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.
Green and lush with palms and the perfume of frangipanis, Darwin is the capital of
tropical Australia. Youll 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.
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.
Fairly new Darwin directory trying to attract local businesses to list with them --
contains a lot of empty pages.
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
The Tropical Cyclone Outlook is issued daily in the cyclone season (November to April).
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.
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 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.
The Value Inn is situated in the centre of Darwin, on Mitchell Street. 93 air-conditioned
rooms and swimming pool.
|Tours and Charters
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
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.
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.
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.
Based in Darwin, Telmar Tours organise 4WD and bus tours to Litchfield, Katherine and
End Explorer Tours:
Small group tours (maximum 6 people) out of Darwin to Katherine Gorge and Kakadu National
10% discount to