• Darwin & Surrounds in DARWIN, NT

Million Dollar Fish was started in 2015 and has helped to increase tourism in the Top End. In the event, participants try to catch the big $1 million fish. The fish will be released secretly to one of the main fishing points. The Top End is widely regarded as one of the main fishing destinations in the world. While this event appeals more to people who are enthusiastic about fishing, novices are also welcome. You don’t have to be skilled at fishing to catch the verified tagged barra. Now, the organisers of the event are releasing more than 100 tagged barra, and these have small to large cash prizes. The fish will be released to five major fishing regions, and these are Arnhem Land, Tiwi Islands, Katherine, Darwin, and Kakadu. Million Dollar Fish is held once every year.

  • Alice Springs & Surrounds in ALICE SPRINGS, NT

Carr Easter in the Alice is a mountain bike racing event that is held over a period of four days every year. The event exposes riders to the breathtaking outback landscapes. It is suitable for riders at reasonable fitness levels, but you may need to have some experience in riding mountain bikes. Depending on your fitness level, you can choose between the full race and midi race. The midi race covers a distance of 55km, while the full race covers a distance of 104km. Since the event starts very early in the morning, participants are able to spend the afternoon exploring the town of Alice Springs. There are also waterholes nearby, as well as 4WD tracks.

This event is held in Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. It runs over a period of ten days and showcases the oldest continuous culture in the world. The event doesn’t have any entry fees. A Festival In Light was created by AGB Events, in conjunction with the Northern Territory Major Events Company. It is held in the outdoors and features spectacular displays of indigenous artwork. Also, the 2km of MacDonnell Ranges will be illuminated. The event features live music, films, talks, and performances. Generally, spectators will be able to interact with Aboriginal culture in the only such event in the world. The event attracts people from all over Australia, and every year, more than 20,000 people travel to attend the festival. It has helped to inspire creative content and stories regarding the oldest culture in the world.

  • Darwin & Surrounds in DARWIN, NT

This is the largest music festival in the Northern Territory and has been held annually since 2003. The event has grown significantly over the years, and the organisers have even had to set a cap on the number of attendees. Bass in the Grass has been held at the Darwin Amphitheatre in the capital of the Northern Territory. An affiliated festival known as Bass in the Dust was held in Alice Springs from 2004 to 2008. Since 2019, the event has been held in a larger seaside location at Mindil Beach. This location is known for having beautiful sunsets, and this makes it an even better location for the music festival. As an annual event, it is typically held from mid to late May. The most common music genres featured in the event are rock, hip hop, electronic, and indie.

Opera Australia gives spectators a chance to hear some of the world’s best songs in a uniquely Australian setting. The event is usually held at Uluru and surrounding places. Opera Australia also involves enjoying music in intimate settings. There are packages which you can choose to get a customized experience. The event goes on for the entire night, and viewers are able to watch the morning sunrise over the horizon. The event was first held at Ayers Rock Resort in 2016, and it has since become a major music event in Australia. The management of the event, Opera Australia, is known for being one of the busiest opera companies in the world, and it presents more than 600 music performances around Australia.

The Uluru Camel Cup is held over two days, and it attracts spectators who like watching camels racing. In the event, you will be able to bid on your favourite camel. The event starts with five nail-biting qualifying races, and this is followed by a Dash for Cash and Plate race. The big race in the event is the Uluru Camel Cup, and this will be the final event. It also involves lots of off-track activities, including helicopter flights, reptile shows, outback games, and whip-cracking displays. At night, spectators can party as a live band plays. The party is held under the night sky and is quite magical. Some amenities offered to spectators include car parking, a bar, a café, a shop, and a restaurant. The event is family-friendly, so you shouldn’t hesitate to bring along your kids.

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