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SyNTax : tales from the Territory



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whats new Come and discover the treasures of the Top End with NT Indigenous Tours and experience the natural and cultural environment from an Aboriginal perspective. Northern Territory Indigenous Tours is a 100% indigenous-owned, locally-based business and is run by former park Ranger and Wildlife Park guide Tess Atie who grew up within the area, south-west of Darwin. The tours combine the sites and sounds of Litchfield National Park, the Territory Wildlife Park, a visit to Blythe Homestead and have exclusive access to Tesss grandfathers old sawmill camp at beautiful Woolaning Spring. Visitors will see native animals in the wild and also get a chance to swim in the spectacular waterfalls to cool off. Tours range from full day tours to personal charters and all tours include transfers and a luxury Toyota Landcruiser with and are limited to a maximum of six passengers per tour. Tour: 1 Day Aboriginal Litchfield tour including the Territory Wildlife Park Adults: $239 Children: $199 Phone: 1300 92 11 88, Mobile: 0421 101 912 Email: info@NTindigenoustours.com www.ntindigenoustours.com.au New cultural tour for Litchfield Photo: Owner/guide Tess Attie Darwins heritage uncovered Now is your chance to experience the untold story behind Darwins involvement during WWII on the new Bombing of Darwin WWII Heritage Tours recently nominated in the Travelling in Australia Magazines 20 Best Awards Historical and Cultural Category. Darwin has dealt with its fair share of blows over the years, from the natural disaster of Cyclone Tracey in 1974, to the lesser known bombing by the Japanese during WWII in 1942. Truly a resilient community, Darwin returned stronger than ever. This half day tour is a well-researched, entertaining and historical account from a locals perspective, showcasing the visible reminders and relics of the Japanese bombing of Darwin during World War II. You will visit each of the actual bombing sites from that significant period in Australias history and also gain an understanding of soldiers and locals who witnessed these extraordinary events. The tour also includes a trip to the Darwin Military Museum where you to see authentic gun emplacements built to protect Australia during the war among other displays. In addition the sites visited, owner and tour guide Garry Gallagher provides first hand information about his own familys experience during the bombing of Darwin, explaining his father and uncles involvement as they fought to defend the city. Bombing of Darwin heritage tours depart daily from the CBD in an airconditioned bus, prices range from $75 for adults and $45 for children, with a minimum of two passengers and a maximum of eleven per tour. Phone: 0432 041 132 Email: tours@bombingofdarwin.com.au www.bombingofdarwin.com.au Photo: WWII monument, Darwin Esplanade