Visit the Aboriginal Fine Arts Gallery in Knuckey Street, Darwin, and browse around a range of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal art and craft. View Aboriginal paintings, works on bark, hand-woven baskets, didjeridus, carvings from Arnhem Land and the Central and Western desert regions, and more. A range of CDs and informative books are also available.
When you travel with Britz Campervan, Car and 4WD Rentals, every road takes you on a new adventure. There is no beter way to discover the Northern Territory than in a modern, fully equipped campervan. Britz is part of one of the largest rental companies in the Southern Hemisphere and as such has the ability to ofer a superior level of optons and services. Branches across Australia are open 364 days a year (closed Christmas Day), and ofer a 24 hour roadside assistance helpline, unlimited kilometres, discount vouchers including a variety of extra items for hire.Britz now provides you with ongoing assistance throughout your adventure with their Customer Care Program. The program builds on Britz's solid partnership with BIG4 Holiday Parks, adding value for mutual customers by providing you with a strong support program whilst 'on the road' during your holiday.
Mighty is a great new value brand that is backed by Australasia's biggest campervan company!At Mighty we help travellers kick start stories by providing the best value campervans options that are simple to use with an easy check out process that gets you on the road faster.With convenient campervan pick up locations in both Australia and New Zealand, and 24 hour roadside assistance - Everything is easy; booking, pre-hire, in-hire & post-hire! Grab a campervan today and see the Mighty side of life!
The Bark Hut Inn, a must see historic icon of the Northern Territory, was built in the wild era of buffalo and crocodile hunting and is now the central hub of discovery for the Mary River Wetlands and Kakadu National Park. The centre is situated on the Arnhem Highway approximately half way between Darwin and Kakadu. The property features a range of accommodation, a large swimming pool, a restaurant and take away shop, art gallery, shop, bar, wildlife sanctuary, visitor information and a tour desk. The Bark Hut Inn also provides tours and is a perfect base for exploring the wonders of Kakadu National Park and the Mary River Wetlands.
Barramundi Lodge is a budget accommodation choice with 22 rooms of various types, located 10 minutes from the central business district of Darwin, near the Botanical Gardens, SKYCITY Casino and the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets. The Barramundi Lodge grounds are surrounded by lush tropical gardens with a relaxing pool and barbecue area. The staff pride themselves on friendly and informative service.
The Barra Shack, located in Humpty Doo, offers a variety of belts, bags, diary covers, book covers and purses, all fashioned from the skins of barramundi, crocodile, cow and kangaroo and manufactured on the premises. This is a great spot to purchase an unusual yet unique gift, including polished buffalo horns. Or just relax and listen to Waldo's Australian bush poetry recitals. This is a very popular stop on the drive out to Kakadu National Park.
The Beachfront Hotel, on the waterfront at Nightcliff, attracts locals and tourists alike. It is home to Turtles Bar and Bistro and from Thursday to Sunday, live entertainment is on hand, including local bands and entertainers.On weekends you can enjoy a relaxing breakfast on the outside deck overlooking the Arafura Sea, whilst lunch and dinner is served seven days a week. Savour one of the cold tap beers as the sun sets, relaxing at the bar inside or kick back on the deck.
Established in the late 60's , every visit will reveal another treasure! Take a step back in time and enjoy the "happy buzz" that permeates this suburban hang out with live music every Friday and Saturday night. The real hype though, is the food. Try the 55 day dry aged Scotch Fillet or something "From the paddock". Look for wild Barra skin on, cooked to your liking, and Bogart's famous plank steak served on a Mahogany timber slab! Live music every Friday and Saturday, contact Bogart's for more details.
Mike Keighleys' FAR OUT ADVENTURES has established itself as one of Australia's leading niche' market tour operations. Mike is a fifth generation Aussie who focuses on real Australian experiences as diverse as four wheel drive camping safaris deep into Arnhemland in the Northern Territory to staying at the luxurious El Questro cattle station in the Kimberley. Accommodation can range from five star hotels to camping under a million stars on a million acre cattle station - or a night at a classic Aussie Bush Pub. Transport as varied as Jet Ranger helicopters to off road Four Wheel drives. Cuisine as wild as eating Aboriginal bush tucker to gourmet meals at some of the country's best outback restaurants...
Blending beauty and wellness treatments ensures a holistic approach to not only looking good, but feeling great at any age.The Harmony Darwin Day Spa creates a safe haven for time out and respite for body, mind and spirit.Services and products are designed to be relaxing, therapeutic, youth restoring and most importantly, simple enough to continue at home.Remember to discuss your needs with your therapist during your spaexperience, so you receive the quality of care you deserve.
Indo Pacific Marine is a unique exhibition which promotes their man-made onshore marine ecosystems, highlighting the exclusive features of the coral reefs. Indo Pacific Marine is the longest established marine visitor education facility in the Northern Territory. This exhibition is distinctive because it is a land based living marine education centre where each system is totally self supporting. There is no feeding, filtration or water changing carried out and visitors, regardless of their age or health, are able to experience, learn and marvel, under expert guidance and in full safety with guided tours during the day or night time. This is a showcase of the beauty of the Northern Territory marine environment, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful, fragile, yet potentially dangerous environment on earth. They have committed much energy to the systematic formation of education information and they cover subjects such as food webs, relationships, dangerous marine animals, biodiversity and mans impact on the marine environment – pollution, catching and releasing fish and more. All the eco-systems they have developed are from local waters to ensure a true representation of the valuable marine environment.
