Darwin, where residents represent more than 50 countries, is a fascinating place to visit on the Timor Sea. Located in the tropical north-central part of Australia, it is the Northern Territory’s capital city. For your stay in Darwin, we recommend the following hotels:
Pulsing with Asian and Aboriginal cultures, Darwin features historical, cultural and natural attractions. Travelers can hear a wide variety of music, find many types of art, and choose from an array of markets and restaurants. Don’t miss the Mindil Beach Sunset Market. Outside of town, there are fishing excursions, sailing trips and tours to see wild crocodiles. Other options are family-friendly beaches, snorkeling at Berry Spring and swimming at Lake Alexander.
Among the sites to tour are the Fannie Bay Gaol, a former prison; Burnett House, with its lush gardens; Lyons Cottage, overlooking Darwin Harbour; the Old Court House and Police, a 19th century stone structure; the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory; and the Aviation Heritage Centre. Natural attractions include Charles Darwin National Park, Bicentennial Park, the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens and the Casuarina Coastal Reserve. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel Skycity Darwin.
Darwin’s climate is tropical, which means high humidity and a wet season (between November and April). A relatively dry time to visit is from May to October. The average year-round temperature is 32 C (90 F). Travelers get to Darwin by air, land or sea. Jetstar provides flights between the city and Singapore. Darwin also has plane connections to Manila and most large Australian cities. Darwin International Airport, 13 km northeast of town, has a shuttle bus, Car Rental Services and taxis.
If you want to stay near to Darwin International Airport you have many options, for example:
Two times each week, the Ghan train carries tourists between Adelaide and Darwin. Cruises to Darwin also are available. The only road into the city is the Stuart Highway. The average cost of visiting Darwin is AU$136 ($102 U.S.) per day. That includes AU$46 ($34 U.S.) for meals and AU$152 ($114 U.S.) for a two-person hotel room.