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Darwin -- The Top End

Aviation Heritage Centre:
The Australian Aviation Heritage Centre has an impressive presentation of aircraft and displays depicting the Northern Territory's involvement in aviation, both civil and military. From the early pioneers and record breakers -- through World War II and the Jet age of Vulcan's, Concorde and other exotic aircraft.

Darwin Attractions:
Green and lush with palms and the perfume of frangipanis, Darwin is the capital of tropical Australia. You’ll find plenty of attractions for your entertainment: nightclubs, theatres, a casino, large shopping complexes, a smorgasboard of restaurants, fabulous multicultural markets and international standard sporting facilities.

Darwin Croc Farm:
The Darwin Crocodile Farm is situated on the Stuart Highway, 38km south of Darwin. From a small beginning in 1981 the farm is now home to some 10,000 crocodiles; ranging in size from hatchlings, just a few centimeters long, to large males over 5 metres in length. The majority of visitors arrive to view the daily feeding display, when the large animals leave their water holes to be hand fed by the experienced handlers.

Streets of Darwin:
Fairly new Darwin directory trying to attract local businesses to list with them -- contains a lot of empty pages.

Tourism Top End:
Darwin is quickly becoming recognised as a destination in its own right with a myriad of accommodation options, hundreds of restaurants and eateries, beautiful parklands and reserves and of course the perfect place to base yourself for your visit to the Top End region.

Tropical Cyclone Warnings:
The Tropical Cyclone Outlook is issued daily in the cyclone season (November to April).

Darwin Accommodation

Chillis Backpackers Hostel:
Chillis Backpackers Hostel is located right in the heart of Darwin making it close to great bars, clubs, shopping and sightseeing. Budget double, single and dorm rooms.

Mirambeena Tourist Resort:
Darwin's Mirambeena Tourist Resort, on Cavenagh St, offers 225 air conditioned rooms, 33 self-contained townhouses, pool side cafe and two bars. You can also dine in air conditioned comfort, or on the fan cooled balcony, at the fully licensed Treetops Restaurant; overlooking the pools.

Park Lodge:
Park Lodge is a small, twenty room tourist lodge, set in large, tropical gardens; in a quiet area close to Darwin city. Central to the Botanical Gardens, Mindal Beach Sunset Markets, Parap Markets, and MGM Grand Casino. Located in Stuart Park.

Value Inn:
The Value Inn is situated in the centre of Darwin, on Mitchell Street. 93 air-conditioned rooms and swimming pool.

Tours and Charters from Darwin

Acacia Luxury Transport:
Specialises in private charter tours to Kakadu, Katherine Gorge and Litchfield National Park (to name a few), and offers a variety of Darwin city sights tours; from 2 hours to several days. The vehicle fleet consists of limousines, deluxe 4WD's, as well as 9 and 21 seater mini-coaches.

Arafura Boat Charter:
Arafura Boat Charter can take a total of 36 people inside Darwin Harbour or out to the surrounding areas of Australia's Northern waters. They specialise in fishing charters but are happy to take clients on tours of the harbour on sunset or sunrise cruises.

Aussie Overlanders:
A Darwin based owner-operated company with a passion for the environment and Aboriginal culture, Aussie Overlanders specialise in 4WD camping safaris to Kakadu National Park, Arnhem Land, Litchfield National Park and the Katherine region.

Billy Can Tours:
Billy Can Tours operate in the Top End offering seven itineraries and private charters for camping or accommodated tours of Kakadu National Park, Litchfield Park, Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) and Arnhem Land. All tours depart from, and return to, your accommodation in Darwin.

Darwin Barra Fishing Tours:
Anyone who has ever watched and felt a silver slab of barra jump clear of the water with their lure hanging from it's mouth knows there is no fish like the Barramundi; Australia's most famous fish. Trips are available from 1 day to extended tours from 2-14 days.

Darwin Holiday Shop:
Located om The Esplanade, in Darwin, this company offer tours to Kakadu, Litchfield Park and Katherine Gorge.

Telmar Tours:
Based in Darwin, Telmar Tours organise 4WD and bus tours to Litchfield, Katherine and Mataranka.

Top End Explorer Tours:
Small group tours (maximum 6 people) out of Darwin to Katherine Gorge and Kakadu National Park.
10% discount to TravelNotes members.

Art From The Land -- A look at the unique and complex nature of Australian Aboriginal artistic expression.
Art From The Land


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