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The Outback Travel Guide

Getting Oriented

Big, vast, expansive, huge—whichever way you cut it, the Northern Territory is daunting. This, in many respects, is the "real Australia" as you imagine it—remote, mostly uninhabited, the landscape ground down over millennia.

Getting around by road will absorb days, if not weeks, but fortunately air services can cut the travel times between the gems of this vast area—the Red Centre, the Top End, and the Kimberley—to hours not days.

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