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    Litchfield National Park Day Tour Shop 6 52 Mitchell Street Darwin NT 0800
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    Litchfield National Park Day Tour

    Litchfield National Park contains several types of typical Top End habitats including lush monsoon forests, termite mounds, rock formations and waterfalls.

    Big Croc Feeding Experience 58 Mitchell St Darwin City NT 0800
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    Big Croc Feeding Experience

    One of the best crocodile encounters in Australia - this Crocosaurus Cove experience in Darwin includes full day entry, VIP tour, reptile holding & more!

    Katherine Gorge and Edith Falls Day Tour Shop 6 52 Mitchell Street Darwin NT 0800
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    Katherine Gorge and Edith Falls Day Tour

    Highlights of this full day Katherine Gorge day tour include Nitmiluk National Park, Edith Falls, Buffet Lunch and a Katherine Gorge Cruise.

    Darwin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour 198 PO Box Maroubra NSW 2032
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    Darwin Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

    Visit Darwin’s best attractions on this Hop On Hop Bus Tour of the city with a 24hr or 48hr classic ticket or 48 hour deluxe pass. Book your tickets here!

    Jumping Crocodile Tour from Darwin Nature and Wildlife Adventure Animals 64 Cavenagh Street Darwin City NT 0800
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    Jumping Crocodile Tour from Darwin

    Cruise the Marrakai Wetlands to see mighty crocodiles on this 1 hour Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise with return transfers from Darwin.

    Cage of Death Solo Dive 58 Mitchell St Darwin City NT 0800
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    Cage of Death Solo Dive

    Come face to face with Northern Territory saltwater crocodile and stare them down them in a separate pool - the "Cage of Death". Sounds promising, right?

    Arnhem Land Day Tour from Darwin or Jabiru 26 Makagon Rd Burrameer NT 0828
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    Arnhem Land Day Tour from Darwin or Jabiru

    An unmatched 4WD tour of Australia's Top End accompanied by expert tour guides in luxury vehicles! Join us for a tour of our sunburnt country's heartland.

    Crocosaurus Cove General Admission Tickets Education Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Science Sport and Fitness Adventure Animals 58 Mitchell St Darwin City NT 0800
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    Crocosaurus Cove General Admission Tickets

    Be introduced to the world’s largest display of Australian reptiles and some of the largest Saltwater Crocodiles in the world, right in the heart of Darwin.

    Mary River Wetlands Cruise from Darwin Corroboree Billabong Rd Marrakai NT 0801
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    Mary River Wetlands Cruise from Darwin

    The full day Wetland Cruise Tour from darwin includes return hotel transfers, 2.5 hour lunch cruise with an experienced guide.

    Kakadu National Park Day Tour Shop 6 52 Mitchell Street Darwin NT 0800
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    Kakadu National Park Day Tour

    Highlights of this full day Kakadu National park tour include Nourlangie Rock, a fabulous lunch, Billabong Cruise, amazing wildlife and more.

    Darwin City Sights Half Day Tour Shop 6 52 Mitchell Street Darwin NT 0800
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    Darwin City Sights Half Day Tour

    Discover the historic sites of Darwin city including the East Point Military Precinct, Mooring Basin & Stokes Hill Wharf on this afternoon day tour.

    Darwin Harbour Sunset Buffet Dinner Cruise Shop 7 Port Arcade Stokes Hill Wharf Darwin City NT 0800
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    Darwin Harbour Sunset Buffet Dinner Cruise

    This two and a half hour cruise on the Charles Darwin includes great commentary and offers the best value for money dinner cruise on Darwin harbour.

    Tiwi Islands Aboriginal Culture Day Tour Ferry Terminal Larrakeyah NT 0820
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    Tiwi Islands Aboriginal Culture Day Tour

    After your ferry ride to Bathurst Island, a local guide will take you on a journey through the fascinating lifestyles of the Tiwi Island's people.

    Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise Adventure Animals Shop 6 52 Mitchell Street Darwin NT 0800
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    Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise

    Experience a cruise like no other with this Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise. Purchase your tickets today!

    2 Day Kakadu and East Alligator River Tour Shop 6 52 Mitchell Street Darwin NT 0800
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    2 Day Kakadu and East Alligator River Tour

    Explore Kakadu and the East Alligator River with this extensive, scenic and adventurous 2-day tour from Darwin. Read about the tour & book your spot here!

    4WD Three Day Camping Kakadu and Litchfield Tour PO BOX 2288 Humpty Doo NT 0836
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    4WD Three Day Camping Kakadu and Litchfield Tour

    Head to the Outback to experience hikes, swimming in waterfalls and plunge pools plus wildlife and culture in the Kakadu & Litchfield National Park!

    Darwin Royal Flying Doctor Service 45 Stokes Hill Rd Darwin City NT 0800
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    Darwin Royal Flying Doctor Service

    Visit this popular Darwin attraction to uncover 2 fascinating episodes in Australian history: The Royal Flying Doctor Service and Bombing of Darwin in 1942!

