On a visit to Darwin you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Darwin. These places are what Darwin is all about. These must see places in Darwin will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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#1 of 16 Must See Activities in Darwin | Added 3173 times in trip plans
19 Conacher St, Bullocky Point Fannie Bay, Darwin, NT 0820
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Arguably the biggest museum in Darwin, the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory houses everything from the history and cultural of the indigenous inhabitants of the land- the Aborigines to the history of the Northern Territory and natural sciences, to name a few. Within the premises of this huge museum, there is an entire room dedicated...
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58 Mitchell Street, Darwin NT 0800, Australia
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
If you love crocodiles and would love to see the magnanimous beasts up close, the Crocosaurus Cove is the place for you.
Entering the crocodile pong in a glass cage to see the beats at nose distance.
A must if you want to get a wildlife adrenaline pump and a good story to tell for years to come!
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28 Doctors Gully Road, Darwin, Northern Territory
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Aquascene is as fishy an experience as it can get! Since the early 1950s, a natural phenomena occurs on the high tide of Darwin’s Doctors Gully when the local and wild fishes swim to the shallow shoreline searching for food!
Aquascene celebrates these fishes- caring for them by feeding them every day! Join the feeding sessions to see the fish...
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Gardens Rd. at Geranium St., Mindil Beach, Darwin, NT 0800
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
Cyclone Tracy was a dark time in the history of Darwin city. Among the many lives and landmarks it claimed, one such casualty was the George Brown Botanic Gardens. Named after their most beloved curator, the 92 acre botanical land is rife with vegetation of the Top End area. Vine forests, boabs, mangroves and native and exotic palms are just some o...
#5 of 16 Must See Activities in Darwin | Added 1919 times in trip plans
557 Stuart Highway Winnellie, Darwin, Northern Territory 0821, Australia
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Whether or not you’re a history buff and like military memorabilia, the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre is not an attraction to miss. The most impressive exhibit there is the B- 52 Bomber aircraft, one of the two on public display outside of the United States of America. Others include a Japanese Zero shot down during the war and a retire...
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East Point Road, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
What is now a museum was previously a fully functional prison. Even today, you can see for yourself, the gallows where they hung convicts sentenced to death by hanging. Regarded as a historic landmark in the Northern Territory, many visitors have claimed that the museum could have been in a better shape. Being in operation for almost a century, as ...
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
As a tourist, after seeing some of the top tourist attractions of Darwin, there will be a time when you comprehend just how much the city has seen and survived and feel a twinge of sadness and sympathy. For a change of pace, stroll down to the Mindil beach and see the city come alive as couple, singles, family and senior citizens all gather on the ...
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5434 Alec Fong Lim Drive, East Point, Darwin
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
World War II was a harrowing time for the world, especially for the countries involved directly- Australia being one such nation. Not many know this, but the city of Darwin played an important role during the War. The Bombing of Darwin is a dark period in the history of the world, where the Japanese dropped bombs killing nearly a 1000 plus people. ...
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5434 Alec Fong Lim Drive | East Point, Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Defence of Darwin Experience is situated within the premises of the Darwin Military Museum. However, apart from the Defence of Darwin Experience, the Darwin Military Museum has quite a few exhibits on display. During WWII, Darwin was bombed over 60 times and over two dozen ships were sunk at the harbour. The location of the Military Museum was ...
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Gilruth Avenue,The Gardens NT 0820, Australia
12:01 am - 12:00 am
If you want to experience Darwin with a touch of luxury, head over to the Skycity hotel. Located at the heart of the city, the hotel is known for its elite accommodation with luxury amenities.
In-house Casino which is open all day long, all year round
A must if you are in the city for a quick gamble or more!
#11 of 16 Must See Activities in Darwin | Added 1034 times in trip plans
Kitchener Drive, Darwin NT 0800, Australia
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
A wave pool situated at the heart of the city is a relief for people who love the beach but are secretly scared of the waves! Located in the premises of the Darwin Waterfront, the Wave Lagoon is a beautiful, hygienic swimming pool with good security.
The place also has a good variety of eateries, beauty and shopping center along with an art gallery...
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815 McMillans Rd., opposite Berrimah Police Centre Berrimah, Darwin, NT 0800
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
We’re all quick to think of crocodiles when Australia is mentioned because of the lands connection to the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. Darwin has a good job maintaining and building on that connection by way of the Crocodylus Park & Zoo. All you reptile lovers out there do not want to miss out on this! With a repertoire of over 100...
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Cox Peninsula Rd, Berry Springs NT 0838, Australia
08:00 am - 06:30 pm
The Berry Springs Nature Park is known for its spring water fed pools- nature at its best. A good recreational spot for the weary traveler, the park is a must in every ‘things to see’ list.
Swimming in the natural pools
Walking Track through the whole park
Kiosk amenities (during periods of high visits)
A day spent here is surely a day spent well.
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Parap Shopping Village Parap Place, Parap NT 0804, Australia
08:00 am - 02:00 pm
If you love authentic markets which are full of local produce, home-grown goodness and beautiful trinkets to buy on the go, then the Parap Market is sure to make your visit count!
A good place to spend an entire morning at, the market accommodates small cafes alongside busy streets with locals and tourists hustling around. A must if you want to get...
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29 Stokes Hill Rd., Wharf Precinct, Darwin, NT 0800
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Darwin Harbour, in a way, has the best of both worlds- the Indian as well as the Pacific Ocean. Not many of us really know the inhabitants of the down under although the brains behind the Indo-Pacific Marine took a pretty good stab at it. One of the best aquariums of the Northern Territory, the marine life is divided into tanks and each tank se...