Sail across the harbour from Darwin to the Tiwi Islands, glide across wetlands and spot local wildlife, or cool off under a waterfall in Litchfield National Park, you'll be spoiled for choice in this very special city.
There are more crocodiles in the Northern Territory than anywhere else in the world, so jump in a boat or visit a park and meet the real locals.
Take a cruise or join a fishing charter and experience the lush Mary River wetlands, a thriving microcosm of Top End wildlife, birds and fish.
Discover misty waterfalls and lush waterholes, hit the trail in a 4WD, or take it nice and slow and wander through Litchfield National Park on foot.
With national parks only a few hours away, walking trails are a great way of getting out there and appreciating nature, wildlife and indigenous culture.
Galleries in the Darwin region are as fascinating and diverse as the artworks they hold. See post modernism and ancient carvings in the one afternoon.
Whether you're on the road or off, hiking, sailing or in the air, there's something for everyone in Darwin. Get out there and see it for yourself.
Live it up with Darwin's relaxed vibes, tropical weather and seemingly never-ending art and culture events, sporting festivals, and buzzing outdoor markets. Top it off with a Mindil Beach sunset.
Aboriginal Dreamtime, tales of pioneering spirit and immigration, and WWII survival stories are just part of the region's captivating history.
Discover the wealth and diversity of the region's indigenous culture and hear the ancient Dreamtime stories that will enrich your Top End experience.
From the sparkling harbour and WWII history to the city's Asian-influenced food and tropical outdoor lifestyle, Darwin is an adventurers' paradise.
Take a trip across the water from Darwin to discover the beautiful Tiwi Islands and find out why they are nicknamed the 'Island of Smiles'.
Take a trip to Australia's largest national park and discover Aboriginal rock art sites and exotic landscapes teeming with wildlife.
There's heaps to explore in West Arnhem Land including Garig Gunak Barlu National Park & Seven Spirit Bay, Injalak art centre, Mt Borradaile and more.
Kick off your Katherine adventure in the NT's third-largest town. Try a spot of caving, join a river cruise, or fly over the stunning Katherine Gorge.
Grab your fishing rod and camping gear and explore the thermal springs, gorges, swimming holes and barramundi hot spots all around the region.
Visit the small pastoral town of Mataranka, made famous by the novel We of the Never Never and renowned for its sandy-bottomed thermal pool.
Fly, swim, walk or sail? You'll be amazed by what Darwin and the surrounding region has to offer. All you have to do is get out there and live it.
The Top End is teeming with exotic birdlife, mammals, reptiles and marine life. Get ready for some inspiring nature and wildlife experiences.
Experience the rich culture of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal art, and be amazed by the stories behind the region's history and heritage.
Hit the roads out of Darwin to discover the region's stunning national parks, pristine river systems and abundance of nature and wildlife.
A holiday the whole family will enjoy; from wildlife parks and markets to wave pools and waterholes, you’ll have a family adventure to last a lifetime.
From sparkling Darwin Harbour and the Mary River wetlands to the Tiwi Islands and the Dundee Coast, the Darwin region is an angler's paradise.
A programme of recognition and interpretations through music and dance forming a collaborative reflection for our community in the 40 year anniversary of Cyclone Tracy.
Featuring original choreography...
Enjoy loads of fun including a disco party and dance competitions, Christmas craft, loads of beach balls, prizes up for grabs and Christmas treats from Santa!
Santa will also make an appearance at precinct...
Each year Darwin throws a big party and invites everyone to come and welcome in the New Year.
Find a spot with a view, spread out a picnic rug or your own chairs and settle in for an evening of entertainment...
Get set for the hard hits and furious pace as Darwin plays host to first class rugby sevens action at Rugby Park Marrara - The Hottest Sevens In The World.
Beginning in 1989 as the Territory 7's, the...
Join us in celebration for a morning filled with an exciting early morning fun run, live entertainment, a free sausage sizzle, fabulous giveaways, funky live entertainment to enjoy and water tag activities...
Grab the family for an action packed night of mud racing.
Held in the tropical season, this loud, fast pace, exciting and very very dirty sport (for the competitors) is great viewing for all the family....
Territory Made Pop Up Upmarkets is the Territory's newest cultural event. Explore the rich tapestry of stalls showcasing handcrafted wares created in the Territory by Territorians.
Wares that are designed...
Join the colour and community of the Darwin Pride Festival - the annual celebration of lifestyle for the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transsexual and intersexual community.
The busy festival program includes...
Shake off the West season barnacles and celebrate the Dry at this massive family fun fiesta with 15 activity areas across Music, Dance, Art and Sand Sculpture competitions, plus creative workshops and...
Join in the thrill of a women's-only, fishing competition.
The Reel Women Barra Classic is one of two Northern Territory ladies-only fishing tournaments, with the main focus on encouraging women to participate...
The Paspaley Darwin - Star Ball, is a fundraiser for the Starlight Children's Foundation, and is in its fifth year with this years theme being Moulin Rouge. There will be live entertainment, so don't forget...
Dance the evening away at this year's10th annual Autism NT's Ball and Auction night.
Get ready to out-bid the other diners and your friends during the auction, don't forget to buy your raffle tickets,...
Join in the excitement of a traditional country race meeting.
The Adelaide River Races, set in beautiful shady grounds, feature a seven-race program, with TAB and bookie facilities on site. Bar and food...
Celebrate our thriving and successful multicultural community by joining the picnic atmosphere at the Darwin Waterfront.
There will be food, entertainment, come and try activities and you can make a floating...
Celebrate the Queen's Birthday weekend at the Top Half Folk Festival - at Mary River Park, about 110km east of Darwin
The festival features two main evening concerts, afternoon concerts, workshops, presentations,...
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