With a fascinating history blending European, Asian and Indigenous influences, visiting Darwin is truly a must on any Australian holiday.
Get City Savvy
While you’re exploring Darwin, check out the City Savvy App. Dedicated to the city, Waterfront and Cullen Bay, City Savvy has a user-friendly interface, large directory of places and Geolocation Functionality to help you discover what you are looking for. You can find convenient parking, see what special offers are available, find great food and drinks and discover shops and things you never knew existed all from your phone.
Make the most of your day in Australia’s northern-most capital city, and find out why Darwin really is your port to adventure. This 24-hour itinerary will give you a taste of the city’s culinary diversity and café culture, let you glimpse its best views, find out more about its history, and catch one of its famous sunsets.
Three-Day Darwin and surrounds
With three days you can immerse yourself in the city with some waterhole swims and wildlife encounters thrown in. This three-day itinerary will take in the best of the city's Aboriginal art and culture, provide tips for where to eat, shop and view the best sunsets, offer a wartime history experience, highlight historical harbour views and allow you time to go back to nature.
Seven-Day Darwin and surrounds
With a week to spend in Darwin you'll have time to experience the culture and history of life in this Top End city, plus take some day trips to the surrounding islands and natural attractions. You can visit Kakadu, cool off under a waterfall in Litchfield National Park and immerse yourself in the colourful and diverse Aboriginal art and experience on the Tiwi Islands. Then finish off your days savouring the city’s culinary delights while taking in Darwin’s iconic sunsets.
See Darwin and Surrounds
Darwin comes to life during the Tropical Summer with lush green trees, active wildlife, stunning sunsets and incredible light shows. Make the most of your Top End experience and see what else Darwin has to offer.
Enjoy a little luxury at one of the hotels overlooking Darwin Harbour or choose from a wide range of accommodation options in the surrounding region.
Things to do
Revel in the excitement of the Darwin Festival and discover the natural riches of nearby Litchfield National Park, Mary River and the Tiwi Islands.
Photo credits: Top Pic: Tourism NT/Jay French; 24-Hour Darwin Pic: Tourism NT/Adrian Brown; Seven-Day Darwin Pic: Tourism NT/Rob Mulally; Darwin & Surrounds Pic: Tourism NT/Daniel Tran; Accommodation Pic: Tourism NT/Nick Pincott; Things To Do Pic: Tourism NT/Shaana McNaught