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Want your very own ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ adventure? Here’s how


By Steve Brown

Whether you want to don the drag or simply just follow in the footsteps of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the Northern Territory is just the place to have your very own Australian Outback adventure.

Whilst the ladies didn’t start their adventure in Darwin, you definitely should.  Darwin is a place unlike any other where people come from all over the world to chase the warmth of an endless summer.  Darwin is home to mesmerising sunsets, buzzing markets, amazing food and an awesome party scene.  

Mindil Beach Markets, Darwin

With this metropolis at your doorstep, explore the natural wonders of neighbouring World-Heritage listed Kakadu National Park, the thundering waterfalls of Litchfield and the spectacular Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. 

Berry Springs, Darwin

Kakadu is not only rich in natural beauty, it has an abundance of native wildlife, an ancient Aboriginal culture, and is also a place of endless adventure including: 4WD safaris, billabong cruises, fantastic hikes and crystal-clear waterholes for swimming. For the top ten things to do in Kakadu visit here.

Twin Falls, Kakadu

Fly, drive, or take the iconic Ghan train from Darwin to Alice Springs.  ‘The Alice’ is known as both the ‘Rainbow Capital’ of Australia and the ‘real’ Outback. 

Get a taste of the towns’ personality in one of the many quirky bars, cafes and festivals, or explore the desert surrounds via one of the many bike trails. 

Wide Open Spaces Festival, Alice Springs

Alice Springs is also the gateway to Australia’s most recognisable icon, Uluru (Ayers Rock).

Uluru at Sunrise

Known as the ‘Spiritual heart of Australia’, the World-Heritage listed Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park is a must do bucket list item. Watch Uluru breathtakingly change colours at sunrise and sunset; walk, cycle or segway around the 6.2mi base and wander through the domes of Kata Tjuta.

Be sure to include a trek around the rim of Kings Canyon whilst in this spectacular part of Australia.

Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)

Camel Trek, Red Centre

Singapore Airlines has £760 return fares from London to Darwin and £740 return from Manchester. Find out more plus information on your Northern Territory adventure here.

Singapore Airlines

For a taste of Australia’s fabulous Outback, this summer, Nomad Cinema will be screening The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at Queens Park, London on 30 August.

Singapore Airlines will be giving away two tickets to Darwin on the night so come along to be in with the chance of winning. Book tickets here