This is a worthwhile day out while in Darwin and is certainly a "close up" for anybody that has never seen crocodiles THIS CLOSE..The river cruise guarantees that you will see many large crocs... more
The Mindil Beach Market really is almost a compulsory must do when in Darwin – and it was so good that Lady Gaw and I braved the hoards of tourists and locals and went there twice – and both on the... more
Tip posted on both Darwin and Batchelor ‘things to do’
Our reason for staying in Batchelor was the nearby Litchfield National Park. Our brief look at the Top End included Kakadu, Katherine for the... more
We drove down to Doctors Gully the last morning we were in Darwin to catch the fish feeding. Like many other people who arrived we were a little late but still enjoyed our visit.
The area has a nice... more
If aviation is your interest then any trip to Darwin should include a visit to the Aviation Centre. containing a few planes including a B52 and exibits it details Darwins role in WW2 and the links... more
Get a copy of the Destination Darwin Visitor Guide as soon as you arrive - you'll find it at hotels, hostels, airport etc. Or at the Visitor Information Centre
This booklet has everything in it -... more
Skydiving in the territory is awesome! The views are fantastic, and it will be an experience you never forget.
A tandem jump costs around between $290 and $350, depending on the height you jump from.... more
TIME: Greenich mean time plus 9 1/2 hours.
CLIMATE: from November to April is the monsoonal wet season when most of the on average 1651mm of rain falls and humidity increases into the high 90's. Also...
I intentionally avoided the touristy area of Darwin and stayed in the northwest part both times that I was there (before and after the Alice Springs VT Meet in August 2010). I wanted to stay within......
Darwin is a very popular holiday destination for us "southerners" to escape our winter blues. Many overseas visitors and backpackers come to Darwin as it is the gateway to world famous Kakadu National...