Things to Do in Darwin Today

Things to Do in Darwin Today

Crocosaurus Cove

At Crocosaurus Cove, you’ll be able to interact with the crocodiles in a safe environment. The thrilling Cage of Death lets you experience being submerged into a tank with a crocodile. Don’t worry though; you will be protected within a Perspex cage while the croc is fed right alongside you. You’ll also get to feed these amazing reptiles and handle a baby crocodile.

Mary River Wetlands

The Mary River Wetlands is not just a stunningly gorgeous location; it’s also the location of the largest population of saltwater crocodiles. A cruise is the best way to see this area and starting at Corroboree Billabong, spotting majestic crocodiles, a plethora of colorful birdlife and small reptiles darting in and out of the lush vegetation on the shores.

The Jumping Crocodiles

A Jumping Crocodile tour will change your mind forever about these amazing animals.  When you are in Darwin they warn you about the saltwater crocodile which is a patient ambush hunter. But until you watch these predators thrust themselves out of the water you will not fully comprehend the potential they have.

Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

If you’re staying in Darwin, you absolutely have to visit the Mindil Beach Sunset Market. Held every Sunday and Thursday night at beautiful Mindil Beach, these markets offer the perfect opportunity to interact with the friendly locals while enjoying their homemade wares.

Darwin Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

This hop-on-hop-off adventure hits all the top attractions, giving you plenty of time to explore sites like the Darwin Military Museum or get up close and personal with crocodiles in the Cage of Death at Crocosaurus Cove. Zip around the city, hopping on and off at your leisure to immerse yourself in Darwin’s mix of heritage and modern bustle.

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Darwin City & Harbour Scenic Flight

To really experience the beauty of Darwin City and its awesome harbor, take a 30-minute scenic flight departing from Darwin Airport. Fly over the culturally rich city that sits amongst a vast harbor, with gorgeous blue water, beaches, islands, and inlets.

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