The beache Darwin has plenty of beaches. Popular ones outside the stinger season include Mindil and Vestey's on Fannie Bay, casuarina near the hospital and Mandorah.

Cullen Bay Marina takes divers out to wrecks in the harbour throughout the year.
(Dive (ph: (08)8981 3049)


Information Tourist Offices

  Visits   &   Activities

    Darwin, the "Top End" and the Northern Territory's capital, a city rich in history, especially during the invasion of miners and pioneers, as well as during World War II when Darwin was attacked many times by the Japanese due to its importance as an Allied military base.
Darwin rebuilt itself and became an important port for trade with Asia.
Situated on the Timor Sea, in close proximity to the Bathurst Islands, Melville Island,
and the Tiwi.

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Organised Tours


  A story that began hundreds of years ago with the coastal Aborigines trading trepang and pearls with the Macassans of eastern Indonesia. From these historical beginnings the pearling industry has become the Northern Territory's major fisheries export-earner, enjoying an international reputation for producing pearls of the finest quality.
Ph:(08) 8999 6573 - Fax:(08) 8981 7625

Aviation Heritage Centre

  Darwin aviation museum would be un spectacular were it not for the American B52 bomber. - Videos. Ph:(08) 8947 2145


  At Aquascene, Doctor's Gully near the corner of Daly St and the Esplanade, fish come in for a feed every day at high tide -  Ph:(08) 8981 7837

Botanic Gardens

  Site north of the city centre was used to grow vegetables during the earliest days de Darwin.

Mindil Beach Sunset

  Shops, Foods, Attractions, Spectacles, Dance et Music.
Thursday Nights - 5:00pm - 10:00pm ...May to Ocober - Sunday Nights - 4:00pm 9:00pm ...June to september


  Aboriginal Art, Aircraft on Display - Award winning Displays - Our Pioneering Heritage Guided Tours - Videos. Ph:(08) 8981 9622

 Tour Activities

Various tour operators offer any number of excursions from 1 to 3, or even 5 days, combining visits a national park or several depending on your budget. The offers vary depending on the tour and the parking. Get information and compare the prices of the different outfits or rent a Jeep, fully equipped camping van and drive to the places of your choice. They are numerous, take your time. Maps, brochures, general information available at each
    Visitor Information Centre in all the national parks.  

  Australian Pacific Tours - Ph: (08) 8947 3900
  ODYSSEY SAFARIS - Ph: (08) 8948 3377
  TIWI TOURS - Ph: (08)8947 4060 - Nord de Darwin, Bathurst One day Tour
  UNIQUE ADVENTURE "ROC" Ph:(08) 9244 4614 - (Outback NT)