Tourism Infrastructure Development Fund 2015-16 - Accelerator Round

Kakadu, Northern Territory, Australia

In 2016, the Territory Government invested a further $5 million to the one-off Tourism Infrastructure Development Fund to help tourism businesses accelerate infrastructure developments.

Congratulations to our successful applicants  (ex GST):

  • Maningrida Art and Culture Precinct - Construct a covered walkway from airport to art gallery - $100,000
  • Outback Spirit - Upgrades to boat shed at Barramundi Lodge - $98,000
  • Seven Spirit Wilderness Lodge - Replace external lighting - $78,000
  • Gove Surf Life Saving Club - Rebuild the club's kitchen, restaurant and function space - $100,000
  • Marksie's Stockman Camp - New shelter for camp's tucker tour - $10,500
  • Spinway NT - Install 4 new Spinway bike stations in Katherine and Alice Springs with instructions in English and Chinese - $49,000
  • ATrip NT - Develop and promote a Chinese cultural training hub at Berrimah Business Park - $95,000
  • Nautilus Aviation - Develop infrastructure for the introduction of scenic helicopter flights and a cultural engagement product in Charles Darwin National Park - $46,250
  • Australian Tourist Publications - Create a map and 48-page A5 booklet in simplified Chinese that will also be made into an e-book - $40,909
  • George Photography - Develop multiple experiences/itineraries in partnership with local tourism operators to promote the NT as a desirable location for pre-wedding photography, particularly to a growing Chinese market - $40,000
  • North Tours Australia - Develop a map, self-drive guidebook, promotional video and NT tourism app for Chinese visitors - $33,500
  • City of Darwin cruises - Complete the development of three websites providing tourism information in more than 20 languages - $32,500
  • Kings Canyon Resort - Purchase six Segway Personal Transporters - $50,000
  • Nitmiluk Tours - a new cultural meeting place showcasing Indigenous culture - $100,000
  • China Blueprint Consultants - Build a website, titled ‘Explore the NT’, for Northern Territory tourism operators to promote their products directly to the Chinese market - $10,000
  • China Sees NT – Develop a multi-lingual website promoting tourism in the Northern Territory and featuring images and video from visitors - $14,988
  • Darwin History and Wartime Experience – Develop a website that is available in English and Mandarin, and tour vehicle modifications - $8,896
  • Palya Art – provision of Mandarin translations of all printed and online marketing material - $8,995
  • Rum Jungle Tavern - Install grandstand and toilet blocks for rodeo events - $60,000
  • Go Wide Cattle Company - Fencing for rodeo arena at Rum Jungle Tavern - $14,575
  • Batchelor Museum - install storage shed - $15,400
  • Litchfield Motel - ablution blocks - $100,00
  • AG, NM & PY Tripcony - Construction of a multi-purpose, shaded pontoon on the Billabong with a barbeque and seating - $79,800
  • Rum Jungle Bungalows - Build outdoor bathroom/ toilet including disabled access - $6,880
  • Alice Springs Airport - Multi-language welcome signage at airside Virgin arrivals path - $9,000
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre - Improve reception area including an interactive multi-language floor system - $60,000
  • ATG Downunder and SEIT Uluru Fork and View - New double-decker coach tour - $75,545
  • Australian Sportfishing Charters - Refurbish the barramundi fishing tours mothership, the Iron Lady - $50,000
  • Banubanu Wilderness Retreat - Install water pipe to service deluxe eco-tents - $7,159
  • Barramundi Adventures Darwin - Build pontoon facility and establish a sustainable, land-based fish-feeding, education and catch-and-release fishing venture - $100,000
  • BIG4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park - New cultural, entertainment and activities centre - $100,000
  • Borroloola House Boats - Modification to 'Pellew Explorer' vessel - $57,912
  • Buku Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre - Construct six accommodation units - $90,909
  • Central Australian Aviation Museum - Renew displays for the Connellan and Bellman hangars - $35,629
  • Coomalie Creek RV Park - Install educational information and signage - $10,000
  • Crab Claw Resort - Campground upgrade and extension - $100,000
  • Crazy Acres - Kiosk expansion with enlarged, covered seating area - $9,090
  • Darwin FreeSpirit Resort - Renovate and extend pool bar and bistro - $75,000
  • Darwin Military Museum - Solar power installation - $100,000
  • Darwin Surf Lifesaving Club - Upgrades to improve access and cool-room storage  - $51,239
  • D-Town Events - Infrastructure upgrades for Big Buoy experience at Darwin Waterfront - $42,000
