Escape the winter blues and head to the NT’s quirky festivals and events!
Media Release - 8 June,2011
Feel the excitement and buzz of the quirky festivals and events in Australia’s Northern Territory with holiday getaways including accommodation and car hire starting from just $318pp twin-share. Visits to the NT at this time of year should be planned around some of the most memorable cultural events, sporting events, music festivals or outback rodeos, with something to interest everyone.
Enjoy the hilarity of the Alice Springs Henley on Todd Regatta, as participants race “boats” down a dry river bed on Saturday 20 August. This year marks the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the fund-raiser event, and is a great way to see the township of Alice Springs in full flight. Special holiday deals priced from $318 pp twin share offer 3 nights accommodation and car hire with unlimited kilometres. This is the perfect excuse for you to visit the Red Centre, experiencing all the beauty and uniqueness Alice Springs has to offer!
Other quirky Central Australia events include the Alice Springs Beanie Festival from 24-27 June, the Alice Springs Show over 1-2 July, the famous Camel Cup on 9 July and the Desert Mob Festival from 9 September to 23 October.
Meanwhile, escape the blues of the winter months by visiting the tropical Top End for events including the Darwin Cup Carnival during July. The perfect, unwavering temperatures during the winter months, fantastic cuisine and relaxed atmosphere all contribute to the attraction of the Top End. A crowd favourite is the Darwin Beer Can Regatta as locals and visitors alike line up along Mindil Beach, cheering on the home made boats of beer cans and household items as they wallow, flounder and sink. Held on 10 July, a 4 day getaway priced from $492pp twin-share includes three nights accommodation, Crocosaurus Cove entry and a sunset cruise on Darwin Harbour.
For festival dates and details, or for more information on your Northern Territory holiday please call the local NT holiday experts at Territory Discoveries on 13 38 43 or visit www.territorydiscoveries.com. Some conditions do apply and deals are subject to availability, please contact Territory Discoveries for details.
About Territory Discoveries:
Territory Discoveries are the Northern Territory travel specialists and have more than 30 destination experts ready to share their knowledge and experience of Australia’s Northern Territory with travellers from around the globe. With over 2500 genuine outback experiences on offer from flying over extraordinary land forms, learning about secret rock art sites, joining the Northern Territory’s remote cattlemen on horseback or gazing at a blanket of stars to the sound of a didgeridoo, Territory Discoveries can make it happen. We’re the local experts who make planning a holiday to the NT easy!
Daryl Johnson, Territory Discoveries (02) 8281 9623, email@example.com