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0 Natures Way Drive - 4 Day Travel Itinerary

The Nature’s Way Drive travels in a triangular route showcasing the best of the Top End. This 940 kilometre, 5 day self drive begins in Darwin and commences through the Adelaide and Mary River wetlands and onto World Heritage-listed Kakadu and...

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1 Katherine

A visit to Darwin is not complete without a visit to the world famous Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge). ​

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1 The Tiwi Islands

Just 80 kilometres north of Darwin lie Bathurst and Melville Islands, known collectively as the Tiwi Islands.

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1 Arnhem Land

The Arnhem Land Region is located in the north-eastern corner of the territory and is located around 500 km from Darwin.

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1 Climate

Darwin is no hotter or more humid than Asian destinations such as Bali and Singapore, with year round temperatures consistently around 32 degrees celsius, ensuring a fabulous outdoor lifestyle. The weather in the tropics is influenced by only two seasons-...

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1 Getting There

-By Air Getting to the Northern Territory is easy. Darwin is only a three to four hour flight from most Australian capital cities. Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Blue, Sky West and Airnorth all fly regularly to Darwin. Darwin is also closer to Asia than any oth...

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1 Events in Darwin

Tiwi Islands Football Grand Final and Art Sale - March The Tiwi Islands Football Grand Final and Art Sale takes place every March in Nguiu, the main settlement on Bathurst Island. The football is fast and skilful with many players electing to play barefo...

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1 Markets in Darwin

Mindil Beach Sunset Market Held every Thursday and Sunday night from April to October, these are Darwin's largest and most popular weekly markets, this vibrant market features a multitude of stalls offering international cuisine, arts, crafts and...

Markets in Darwin

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1 Indo Pacific Marine

A National Tourism Award, 9 Brolga Awards for excellence and eco tourism is recognition of this unique exhibition (One of only 3 exhibitions like this is in the world).

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1 Crocodylus Park & Zoo

Crocodylus Park is Darwin’s premier tourist and educational attraction, located just 5 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from Darwin’s city centre. ​

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1 Crocosaurus Cove

Famous for its Cage of Death, Crocosaurus Cove is home to Australia’s only crocodile dive that brings you face to face with some of the largest Saltwater Crocodiles in captivity.

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1 Shopping

Check out the boutiques in the relaxed alfresco-style of the City Mall and surrounding streets. For the serious shopper, Casuarina Square, the largest shopping centre in the Territory, boasts over 200 retail stores and two major department stores.

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1 Dining

Boasting a population made up of people from more than 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnic backgrounds, the multicultural flavour of the Territory is well represented in its dining experiences.

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1 Accommodation

Accommodation in Darwin ranges from hostel and backpacker lodges, to inner city resorts and five star hotels. All accommodation provides the convenience of off-street parking and easy access to public transport. Choose from accommodation located in the he...

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1 Djukbinj National Park

Along the Arnhem Highway, about an hour's drive from Darwin and forming part of the scenic Marrakai floodplains, the Djukbinj National Park contains a portion of the catchment and drainage for the Adelaide River.

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1 Charles Darwin National Park

Just a short drive from the city is Charles Darwin National Park - the perfect place to enjoy a picnic or wander around this waterfront park. Although this park is new, the land has history . Shell middens in the area show that Aboriginal people have use...

Charles Darwin National Park

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1 Litchfield National Park

Crystal-clear swimming holes and pleasant bushwalking trails make Litchfield National Park a favourite among Darwin locals. Located just an hour-and-a-half drive south of Darwin, the park features diverse environments from rugged sandstone escarpments to...

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1 European History

The city has had a tough history. Founded as Australia’s most northerly harbour port in 1869, its population rapidly expanded after the discovery of gold at nearby Pine Creek in 1871, which brought an influx of Chinese. World War II put Darwin on th...

European History

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1 Mary River National Park

Mary River National Park is without doubt a magical place. Many believe these vast wetlands are the most beautiful in the Top End. Lagoons, canals and billabongs make up the waterways of the wetlands that is home to a vast variety of birdlife, some of the...

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1 Kakadu National Park

Kakadu is the largest National Park in Australia covering almost 20,000 square kilometres - that’s nearly half the size of Switzerland! World Heritage listed for both its environment and living Aboriginal culture, Kakadu is a special place renowned...

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