August September 2015

August / September 2015

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Accommodation  
Oaks Hotel Darwin
Argus Hotel Darwin   
St Andrews Apartments   
New World Expeditions Campsite  
Touring  
The Ghan  
Coral Expeditions  
Attractions  
Crocodylus Park
Outback Floatplanes  
Foot Falcon Walking Tours  

 
Accommodation

Oaks Hotel Darwin

Oaks Hotels & Resorts is set to make its Northern Territory debut with the launch of Oaks Elan Darwin on 1 September 2015. Spanning 27 floors and located in the CBD, the property will offer the choice of 301 contemporary hotel rooms, studios and spacious one and two bedroom self-contained apartments. Leisure facilities include an outdoor pool, well-equipped gymnasium and onsite restaurant, Seoul Food, while a dedicated conference and event precinct will appeal to business delegates, offering the choice of six separate venues catering up to 410 guests. The opening will mark the 52nd property in operation for Oaks Hotels & Resorts.

C: Lauren Coulter
E: lauren@nmedia.com.au
W: www.oakshotelsresorts.com

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Argus Hotel Darwin

Argus Apartments Darwin is excited to announce the opening of the new 102-room Argus Hotel Darwin located on Shepherd St, Darwin CBD. On schedule to open its doors in September 2015, the Argus Hotel Darwin offers contemporary superior rooms, deluxe rooms or luxury suites with a range of facilities and services. Guests will enjoy complimentary wifi, a daily newspaper, personal tour booking service, Foxtel, 24/7 reception and secure on-site parking. Take time to relax by the swimming pool or workout in the gymnasium, before enjoying a drink or meal at our onsite “Yum Cha on Shepherd” restaurant.

C: Taane Aratema
P: 08 8925 5000
E: marketing@argusdarwin.com.au
W: www.argusdarwin.com.au

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St Andrews Apartments

St Andrews Serviced Apartments in the heart of Katherine offer an outback oasis with the newly rejuvenated garden and BBQ areas private to your apartment. These quiet and relaxing outdoor areas feature a hot plate and grill BBQ and provide the perfect setting to watch a Territory sunset.

C: Paul Mullins
P: 1800 686 106
E: info@standrewsapts.com.au
W: www.standrewsapts.com.au

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NEW World Expeditions Campsite

World Expeditions are excited to announce the completion of their third semi-permanent eco-campsite on the Larapinta Trail – Camp Fearless. Situated at the base of Mt. Sonder, Fearless Camp makes the most of its breathtaking surrounds. The award winning design minimises our environmental impact while walkers enjoy comfortable facilities in the heart of the outback wilderness. The site is named in memory of renowned adventurer and much-loved World Expeditions guide, Sue Fear. World Expeditions remains the only operator with exclusive leases for campsites negotiated in partnership with the Aboriginal Traditional Owners and the West MacDonnell National Park.

C: Heidi Smith
E: heidi@worldexpeditions.com.au
W: www.worldexpeditions.com.au

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Touring 

The Ghan

Great Southern Rail has announced its Love the NT Offer. Book your guests an all-inclusive Gold Service journey aboard The Ghan and save up to $325* per person! The offer is available on The Ghan northbound Alice Springs to Darwin sector only. For full terms and conditions please contact reservations@railaustralia.com.au.

C: Alexandra Paxinos
E: reservations@railaustralia.com.au
W: www.greatsouthernrail.com.au

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Coral Expeditions

The recently rebranded Coral Expeditions (previously Coral Princess Cruises) will soon be departing Darwin on the remarkable 12-night voyage of discovery to Cairns. Coral Expeditions’ Cape York and Arnhem Land expedition visits otherwise inaccessible locations to meet the friendly indigenous people of the Torres Strait and the Top End. The cruise is a fascinating journey combining the very best of Australia’s northern coastline, exploring the Arnhem Land coast and the rarely visited Tiwi Islands. Join the Coral Expeditions I or Coral Discoverer in October 2015 for a remarkable 12-night expedition cruise of Australia’s Top End.

C: Tiffany Marcantelli
P: 1800 079 545
E: sales@coralexpeditions.com
W: www.coralexpeditions.com

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Attractions

Crocodylus Park

Crocodylus Park has added an eco-boat cruise to their impressive attraction. Sit back and relax while you cruise around the constructed river system and view large crocodiles in their natural habitat. Learn about the native vegetation, its traditional uses as well as seeing other wildlife. The cruise lasts 40-45 minutes and an experienced tour guide will give you an insight into the biology and ecology of these impressive animals. Crocodylus Park is located just five minutes from Darwin Airport and has its own bus stop, making it a must see in your Top End Adventure.

W: www.crocodyluspark.com.au

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Outback Floatplanes

The Ultimate Tour is the Territory’s newest adventure tourism experience created by Matt Wright, star of Nat Geo Wild’s “Outback Wrangler” and Troy Thomas, owner of Broome’s Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures. Complete with airboats, helicopters, floatplanes, a houseboat and croc-safe pool, prepare for an action packed half day tour that showcases the best that NT has to offer. Let us take you on a Top End adventure that you’ll never forget!

C: Jordan Walters
P: 08 8981 4881
E: bookings@outbackfloatplanes.com.au
W: www.outbackfloatplanes.com.au

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Foot Falcon Walking Tours

Foot Falcon guided walking tours in Alice Springs now features a new route taking in some of the best sites in Alice Springs. Not just your average wander around town, the entertaining tour is a satisfying, thought-provoking, in-depth look at the history, culture and natural environment of the town. The tour options include the regular morning and afternoon sessions as well as personalised and tailor-made tours. Group bookings are welcome.

C: Linda Wells
P: 0427 569 531
E: f.falcon@bigpond.net.au
W: www.footfalcon.com

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