  • Earth Sanctuary - Infrastructure to support delivery of the ‘Outback to the Future’ tour and Space Discovery centre - $71,990
  • Gapview Hotel - Campground and office upgrades - $100,000
  • Gemtree - New swimming pool and landscaping - $53,500
  • Glen Helen Homestead - Lodge upgrade - $100,000
  • Groote Eylandt Lodge - Establish a walk around the lodge - $35,000
  • Hale River Homestead - Convert two “Sydney Williams” huts into a multi-functional venue - $54,783
  • Heartbreak Hotel - Expand indoor and outdoor dining areas - $75,683
  • Heritage Caravan Park - Install a bore in the bush camping area - $7,500
  • Kakadu Billabong Safari Camp - Build new safari huts with shared amenities and install solar power -$99,248
  • Kaltukatjara Community Council - Docker River campground upgrades - $100,000
  • Katherine Outback Experience - New amenities block and kitchen - $100,000
  • Lords Kakadu & Arnhem Land Safaris Pty Ltd - Construct a kitchen at Mardugal safari camp, Kakadu - $27,938
  • Lorella Springs Wilderness Park - Build a commercial kitchen and upgrade dining area - $78,640
  • Seven Emu Station - Install water reticulation to Luwungunji Indigenous Tourism Camp Ground Area - $9,050
  • Marrawuddi Gallery - Develop an Indigenous fine art gallery with café - $95,000
  • Mataranka Roadhouse - Commercial kitchen upgrade - $50,000
  • Mt Bundy Station - Build a self-contained, family-sized cabin - $100,000
  • National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame - Install interpretational signage at Old Andado Station and improve campground - $11,608
  • Ngiyari Tours - New Mala (rufous hare-wallaby) tour in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - $22,727
  • North Shore Parks - Bore works to support Cable Ski Park expansion - $10,000
  • NT Bird Specialists - Equipment to accommodate larger tour groups - $16,400
  • ON TOURnt - Retrofit two new vehicles - $97,144
  • One Mile Brewery - Purchase bottling equipment - $38,000
  • Outback Cycling - Purchase 14 mountain bikes - $13,363
  • Outback Floatplane Adventures - Build six new pontoons on Sweets Lagoon - $50,000
  • Professional Helicopter Services - Construct helipads and passenger terminal near Yulara Town Centre - $40,000
  • Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours - Construct a shelter with catering equipment and nearby toilet facilities - $100,000
  • Pyndan Camel Tracks - Infrastructure to enable a new 10 minute camel ride - $31,819
  • Remote Adventures NT - Purchase two Tour Master Four cameras and fit-out-kits - $32,727
  • Remote Education Tours - Build a multipurpose building for student groups at Ayers Rock Resort coach campgrounds - $54,623
  • Ross River Resort - Electrical power system upgrades - $90,000
  • Sea Darwin - Install state-of-the-art technology on vessel and develop new scuba dive tour - $93,129
  • SkyDive Uluru - Build a purpose-built skydive centre - $77,000
  • Standley Chasm - New water-play attraction, interactive lighting display and wheelchair access to café - $100,000
  • Tailormade Tours - Install solar power system - $70,000
  • The Darwin History and Wartime Experience - Website upgrades with Mandarin translation and tour vehicle modifications - $8,896
  • The Kangaroo Sanctuary - Infrastructure to support a new kangaroo hospital - $40,772
  • The Rock Tour - Upgrade camps and build wet-weather shelter - $16,665
  • Tiwi Islands Adventures - Staff accommodation at Melville Island Lodge - $68,182
  • Top Croc NT - Build a new crocodile farm, educational facility and tourist attraction - $50,000
  • Top End Tandems - Manufacture two parachute canopies with "Do the NT" logos - $15,830
  • Tour Desk - Develop an online tour-booking platform - $100,000
  • Trek Tours Australia - Develop a semi-permanent eco-camp to enable three extended trekking experiences - $15,000
  • Tumbling Waters Holiday Park - Construct a new multi-function stage and entertainment area - $60,000
  • Uluru ATV Adventures - Purchase 4 'Can Am' ATVs - $90,909
  • Uluru Camel Tours - Install ablution block - $50,000
  • Uluru Segway Safari - New segway tours in Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park - $68,000
  • Venture North + Cobourg Fishing Safaris - Install rotunda lounge area and fit-out new guest accommodation - $19,726
  • Wayoutback - New campsite at Jabiru, Kakadu National Park - $56,989
  • Wetland Cruises - Infrastructure upgrades to cruise vessels, install interpretive signage and set up a Wi-Fi hotspot - $37,988
  • Wiligi Experience - Build two self-contained, year-round accommodation structures - $99,080
  • Wintersun Caravan & Cabin Park - Upgrade outdoor kitchen facility - $73,700

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