Darwin is a city almost surrounded by water, with the ocean on three sides and is the perfect place to explore it many natural attractions that include Kakadu National Park, Arnhem Land, the Tiwi Islands and the Lichfield National Park. With its bustling city life all year round, warm sunny weather, balmy nights and electric atmosphere, Darwin attracts visitors from all over the world to explore and discover its many delights. With the foreshore Mindil Sunset markets, excellent shopping, abundance of dining options of all kinds, family friendly attractions and plenty of accommodation to choose from, it is no wonder why Darwin draws the crowds.
Take in the history dating back to World War II, learn about the devastating Cyclone Tracy that ripped through the city in 1974 or perhaps join a walking tour for the day to see the sights with a local. With the chance to enjoy some of the best fishing charters, cruises to neighbouring Tiwi Island where the thick rainforest, stunning beaches and rock pools are more than inviting and plenty of family fun to be had, you can only start to imagine the entertainment and fun you will have while holidaying in Darwin. Explore the parks and gardens, base your holiday around one of the calendar events that come to Darwin each year from concerts to food festivals or even take in a film down at the open air cinema in a relaxing deckchair.
Darwin’s climate is broken into two distinctive parts, wet and dry seasons, with the dry season beginning in May and carrying on through to September where the days boasting brilliant blue skies and warm tempts and the wet season is just that, wet. The temperatures are high, around the top 30’s, there are many days that present rain and impressive lightening shows come the afternoon which are an attraction in their own right. Visit the Crocodylus Park to watch the crocodiles get their daily feed and where you can also swim with the mighty creatures, in a safe enclosure! Darwin is alive with wildlife, whether you are visiting the wildlife parks or exploring the National Parks, you can get up close to so many different animal species.
The Darwin Harbour offers plenty of water fun whether you wish to do some fishing with the kids, take a sunset cheese and wine cruise, go jet skiing or setting sail for the open waters. Stay in accommodation overlooking the harbour, along the foreshore or right in the heart of the city, take time out for a pampering day spa session, let the kids enjoy the playgrounds, watch buskers in the street or visit the Casino for anyone who is feeling lucky. Darwin is a city of no limits, where anything is possible and you can experience many things! With every type of accommodation all with different price tags, great family entertainment with a lot of attractions being free of charge, tours, annual events, interesting markets, beaches and fringing island paradise’s there is no reasons to wait any longer to visit beautiful Darwin.
Make this holiday spot your next destination and discover the delights of the Top End! The Northern Territory has so many amazing spots on offer and Darwin is just the beginning.