Bask in the sunshine up north! Darwin has lots of things to do including swimming, boating, dining and exploring. The coastal city is surrounded by national parks; Mary River and Litchfield. Here you can cruise, hike and fish, keeping an eye out to see which wildlife you can spot. Find an oasis for some wild swimming and enjoy the serenity of the wilderness. In the city, you’ll want to taste your way through Darwin’s diverse food scene, offering everything from crocodile to butter chicken.
What to see and do:
Pick a spot and make the journey to a lagoon in the desert where you can cool off underneath a picturesque waterfall! You can even visit a natural hot spring.
Mindil Beach Sunset Markets
Sample wares from cultures across the world at this diverse melting pot of food, music and art, against the backdrop of a beautiful tropical sunset.
Kick back on a catamaran for a tour out of Darwin, or take a day trip to the Tiwi Islands where you can learn about indigenous Tiwi culture with bush tucker, and gallery visits.
Crocosaurus cove has the largest display of Australian reptiles in the world! This includes the saltwater crocodile, a living dinosaur with impressive size and might. See the croc shows and learn about these amazing and ancient creatures.
Videos of Darwin
How to get there:
Fly directly in to Darwin Airport, or ride the Ghan Rail from Alice Springs or Adelaide.