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 Northern Territory 

Aboriginal Art and Culture Centre - Aboriginal tribal group situated 100 km south of Alice Springs.  Visit the unique Aboriginal Art Gallery or learn to play the Didgeridoo.

Alice Springs Golf Course - Alice Springs Golf Club boasts one of the world's finest desert venues. A breathtaking introduction to this outback gem is from the air, where the view of the narrow strips of vividly manicured green, which ribbon throughout the golfing excursion, contrast dramatically with the golden brown views of the majestic MacDonnell Ranges and the harsh surrounding desert.

Ayers Rock (Uluru) - Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is the world's biggest monolith. It is 9.4km if you walk around it, and about 345 metres high if you climb it (and is thought to be the tip of a mountain which extends kilometres below the surface). It's 3.6km long, 2km wide, and is roughly oval in shape. It's made of arkosic sandstone, and is renowned for the way it changes colour in the light and is particularly spectacular at sunrise and sunset.  Uluru is located in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Berry Springs Nature Park - Berry Springs Nature Park is a swimming hole.  It is a lovely place to swim, relax and have a barbecue.

The Gemtree - Experience the thrill of fossicking for your own gems in Central Australia.

Crocodylus Park - At Crocodylus Park, you can learn about crocodiles from the worlds leading scientists and researchers.  Join a guided tour and see large crocodiles feed.  Also see the monkeys, iguanas, sea turtles, ostriches, cassowaries and waterbirds.  Feel the softness of a young crocodiles skin, and have your photograph taken holding a crocodile.

Destination Northern Territory - Official site of the Northern Territory Tourist Commission.

Olive Pink Botanical Gardens - The Olive Pink Botanic Garden adjoins the Todd River, close to the centre of Alice Springs, in the Northern Territory. The garden, founded in 1956 by Miss Olive Muriel Pink (1884-1975) and was opened to the public in 1985.  Over 300 of Central Australia's plant species can be seen within the 16 hectares of the botanic garden, many in areas of simulated habitat that reflect their natural occurrence. These habitats include a desert sand dune system, a mulga woodland, a rocky waterhole and a creek floodout.

Sounds of Starlight Theatre - The theatre specializes in Aboriginal art, didgeridoos, crafts and artifacts. Also offering daily didgeridoo concerts.