Top End of the Territory offers amazing holiday experiences. Immerse at urban Darwin by doing the markets at sunset, watching cinema under the stars, cruise the harbor or take a day trip to Litchfield National Park; nature’s very own water theme park.
Top End Darwin
Darwin is surrounded by more than 20 national parks and reserves with some of the best swimming holes, waterfalls, wildlife spotting, bushwalking, and hiking trails. There is no shortage of things to do in Darwin, from the famous Mindil Beach Markets and festivals to eyeballing a croc in the Cage of Death.
Explore the history of Darwin and its Aboriginal culture, cruise on the harbor or just relax at the wave lagoon and soak up the outdoor lifestyle. When the sun goes down, Darwin comes alive with a multitude of entertainment venues including restaurants, theatres, nightclubs, and the casino.
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Darwin offers an array of waterfront delights including dining, harbor cruising, fishing, and amazing sunsets. There are also plenty of popular freshwater swimming spots nearby, such as Howard Springs & Berry Springs.
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Top End Litchfield National Park
Plunge into crystal clear waterholes beneath the magnificent spring-fed waterfalls of Florence and Wangi, or soak in the gentle three-tiered cascade shaded by rainforest at Buley Rockhole. For a drier option, take the short walk through cypress pines and cycads to the Tolmer Falls viewing platform.
Kakadu National Park
Experience Amazing waterfalls, rough terrain, aboriginal rock art, giant crocodiles and exotic bird life at Kakadu National Park. Experience the beauty of this ancient land which is only a few hours from Darwin.
In Katherine, you will find the Katherine Gorge, just three hours drive from Darwin. You can explore up to thirteen stunning gorges carved from ancient sandstone and a collection of waterfalls by paddling a canoe on a guided cultural cruise, or by a high-powered speedboat tour.
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