October November 2015

October / November 2015

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Accommodation  
Djakanimba Pavillions Beswick
Touring  
Airnorth  
The Ghan  
Yellow Water Cruises  
Wayoutback Australian Safaris  
Events  
'Field of Light' at Uluru   

 

Accommodation

Djakanimba Pavillions Beswick

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Djilpin Arts Aboriginal Corporation welcomes a new architect-designed guest facility.

Four stylish and simple elevated Pavilion rooms located in the heart of Beswick Community, adjacent to the Ghunmarn Culture Centre, just 100kms from Katherine via a sealed road. The rooms are energy efficient and ideal for both work and leisure travellers.

The rooms are well appointed with queen beds, air conditioning, a small fridge and breezy verandahs to enjoy the surrounding views.

When you stay with at Djakanimba Pavillions you are guaranteed your room rate is going straight back into a local Indigenous enterprise that supports remote art, culture, training and employment.

C: Rowena Withers
P: 08 8977 4250
E: tourism@djilpinarts.org.au
W: www.djilpinarts.org.au

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Touring 

Airnorth introduces NEW Centre Run route

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Airnorth has announced the expansion of its Northern Territory network with services to operate from Darwin to Katherine, Tennant Creek and onto Alice Springs commencing 19 October, 2015. 

This new route further expands regional air services within Northern and Central Australia for Territorians and visitors to the region.
 
Airnorth will operate full service flights three times a week on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday in their 30 seat Embraer 120 aircraft. 

Customers on this service will be able to earn and redeem Qantas frequent flyer points and also access seamless connectivity via passenger and baggage through check. 

P: 1800 627 474
E: reservations@airnorth.com.au
W: www.airnorth.com.au

The Ghan

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Great Southern Rail has released its 2016/17 timetable with weekly services of The Ghan between Darwin, Alice Springs and Adelaide from 1 April 2016. 

The Ghan Expedition also returns for a second season with departures from Darwin every Wednesday from 3 August to 26 October 2016, which will replace the year round schedule during this time. The Ghan Expedition includes Off Train Excursions in Katherine Gorge and extended touring of Alice Springs including an evening BBQ as well as an upgrade scenic flight option of Uluru.

C: Alexi Paxinos
E: agentsupport@gsr.com.au
W: www.greatsouthernrail.com.au

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Yellow Water Cruises

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Due to the popularity of the early morning and late afternoon cruises on Yellow Water, Kakadu Tourism has introduced the Yellow Water Cruise Package. Guests can enjoy a sunset cruise followed by an early morning cruise the following day. This gives guests the chance to experience more of what Yellow Water has to offer and witness the variety of wildlife throughout the day.

C: Karen O'Connor
P: 08 8979 1504
E: reservations@yellowwater.com.au
W: www.kakadutourism.com/packages-specials

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Wayoutback Australian Safaris

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Wayoutback Australian Safaris are introducing the early morning Yellow Water Cruise product on select tours from 1 May 2016. The introduction of this iconic product in Kakadu National Park will enhance the guest experience on 3/4/5 day Classic Safaris. In addition to Yellow Water Cruises, Wayoutback are introducing more four wheel driving including the Marrakai and Old Jim Jim roads. These new routes keep guests off the tar and out in the bush which provides greater opportunity for wildlife spotting.

C: Carolyn Friend
E: carolyn@wayoutback.com.au
W: www.wayoutback.com.au

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Events


'Field of Light' at Uluru

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Voyages is delighted to announce that the monumental art phenomenon, Bruce Munro’s Field of Light, will be created in its largest form to date at Ayers Rock Resort in the spiritual heart of Australia. The solar-powered installation will open on 1 April 2016, remaining open throughout the Red Centre’s distinct seasons until 31 March 2017.


This ambitious exhibition forms part of Ayers Rock Resort’s commitment to arts and culture, which includes staging once-in-a-lifetime experiences and will illuminate a remote desert area within sight of majestic Uluru. 

W: www.ayersrockresort/fieldoflight

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