From Darwin to Uluru and all the way to the Alice, there are heaps of places for you to bike, ranging from the very challenging to the easy going, all of which perfect for seeing the sites and experiencing mother nature at her finest.
So, if you’re looking for a wheely awesome bike, quadbike or motorbike adventure round the NT, then the 3 tours we’ve got for you today are guaranteed to get your tyres spinning.
3 Of The Best Bike Tours Around The Northern Territory
Outback Cycling Tours
Starting off our list is Outback Cycling Tours, which offers not one but TWO great locations for you to spin your tyres on.
Choose from either a self-guided ride round the picturesque landscape of Uluru or choose between multiple guided options around the town of Alice Springs, including:
- A 4-day tour of Alice Springs through the MacDonnell Ranges plus camping in the outback
- A Mountain Bike Sunset Tour
- A Mountain Bike Night Tour
- Guided Excursion Tours around the Alice
Bookings are recommended, as these tours and the bikes are often snapped up quickly. And don’t worry if you’ve never been on a mountain bike before because Outback Cycling Tours cater for all levels from the absolute beginner to the pros.
Outback Quad Biking
Operating just 15 minutes out of Alice Springs, at the famed Undoolya Cattle Station, Outback Quad Adventures provides an all-terrain experience blended with the wonder of wildlife and wilderness.
You have the option of spending half-a-day or a full day riding through dams, bush tracks and even alongside mountain ranges, and the best part is, no experience, or license, is needed.
Outback Quad Adventures offers 4 quadtastic tours:
- Quad Rush
- Undooluya Discovery
- Two Station Tour
- Outback Thrill Seeker High Adrenaline Adventure
Also available is their four-wheel drive cattle station tour, where you can check out a real outback cattle station before heading off for the awesome view of the West MacDonnell Ranges.
Southern Cross Motorbike Tours
Based out of Darwin, Southern Cross Motorbike Tours offers its guests quality guided tours through some of the best spots in the NT.
Their guides are well in the know when it comes to the culture and taking care of the environment, which means you can live out your Mad Max fantasy without disrespecting the land or the indigenous culture.
Starting in Darwin, you can venture out and take advantage of tours to places such as:
- The Finke Desert (The NT’s most famous extreme race track)
- Ride the Savannah Way to the Rainforests of Cairns
- Litchfield Waterfalls (1 Day)
- Kakadu (4 Days)
For those who are more adventurous, Southern Cross even offer a Do It Your Way package and will help you plan your own custom guided, or self-ride, tour around the NT, book your flights and accommodation and will even organise your permits!