What many don't know: you do not necessarily need to pay to stay at official camp sites. For an epic roadtrip in Australia you need to have experienced the true freedom which comes with free camping (be with backpacker car or camper van). Find out how you can free camp / wild camp and save a small fortune with this helpful guide. Too easy!
I loved Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory in Australia. It is a city of peaceful suburbs shaded by tropical palms and gardens, with gorgeous sunsets and so much to see and do even before you set out for Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks. Here are my top things to do in Darwin: http://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2012/06/australia-things-to-do-in-darwin-top-end/
The ultimate itinerary for a trip around Australia - visits every capital city and all 8 states and territories, and includes 4 road trips and 6 of the best national parks / natural wonders Australia has to offer! Click through for the detailed itinerary.