Northern Territory What to Pack

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    The daily neccesary light toilet items I...
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Northern Territory What to Pack


    When travelling, and am out and about I ALWAYS carry: A small backpack that carries my digital camera gear and lenses All my daily neccesities. When in the tropics and/or extremely hot parts of Australia ALWAYS carry sufficient fresh bottled water. Also , carry and use , A reliable Mosquito and Insect Repellant. These are important to carry and...

  • Car rental and camping equipment

    On my second trip to Alice Springs i found two car rental companies who also supplied camping gear,tents, mattresses,ice bins,cooking equipment etc.This opition is worth investigating.......

  • Strong footwear........

    I recommend strong hiking boots be worn as some areas for hiking can be quite uneven and rocky ............(KataTjuta National Park)

  • The flies will drive you insane!

    I strongly recommend buying some repellent and/or hats with mesh as the flies in some places are unbelievable.....

  • Desert temperature overnight

    You need to be prepared for very cold temperatures overnight so warm clothing and bedding are a must.

  • prepare for the unexpected

    the desert is dusty, seal your bag long pants and long shirt sleves, its hot, hat a must, warm jumper nights cool off bring all you need lots of but protect your equipment in this often dusty enviroment camp high of the ground, good sleeping bag, watch the jeepers creepers toiletpaper you won't find very often.repellent must be in your bag,...

  • Essentials in the Top End

    hiking boots or sturdy shoes for any walking, sandals alos for those wet trips. Lightweight clothing, long sleeve shirt if your prone to burning and a hat. sunscreen amd mosquito repellent. The UV rating can be as high as 11 and for tourists from colder climates this can become very harsh. Also at dusk especially the mosquito's and sandflies can...

  • Packing List

    You're backpacking, mate. What do you think? Swimming gear is THE essential piece of clothing. SUNSCREEN! Don't bother bringing any flies, they have plenty in the Outback.

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