months of work and 14 weeks of travel later and we’re not even close to halfway around this big island! But it’s not all about the destination right; it’s […]

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3 Epic Northern Territory National Parks That Guarantee You An Off The Beaten Track Adventure

By on Published: October 20, 2016 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
3 Epic Northern Territory National Parks That Guarantee You An Off The Beaten Track Adventure

From Kakadu to Litchfield, Uluru-Kata Tjuta to Nitmiluk, Australia’s Northern Territory is jam-packed with awesome national parks that are as giant and grand as they are diverse and dazzling. Boasting so many attractions however, what these big name Northern Territory national parks aren’t always thin on is crowds. Yes, sometimes it is hard to feel […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 13

By on Published: October 15, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 13

This page contains affiliate links meaning BWSP may receive a small commission on any purchases. Woo hoo, this week we finally made it to Western Australia!It’s been a seriously long way from our old home in Noosa, Queensland, but definitely well worth the drive! Distance Travelled: 676km Spot of the Week: Goorrandalng Campground, Keep River […]

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Nature’s Way on a Budget: Ideal Itinerary For Discovering Australia’s Top End

By on Published: October 13, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Nature’s Way on a Budget: Ideal Itinerary For Discovering Australia’s Top End

I’ll let you in on a little secret, Australia’s Nature’s Way is one of this country’s most epic, cinematic and stunning road trips there is … and that’s saying something! From the towering gorges of Nitmiluk National Park, to the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park and the giant splendour of Kakadu, this great drive around […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 12

By on Published: October 8, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 12

Back on the road at last. We loved Darwin and enjoyed our time there very much, but a road trip means you need to be on the road, so here we go again. Distance Travelled: 1612km Spot of the Week: Wangi Falls, Litchfield National Park, NT Camp of the Week: Bullita Campground, Judbarra / Gregory […]

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Top Kakadu Accommodation Choice: Cooinda Lodge

By on Published: October 6, 2016 | Last Updated: February 13, 2020 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
Top Kakadu Accommodation Choice: Cooinda Lodge

Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory is Australia’s largest national park at over 20,000sqkm. If you’re not really sure what these means in real terms, then let me put it to you bluntly. IT’S HUGE, like the size of a small country, huge! In order to do this UNESCO World Heritage site justice therefore, […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 11

By on Published: October 1, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 11

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you.   Car breakdowns are inconvenient at the best of times, but when they happen in a remote part of the Northern Territory, the whole situation can be a bit of a […]

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If You Only Do One Thing in Kakadu National Park, Do This!

By on Published: September 19, 2016 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in AUSTRALIA with 4 Comments
If You Only Do One Thing in Kakadu National Park, Do This!

When it comes to Australian National Parks, Kakadu is the big daddy of them all. At 20,000 sqkm it’s the size of small European country and covers a huge diversity of landscapes, from low-lying wetlands through to towering escarpments. Driving from one side of the park to another can easily take you several hours and […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 9

By on Published: September 17, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in AUSTRALIA with 2 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 9

Well and truly into the Outback now, this week heralded our arrival into the Northern Territory and over 900km of driving on unsealed, badly corrugated, red dirt roads. Everything was pretty dusty I can tell you and we’ll be pleased to hit the bitumen again soon (it’s not often we say that!) Distance Travelled: 1306km […]

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Itinerary For Central Australia Budget Road Trip

By on Published: August 27, 2015 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
Itinerary For Central Australia Budget Road Trip

This complete itinerary for your budget 4WD road trip through Central Australia is based on the trip I took with the boy in a Land Rover defender. In fact, this 2 week guide follows the exact route I took from South Australia up through the Northern Territory to Darwin. And what an incredible route it […]

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