The Travel Junction and Tourism NT team up to flaunt the Red Centre

Uluru Kata Tjuta national park, Australia - May 26, 2016: Ayers Rock or Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia landscape image at night.
Edited by Travel Weekly


    The Travel Junction has unveiled its latest collaborative campaign initiative with Tourism Northern Territory.

    The Northern Territory stands apart in every aspect, making it an enticing choice for Australians aiming to kick off their summer season ahead of time. Summer in the NT offers more space and less crowds where a refreshing dip into nature and culture awaits.

    Explore the Top End’s mesmerizing Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks with their spectacular waterfalls and waterholes. Darwin, an adventurer’s paradise, is an ideal base to explore the Top End and to indulge in modern culinary delights.

    In Australia’s iconic Red Centre, discover desert water holes and sunrises and sunsets with an ever-changing canvas of colours or indulge in a once-in-a-lifetime air ballooning trip over Alice Springs.

    Take a road trip to discover iconic and majestic landscapes including Kings Canyon and witness a mesmerising sunset over Uluru.

    Through The Travel Junction’s bookable curated packages, we offer individual HELiO Package Codes to instantly access compelling city break packages and self-drive itineraries across the NT. Our packages offer amazing value, packages starting from just $759 per person.

    Check out some of the offers below:

    • 5 Days/4 Nights Darwin’s City Break with Jumping Croc Tour – Jumping Crocodile Tour from $759 per person twin share.
    • 8 Days / 7 Nights Darwin, Kakadu & Katherine – Top End Explorer, including, 8-day car hire and 3 nights Darwin accommodation, 2 nights Kakadu Accommodation including Yellow Water Cruise and 2 nights Katherine accommodation from $1,279 per person twin share.
    • 6 Days / 5 Nights Darwin & Kakadu – Includes, 6-day car hire and 3 nights Darwin accommodation including Gaze and Graze Cruise, 2 nights Kakadu Accommodation including Yellow Water Cruise from $1,099 per person twin share.
    • 5 Days / 4 Nights Alice Springs City Break with 1 Hour Hot Air Balloon Trip – Includes, 5-day car hire and 4 nights Alice Springs accommodation with Early Morning Hot Air Balloon Flight 60 Minutes Tour from $1,199 per person twin share.
    • 8 Days / 7 Nights Alice Springs, Kings Canyon, and Uluru – Includes 8-day car hire and 2 nights Alice Springs accommodation with Sunset Camel Ride, 2 Nights Kings Canyon accommodation and 3 nights Uluru accommodation with SEIT Uluru Tour from $2,099 per person twin share.
    • 5 Days / 4 Nights Uluru – Including 5-day car hire and 4 nights Uluru accommodation with SEIT Uluru Sunset Tour from $1,749 per person twin share.

    The Travel Junction’s highest-selling Travel Advisor through to 30 September 2023 will win their own 7-night NT adventure for two. Based on our Top End package including, 8-day car hire and 3 nights Darwin accommodation with Jumping Crocodile Tour, 2 nights Kakadu Accommodation including Yellow Water Cruise and 2 nights Katherine accommodation.

    Additionally, for all new accommodation bookings that are paid in full by 30 September 2023, selected NT accommodation will earn travel advisors an industry-leading ‘up to 15% commission’ for travel and stays until 30 April 2024.

    Combined with land arrangements from just three nights, advisors can also take advantage of wholesale airfares available in HELiO with no ticketing or credit card fees.

    James Whiting, General Manager at The Travel Junction said, “We’re thrilled to unveil our collaboration with Tourism Northern Territory for an exciting new campaign that will invite Australians to start their Summer early and head to the NT. Not only does summer in the NT offer amazing value, it’s off-peak and less crowded. Summer is when nature in the NT really shows itself off!

    “In Summer, the landscapes and skies are epic, flora is in bloom, wildlife is at its most active and Australians will have more room to explore, to play, to breathe.

    “In support of this campaign, The Travel Junction has crafted 6 captivating summer-focused self-drive itineraries to allow Australians to discover the natural beauty of The Top End and The Red Centre.

    “This campaign exemplifies The Travel Junction’s commitment to driving Australian travel to the Northern Territory and why the NT is different in every sense.”

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