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The Best Hiking in Northern Territory

Looking for the best hiking in Northern Territory? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Northern Territory. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Northern Territory

  • Uluru, Northern Territory

    Hike the Uluru Base Trail (Ayers Rock)

    5.8 mi
    In the middle of nowhere within the Northern Territory Red Centre desert sits an amazing and iconic site of Australia - Uluru. Also known as Ayers Rock, this sandstone rock is said to be the largest monolith in the world standing at 1142 ft high.To get to here you’ll fly directly into Uluru airpo...
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  • Petermann, Northern Territory

    Hike the Kings Canyon Rim Walk in Watarrka NP

    3.7 mi / 900 ft gain
    Kings Canyon is not a place to be missed in Australia's Northern Territory. Located at the western end of the George Gill Range in Watarrka National Park, you'll find an easily accessible but less well-known area of the Red Centre. Both for beautiful light and for staying cool in the heat of the ...
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  • Kakadu, Northern Territory

    Hike to the Ubirr Rock Art Sites

    1.2 mi
    Kakadu National Park is one of my favourite places in Australia. Located several hundred kilometers east of Darwin in the Northern Territory, the park is 20,000 square kms of beautifully preserved wildlife and history. This part of the park is only open during the dry season, as large portions of...
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  • Hugh, Northern Territory

    Hike through Standley Chasm - Angkerle Atwatye

    2 mi
    This spectacular chasm is a "must see" if you're staying in the Alice Springs region.  Standley Chasm (Angkerle Atwatye) is a private reserve, located within the West MacDonnell Ranges National Park, 50km's from Alice Springs.  Standley Chasm is best known for the phenomenon of the midday sun li...
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  • Petermann, Northern Territory

    Walpa Gorge Walk

    1.6 mi / 400 ft gain
    Walpa Gorge Walk is a beautiful 2.6km family-friendly hike inside Kata Tjuta in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kata Tjuta is about 40km from Uluru. The trail is fairly exposed, so go early especially on hot, sunny days.  PERMITSA park pass is required for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Pa...
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