Take a walk through the historic George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens to see a wide range of environments and flora of northern Australia, including 450 species of palms and plantings from Tiwi Island and Arnhem Land. Wander through rainforest, mangroves and open woodlands. You're sure to find something interesting in one of the few botanic gardens in the world that also has marine and estuarine plants occurring naturally in its grounds. See orchids, bromeliads and other striking foliage plants up close. There's a collection of about 400 species of palms and cycads, mostly in the rainforest gully that houses a waterfall and ponds. Discover the traditional indigenous uses of local plants when you take a self-guided walk devoted to Aboriginal plant use. The Gardens were established in 1886 to introduce and evaluate plants for the new city. They have survived severe cyclones, major wildfires and World War II. The Wesleyan Church, formerly located on the corner of Mitchell and Knuckey Streets in the city, has been restored and relocated to the gardens and now houses Eva's Cafe.
Darwin Entertainment Centre is the principal live entertainment venue in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Located in the heart of the city, the Darwin Entertainment Centre hosts major natonal and internatonal acts as well as local Eisteddfod compettons, school concerts and Darwin-based artsts.Facilites include the Playhouse, a large, traditonal proscenium arch theatre, seatng approximately 1000, and the smaller more intmate Studio Theatre. The studio seats almost 300 in theatre mode, or just over 200 in cabaret confguraton, with tables and chairs. There is also an exhibiton gallery and rehearsal room.The centre can play host to almost any kind of performance, large or small, and the equipment and facilites rival those in major venues around the world. The centre also has access for the physically disabled, and audio enhancement facilites in both theatres.The Darwin Entertainment Centre box ofce is open Mondays to Fridays from 10am through to 5.30pm. As well as selling tckets for performances at the centre, the box ofce also handles tckets to outside events, including major sportng events and concerts.
Step aboard the spacious 22 metre ketch, Cape Adieu, and indulge yourself in a relaxing cruise around Darwin Harbour with Cape Adieu Harbour Cruises. In addition to their scrumptious daily sunset dinner cruise including fresh Northern Territory seafood, private charters are also available for sunrise breakfast, lunch cruises and private non-catered charters.Cape Adieu Harbour Cruises are also able to offer extended eco-tourism fishing charters. You can use the licensed bar facilities or bring your own alcohol.
Darwin Barra and Crab is a locally owned and family operated company, specialising in small personalised fishing and crabbing tours.Catering for beginners to the experienced, from families to mates, or for anyone who just wants a great days fishing, they can organise a trip to your requirements.No room to pack your own fishing gear, not a problem, Darwin Barra and Crab supply good quality fishing tackle and gear or your welcome to bring your own gear.
Casuarina Square has approximately 200 stores and is the largest shopping complex in Darwin, offering a wide range of specialty stores, a food court and a seven screen cinema complex. Stop by and browse the stores, treat yourself to a movie or sit down and relax with a coffee.There is plenty of parking, a public bus station, taxi rank and Casuarina Square also run their own free shuttle from leading hotels between May and September. Casuarina Square is a popular spot for locals and travellers alike looking to enjoy retail and entertainment.
Overlooking the magnifcent Cullen Bay Marina with superb views of Darwin City, harbour, the Timor Sea and the parklands, Cullen Bay Resorts is only a short stroll to a selecton of Darwin's best restaurants and alfresco cafes along the marina 'eat street'. Choose from a one or two bedroom self-contained apartment complete with kitchen and laundry facilites or a beautfully appointed hotel room with queen bed and great views from the private balcony. Relax by the swimming pool, walk along the beach enjoying one of Darwin's spectacular sunsets, or sail on Darwin's beautful harbour. Cullen Bay Resorts is only a short walk from the Cullen Bay shops and restaurants that ofer a wide range of cuisines amidst the vibrant marina atmosphere.For those in the mood for more, Cullen Bay's central locaton puts you only minutes from the casino, golf course, botanic gardens and the famous Mindil Beach Sunset Markets and Darwin city shopping and central business district.
With operatons bases in Darwin and Alice Springs, Intrepid Connectons is your choice for exploring the Northern Territory. Local expertse, great informatve and fun guides, permanent tented camp sites and a comfortable feet of all terrain vehicles means they can get you to all the main sites as well as explore of the path treasures on trips ranging from two to nine days.With a selecton of diferent travel styles to choose from, you are the maker of your own destny when it comes to travelling with Intrepid Connectons. Whether you are an adrenaline junkie, nature lover; like to get actve or maybe prefer to 'fop and drop' - there's diferent optons to suit your interest and budget.Intrepid Connectons can also custom make a private itnerary for you or a special group charter, just ask.
Buslink, the passenger transport professionals, are the Northern Territory's largest private bus company, operating over 150 vehicles in the Northern Territory. Buslink operate public bus, school bus and charter bus services throughout the Territory. With extensive experience in conference and major event transport Buslink can organise all your event transport around your requirements, providing a superior service. No job is too big or too small.
Crocodylus Park is a best place to come face to face with the largest reptles on the planet. Built upon 30 years of experience in crocodile research and conservaton, Crocodylus Park plays host to over a thousand crocodiles from 30 centre meters long hatchlings to massive adults measuring over 4.8 meters and weighing more than half a ton.Go along for the crocodile feeding tours at 10am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3.30pm and you may have a chance at feeding one of the big guys then hold a baby croc. Their diverse array of other wildlife, including big cats, primates, birds and other reptles, ensure the crocodiles don't steal all the limelight.Crocodylus Park is part of Wildlife Management Internatonal (WMI), an Australian wildlife research and consultng company with over 30 years of natonal and internatonal experience in all aspects of wildlife research, conservaton, management and sustainable use. Professor Grahame Webb, one of Australia's beter-known zoologists, established WMI in 1978. In 1994, WMI opened Crocodylus Park, and although it started as a crocodile research and educaton centre, it has now expanded to become one of Darwin's zoos with exotc and natve animals.