When travelling around the Central Australia region and Northern Territory, be prepared…

Overheating can cause death. Even if you are an experienced walker, you must take precautions when visiting the Northern Territory and Central Australia parks, reserves and attractions. Walking in hot weather can result in heat exhaustion, which may progress to a potentially fatal heatstroke. Don’t ignore the early warning signs

  • If you feel unwell, stop. 
  • Rest in the shade and drink water.
  • DO NOT drink alcohol or sugary drinks like soft drinks.  These can make dehydration worse. 

Check out and read the NT Government Beat the Heat - How to stay safe in the heat

Download and read the “Beat the Heat Information Sheet