Leaving Darwin…

After almost a week of carvan park camping we were pretty excited to be back on the road taking in the scenery of the ‘Top End’ once again.

With Katherine and the turnoff to Western Australia ‘just down the road’ (a mere 316-kilometre journey ahead of us), we decided to take our time and stay a night or two along the way just to check out the many sights and attractions close to the highway!

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From an outpost to a city and 150 years of history… come with us as we explore Darwin.

This small tropical city has taken quite a battering over the last 150 or so years; first by the Japanese air force during the Second World War and later by Cyclone Tracy in 1974, which took 65 lives and devastated the city.
Come with us to the beautiful city of markets and beautiful sunsets where no one moves too fast in the heat or have a worry in the world… and usually finish a sentence with – ‘no worries mate!’

Off the beaten track… join us on the Reynolds 4WD Track where the water falls and water holes just get better!

With this period of uncertainty and the prospect of long days at home for so many people, treat yourself to some reading respite and log on to tassiesnowbirds.com
We haven’t been everywhere, but we have lots to share and we want to inspire other people who are planning their own lap around Australia…
… so start dreaming of your ultimate road trip.
Map your route and start planning your next big Aussie adventure for 2021. Now more than ever Australian communities are struggling due to the Corona Virus and the impact of summer bushfires… and we need you to secure your rooftop tent, pitch your tent, hitch up your van or jump in your camper and come on a camping holiday!
Hit the road and get out there… you never know what you will discover along the way!
Stay safe everyone and happy reading!

The Reynolds Track might be a short track of 44-kilometres, but we spent 3 very enjoyable days on an interesting and sometimes challenging track visiting some beautiful and less frequented waterfalls and camping at some beautiful campgrounds in a relatively unspoilt National Park.

This is one of our favoured destinations on the ‘Top End’ and as for the waterfalls and their swimming holes… well they just get better and better.

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