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.
Territory Day is one of the most spectacular events on the festival calendar. For one day only the Territory lights up in a rainbow of rockets, bangers and Roman candles.
Celebrating the anniversary that...
Share in the excitement of Darwin's premier horse racing calendar.
The picturesque Fannie Bay Racecourse track is one of only a few dirt tracks in operation on the circuit, and the Darwin Turf Club is...
MFC vs Fremantle, Darwin - Saturday July 9
Catch an Australian Football League (AFL) match in Darwin.
Melbourne Football Club will be back in the Northern Territory in July for the Round 16 match against...
The Darwin Fringe Festival is a vibrant ten-day festival held during the beautiful Darwin dry season. The 2016 Festival runs from the 15th to the 24th of July and boasts a bumper program for all tastes.
This annual Darwin family event is a spectacle for all who line Mindil Beach and cheer on the home-made boats of cans, plastic soft drink bottles and cartons, as they flounder and sink in the shallows....
Come and enjoy all the fun and excitement of the NT's largest annual community event. There's loads of free entertainment, displays, demonstrations and exhibitions plus all the excitement and fun of Side...
IT'S SHOWTIME! This year's Show is once again a winning mixture of entertainment, exhibition and showcase with a strong emphasis on education.
Don't miss out on this 3 day, fun-filled family event including...
Miss Muddy is a 5km muddy fun run full of colour, foam and fun obstacles graded to suit any fitness level and ability with all profits to the McGrath Foundation.
The Dundee Social and Recreation Club invites you and your family to their annual fishing competition.
Dundee is a great place to target big, hard fighting sports fish as well as an opportunity for anglers...
Darwin's social event of the dry - entertainment, fabulous food and atmosphere.
If you are yet to attend the Darwin Turf Club Gala Ball don't hesitate any longer. Words, friends or photographs can not...
Celebrate our Indonesian community by joining the festivities
at the Darwin Waterfront precinct. Come and enjoy Indonesian music, dance and food from the local Indonesian community in Darwin from 4pm...
Observe the quaint tradition of Railway Heritage Picnic Day - a day of leisure, food, and games on the Adelaide River. Originally designated a public holiday for hardworking railway workers, today Railway...
The Darwin Festival free Santos Opening Night Concert is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year and is a fixture on the Darwin Festival calendar. A free celebration of diverse musical talent...
Darwin Festival combines the local love of outdoor community festivities and dining with a program of Australian and international performances and exhibitions. Music, theatre, exhibitions, concerts, ideas...
The 10th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair provides a unique opportunity to experience and buy art work of emerging and established artists. You will see a range of styles, mediums and products, including works...
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