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.
The WBF Heavyweight Championship of the World is coming to the Darwin Convention Centre on Saturday 27 February 2016.
This is the first heavyweight title fight to be held in the Northern Territory and...
Fishing competition at Shady Camp with around 100 competitors. Fishing will start at 6am on the Saturday of the round and finish at 6pm on Sunday night. Therefore fish need to be caught on the Saturday...
A fantastic chance to view and buy Tiwi Island artwork and watch a game of footy.
The Tiwi Islands Art Sale coincides each year with the Tiwi Islands Football Grand Final. This massive family gathering...
Harmony Day celebrates Australia's cultural diversity. It's about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.
Celebrate Harmony Day with us at the Football Festival.
Date: Monday 21...
Celebrate our thriving and successful multicultural community by joining the picnic atmosphere at the Darwin Waterfront.
There will be food, entertainment, come & try activities and you can make a floating...
The Easter Family Fishing Competition is held annually by the Dundee Social and Recreation Club and they invite all members and the general public to join them.
Held over the three days of the Easter...
Come along and join the locals for breakfast or maybe grab an early lunch.
The Berry Springs Community Market has stalls ranging from fresh locally grown produce, to arts and crafts, plants and second...
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...
Celebrate the great Australian pioneering spirit during the annual Darwin Heritage Festival Conflict and Compassion.
Find out more about Darwin's intriguing and varied heritage and Celebrate the great...
Grab the family for an action packed night of Mud Racing.
Held in the wet season, this loud, fast pace, exciting and very, very dirty sport (for the competitors) is great viewing for all the family. Watch...
The inaugural Territory Taste Festival will be on April 16-17, 2016. It will cater for all foodies. Eat, drink and share the enjoyment of food among Northern Territory producers, farmers, growers, stallholders,...
Relax on the lawns by the Recreation Lagoon and enjoy free live music every Sunday afternoon from 12pm until 4pm.
Sunday's Live at the Lagoon will feature a different musician each week and provide a...
Join the fun, be entertained and grab a bargain.
Happening every Friday evening between May and October, the Palmerston and Rural Markets provide a great evening of family entertainment, exotic foods,...
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...
The Darwin Life and Home Expo is organised by Darwin Life Magazine and showcases Darwin lifestyle and living.
With a broad range of exhibitors ranging from fashions to furnishing, food and wine, beauty,...
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