COVID-19 Travel Advice

Now that the Northern Territory borders are due to open to domestic travel on July 17, it's time to start planning your holiday to the #RedCentreNT!

We are here to assure you we are adhering to COVID-19 restrictions and regulations. Find out how below... 


Can I currently visit the Northern Territory?

International Travel

Australia's borders are closed.

From 9pm, 20 March 2020, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia.

In-bound Australian travellers should check the latest updates and travel safety information on the Smart Traveller website. From 11:59pm,

Saturday 28 March, all international arrivals into Australia will be subject to mandatory quarantine for 14 days. 

From 12:01am, Thursday 26 March, Australians are banned from travelling overseas.

Domestic Travel

The Northern Territory borders are due to open to domestic travel on July 17, this means people entering the Territory do not have to quaratine.  Up untill this date, all arrivals will need to force quarantine in a hotel, with expenses covered by the traveler. Alternatively, you can quarantine in your designated home. 

To learn more about how border controls are being enforced, visit the Border Control page on the Northern Territory Government website.

Travel within the Northern Territory 
As of June 5, the Northern Territory bio-security areas were lifted. This means if you are already in the Territory, you can travel around freely. 

What is open?
To find out what tours, attractions, accommodation and caravan parks are currently open, please view our Open Businesses webpage.  

Can I visit any National Parks? 
All Northern Territory Parks and Reserves are now open, please visit the Northern Territory Parks and Wildlife page for a full list. 

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park was closed until 11.59 pm 18 June 2020, in line with measures enacted under the Biosecurity Act.

Can I walk the Larapinta Trail?
Yes, the Larapinta Trail is now open. 

What do I do if I’m feeling unwell?

If you have flu-like symptoms, you should seek your doctor’s advice. For more information on coronavirus, visit Australian Department of Health, or contact the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 (in Australia) or your local health authorities for instructions on what to do.

 If you have further questions, check out the Tourism NT COVID-19 Q&A's website, or get in touch with us on 1800 645 199 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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