Northern Territory Government Newsroom

Flights on sale as the Top End stars in The Amazing Race Australia

Millions of viewers across Australia tuned in to watch The Amazing Race Australia finale as the final three teams including the Territory’s own Deadly Duo Jasmin & Jerome rushed to the finish line in the Top End.

The iconic Darwin Waterfront and spectacular Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge featured in the last episode as the final three couples battled it out for the $250,000 grand prize. The metro-only audience reach for the finale episode was 1,187,728 viewers.

Territory tourism businesses received national exposure with the final three teams skydiving into Katherine with Top End Tandem, having a taste of the outback working with Tom Curtain’s working dogs and wild horses at the Katherine Outback Experience before taking in the Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge on a Nitmiluk Tours Helicopter flight followed by a canoeing adventure through the Nitmiluk Gorges.

Tourism NT partnered with Jetstar to co-sponsor the season and showcase the Territory to a national audience.

Jetstar has released a sale so The Amazing Race viewers and holiday hunters can book a bargain-priced trip to the Territory. From 4-9 December, viewers can fly to Darwin or Uluru from $89.

To book flights, go to https://www.jetstar.com/au/en/deals/christmas-sale

To view bookable adventure activities, go to  www.northernterritory.com/adventure  

Quotes from Executive General Manager Marketing Tourism NT, Tony Quarmby:

“Tourism NT was thrilled to see the Top End’s natural beauty, stunning locations and plethora of experiences on offer showcased to millions of viewers around the country.

“The Amazing Race Australia audience are seeking interesting and unique travel destinations and activities. The mass national exposure from The Amazing Race Australia and the co-operative marketing promotion with Jetstar’s sale gives Australians extra incentive to visit the NT.”

Media Contact: Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture 0428 052 647

The Amazing Race teams at the finish line in Nitmiluk Gorge

Canoeing through the Nitmiluk Gorges