Aussie Rules in the NT
Marrara Stadium is a part of the large Marrara Sports Complex which includes several other stadiums such as hockey, athletics, indoor basketball and several smaller outdoor sports grounds.
Marrara Stadium has a main grandstand which was built in 1991 and has seating capacity for 5,000 spectators. The ground will hold an extra 10,000 around the oval so in full voice you could expect a raucous welcome.
Aussie Rules Football is very popular in the Top End and the Northern Territory Football League has produced some of the best players that have made it to the top level with the AFL.
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Hidden Valley V8's
For a taste of V8 motorsports head to the Valley for the annual V8 race. held in May or June every year, its a weekend event not to miss. just remember the sunscrean, money and dont drink and drive. Or as they say your a bloody idiot....
Cycle Paths in Darwin & Palmerston
Traversing both Darwin and Palmerston are numerous walking and bicycle tracks. Drop into either the Darwin City Council or Palmerston City Council to pickup your free map. It is also on the Darwin City Council Webpage.
the link directly to the map is below. Happy cicycling....
Equipment: bicycle of some sort. Available for hire at many backpackers and possibly bike shops. 2 Bike shops of note are on Cavanagh St across from the Post Office and Wheelmans on the McMinn Service Road.
Marrara Sports Complex
Marrara Sports Complex is the focal point for regional, national and international sporting events. It has first class facilities in the following sports; hockey, backetball, gymnastics, Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Target Shooting, Cricket, BMX etc
Get your friends together for a new challenge. The archery facility caters for 8 archers shooting at one time. This a great new fun activity for everyone. If you come down with a group of friends we can organize some friendly competition between you to add to the fun. Our friendly supervisors will reward you with bonus arrows when you get an arrow in the 'gold' or bullseye. Of course the facility will be available to hire out for corporate groups (min. 20 people), team building, social and sporting groups as well as school groups. Spread the news and try something new!
Archery Session Times are as follows:
Thursdays & Fridays 4pm til 6.30pm
Saturdays & Sundays 9am til 12noon & 2pm til 6.30pm
25 Arrows - $11
50 Arrows - $20
Equipment: Bows & Arrows
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Who are we?
'Darwin's golf introduction and improvement centre'
Flight Path Golf & Archery Range is Darwin's only public golf and target archery range. We have been catering for the Top End's social, amateur and professional golfers for nearly four years and have just recently opened the archery facility. Everyone is welcome. There are no club restrictions here so you can practice all your shots any time of the day in a relaxed and friendly environment. See our archery page for session times and details.
New Golf Range Operating Hours
Mon - Fri 9am - 7.30pm
Sat & Sun 8am - 7pm
Public Holidays 9am - 7pm
Equipment: Golf Clubs & balls available for hire.
Be fit and prepare to dance with many Aussie marmaids ;-)
The Love Boat is back...
An Australian cruise and dance! What else?
Lawn Bowls - Darwin Bowls & Social Club
If Lawn Bowls is your thing or just want ot give it a go, venture on down to the Darwin Bowls and Social Club.
Equipment: lawn bowls are available to borrow, perhaps ring first incase a tournament is on.
Time Out Fitness Centre
if your a gym junkie then try Time Out Fitness Centre. Never visited here myself but riding past it every so often seems to be a popular place.
Gardens Park Golf Links
Try the 9 hole course at Gardens Road if your after a round of golf. A nice scenic course within walking distance of the city.
Equipment: golf clubs and colfing attire, or hire the equipment