Best 10 Things to do in Darwin Australia Today
Darwin is often the forgotten city by tourists! But it shouldn’t be! There are loads of cool things to do while you are at Darwin!
1. Experience the “Cage of Death” in Darwin
Come face to face with some of the continent’s largest crocodiles at the Crocosaurus Cove! Have a dive of your life that satisfies your absurd craving for danger! Swim alongside the largest of crocodiles in a glass tank or simply hold a baby crocodile! Entrance fee is AUS $ 35 per adult while “Cage of Death” experience costs AUS $ 170 per adult.
To avoid the queues and buy the general admission ticket of the Crocosaurus Cove, please visit; Crocosaurus Cove
Call: (+61) 08 8981 7522
2. Visit the Mindil Markets
Enjoy awesome food from seafood to Indian, Chinese and Italian and watch the amazing Darwin sunset with a drink in hand at the beach! The Mindil night markets are on every Sunday and Thursday night from 4 pm to 9 pm, during the dry season of May to October.
For more information on the Mindil Markets please visit; https://mindil.com.au/
3. Visit the Territory Wildlife Park Darwin
Visit the Territory Wildlife Park, which is essentially a big outdoor zoo. Start with the 6m long saltwater crocodile and move on to the big bird cages that you can walk through. Entrance fee is AUS $ 32 per adult.
For more information on the Territory Wildlife Park please visit; https://territorywildlifepark.com.au/
4. Go on a Sunset Champagne Cruise Darwin
Cruise on the ocean in a catamaran with a glass of champagne in your hand and marvel at yet another of those astonishing sunsets of Darwin! The 2.5-hour cruise costs AUS $ 70 per person.
5. Go Deep-Sea Fishing!
Fishing in Darwin is fun because you are guaranteed to catch something! Go deep-sea for a fresh catch of fish that you are allowed to take home.
6. Skydive Darwin
Skydive for an adrenalin-pumping adventure at Darwin. Sign up for a tandem jump or go solo!
7. Jumping Croc Cruise
Go on this exhilarating riverboat cruise on the Adelaide River and watch with your heart in your mouth, the huge saltwater crocodiles jump out of the water to gobble the raw chicken bait held high!
8. Visit Litchfield National Park Darwin
A must-see attraction of Darwin is the Litchfield National Park, an hour away from Darwin City. Spend an entire afternoon at the Bluey Rocks Pools, a series of connected natural pools that you can relax in or jump into as well as have a drink and chill out!
For more information on the Litchfield National Park please visit; https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves
9. Visit the Museum and Art Gallery of Darwin
Visit the Museum and Art Gallery of Darwin, 5-minutes away from the City Centre. Admire the exhibits displayed, especially the evolution exhibit of the museum.
For more information on the Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory please visit; https://www.magnt.net.au/
10. Swim at Wave Pool or Lagoon
Go for a swim at the man-made Wave Pool or at the Lagoon located on the waterfront right next, which is the only really safe place to swim in the ocean in Darwin! The Wave Pool costs AUS $ 7 per adult.
For more information on the Wave Pool please visit; https://www.waterfront.nt.gov.au/darwin-waterfront-precinct
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