When it comes to the Top end tourist attractions of Australia, Darwin comes on the scene. This tropical capital of Northern Territory shows off a relaxed and easy-go attitude making it a more homely place for the visitors coming from all across the world.
Regardless of what makes it a perfect holiday escape for you, Darwin has in store something special for every visitor that will make you return home with a whole bunch of happiness and lifetime memorable holiday experiences.
Here are the best 5 ways to explore the real Darwin during your trip.
Visit the markets and the harbour area
If you want to see the real hustle and bustle in the city, head down to its parks, beaches and markets. If you are visiting the region between May and October, there is a great opportunity to join the locals with a plate of sizzling hot satay at the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets.
The annual Darwin Beer Can Regatta is a must-see event for visitors arriving in Darwin in July. From April to November, the locals and the visitors alike can enjoy one of their favourite movies under open sky roof with a can of beer and stars glitzing over heads at the Deckchair Cinema.
Take in the soothing balmy weather of Darwin with a harbourside dinner at Cullen Bay Marina or board into a sunset harbour cruise to unfold the history of the region.
Meander through the Tropical Parklands and watch out the Wildlife
Walk past the aboriginal plant species in George Brown Botanic Gardens, swim in the lap of nature, and enjoy a barbeque at sunset with your beloved ones. Visit the holy Aboriginal sites at Casuarina Coastal Reserve.
Pay a visit to Berry Springs Nature Park, where you can enjoy bird watching in monsoon forest and spot fishes with your naked eyes in the pristine waters of swimming holes. You can get closer to the wildlife of Darwin by exploring the Territory Wildlife Park, located just a short drive from the city.
Step Back in the Past
Visit the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in order to reveal the great wealth of aboriginal heritage. If not short on time, unfold the defence history of top end at Point Military Museum.
An Epic Road Trip to the Tiwi Islands
Experience the fun and excitement of the Grand Football Final held in Nguiu of Tiwi Islands in March every year. Make sure you book your comfort and economic motorhome rentals in Darwin which is well in advance to make the most of your holiday time in the region. Upon arrival, navigate through the incredible beauty and charm of nature as you pass by with your four wheels.
Witness the best of nature at Litchfield National Park
Spare a whole day to explore the breathtaking waterfalls, wildlife, birdlife, mountain ranges, plunge pools, and spectacular lush green rainforests of Litchfield National Park. It takes only one-and-a-half hour by a car or a 4WD to reach this national park from Darwin. The best of the nature is calling you!
So, what’s stopping you now? Kick off the holiday delights of Darwin!