NT a big Insta hit
THE Territory’s natural beauty has swept the globe as several outback images on Instagram amass thousands of likes.
Tourism NT’s Instagram page @AusOutbackNT has announced the top 10 most liked Territory pictures of 2018 with the most popular image receiving more than 8000 likes from users across the world.
A photo of Mataranka’s glistening turquoise thermal pools, snapped by user @savvy_social topped the list with 8300 likes and counting.
The face behind @savvy_social Mel Brautigam was excited to share images of the NT’s stunning landscape.
“The wet season is a magical time to explore our backyard as everything is lush and green and our waterholes are fresh,” she said.
“I was born in Darwin and have lived in the Territory my whole life and am still left in awe when exploring the NT.
“Everyone should become a Territory ambassador and share the best of their experiences via the NTaustralia hashtag.”
The Mataranka region has been the centre of attention this year.
In July an image of Bitter Springs received more than one million likes after the image was shared by Instagram’s official account.
Uluru was the most photographed destination with six of the 10 top images showcasing the landmark.
Tourism and Culture Minister Lauren Moss was in awe of the images.
“The Territory’s spectacular natural beauty is like nowhere else on the planet,” she said.
“From the Top End to the Red Centre, the Territory offers an abundance of unique natural landscapes, attractions and experiences.”
Swimming at Maguk, Kakadu by @lisahnl received 7200 likes Uluru night sky by @bmillar.au receive received 8300 likes Mataranka Thermal Pool by @savvy_social received more than 8300 likes Helicopter flight over Kata Kt Tjuta by @jasoncharleshill received 7000 likes Helicopter flight over Uluru by @shaun_jeffers had 7500 likes
Uluru storm by taken by Kartikeya Sharma (via Facebook) received 7100 likes
Darwin storm by @c_a_s_s_a_n_d_r_a received 7000 likes
Rain waterfalls on Uluru by @chaseolearyphoto received 7100 likes
Field of Light at Uluru by @kate_miles_ received 7500 likes