    Overnight Glamping Safari From Darwin For 2 Camp Education Entertainment Music Nature and Wildlife Adventure Dock 1 Stokes Hill Wharf Darwin NT 0800
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    Overnight Glamping Safari From Darwin For 2

    Book this Darwin overnight Safari tour and experience swimming in natural springs, witnessing wildlife and glamping under the stars in Litchfield NP!

    Top End Safari Camp Day Tour Nature and Wildlife Adventure Animals Cafe Dock 1 Stokes Hill Wharf Darwin NT 0800
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    Top End Safari Camp Day Tour

    Experience the best of the Top End on this all-inclusive day tour from Darwin which includes a helicopter, airboat and cruise to see wildlife of Litchfield.

    Honey Ryder Sunrise Jetski Tour Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure 19 Kitchener Drive Darwin City NT 0800
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    Honey Ryder Sunrise Jetski Tour

    Drift over WWII shipwrecks, marine life and pass beautiful coastal locations on this 90-minute jet ski tour in Darwin as the sun rises another glorious day.

    Thunderball Shipwreck Jet Ski Tour Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure 19 Kitchener Drive Darwin City NT 0800
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    Thunderball Shipwreck Jet Ski Tour

    Uncover a piece of Darwin’s history on the water on this 60 minute Darwin jet ski tour taking you to sunken warships and coastal locations.

    Die Another Day Jet Ski Tour Nature and Wildlife Sport and Fitness Adventure 19 Kitchener Drive Darwin City NT 0800
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    Die Another Day Jet Ski Tour

    This 75 minute Darwin jet ski tour is your licence to thrill blasting along the waterways past the Darwin city skyline and secluded coastal locations.

    3-Hour Gourmet Dinner Tour Cooking Education Cafe 9 Carey Street Darwin City NT 0800
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    3-Hour Gourmet Dinner Tour

    Sample Darwin’s gourmet delights on a 3 hour culinary tasting tour to the best restaurants in the top end with soft drinks, coffee and tea included.

    3-Hour Weekday or Saturday Gourmet Lunch Tour Art Cooking Education Entertainment Cafe 9 Carey Street Darwin City NT 0800
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    3-Hour Weekday or Saturday Gourmet Lunch Tour

    Join this three hour escorted gourmet lunch tour in Darwin to sample a variety of tasting menus featuring fresh local ingredients and Aboriginal bush foods.

    Kakadu Wilderness Escape Top End Day Trip from Darwin Nature and Wildlife Adventure Animals 64 Cavenagh Street Darwin City NT 0800
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    Kakadu Wilderness Escape Top End Day Trip from Darwin

    Join this unique Aboriginal cultural adventure in the Kakadu National Park with an Adelaide River croc cruise, wilderness areas and rock art sites.

    Litchfield National Park Top End Day Trip from Darwin Nature and Wildlife Adventure Animals 64 Cavenagh Street Darwin City NT 0800
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    Litchfield National Park Top End Day Trip from Darwin

    Cool off in secluded waterfalls, plunge pools, join a crocodile cruise and see giant termite mounds on this Litchfield National Park tour from Darwin.

    Return Ferry Darwin-Mandorah Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Adventure Cullen Bay Ferry Terminal Marina Boulevard Cullen Bay Darwin Larrakeyah NT 0820
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    Return Ferry Darwin-Mandorah

    Purchase your return Darwin to Mandorah ferry tickets online here for an adventure in the Northern Territory tropics.

    Whipray Encounter with Crocosaurus Cove Entry Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Performance Adventure Animals 58 Mitchell St Darwin City NT 0800
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    Whipray Encounter with Crocosaurus Cove Entry

    Take part in the afternoon Aquarium show and experience a close encounter hand-feeding Whiprays at Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin.

    Darwin Croc And History Explorer Package Entertainment Nature and Wildlife Science Adventure Animals 45 Stokes Hill Rd Darwin City NT 0800
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    Darwin Croc And History Explorer Package

    Combine 3 of Darwin's premier attractions with one ticket and save! Visit the Crocosaurus Cove, Royal Flying Doctor Service and the Darwin Big Bus.

    Darwin Off Road SSV Buggy Tour - 90 Minutes Nautilus Aviation base in Charles Darwin National Park Darwin City NT 0820 Darwin City NT 0820
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    Darwin Off Road SSV Buggy Tour - 90 Minutes

    Blast through the Charles Darwin National Park on an exciting 90 minute Darwin off-road SSV buggy tour to discover WWII history and diverse bush trails.

    Darwin Off Road SSV Buggy Tour - 2 Hours Entertainment Sport and Fitness Technology Adventure Nautilus Aviation base in Charles Darwin National Park Darwin City NT 0820 Darwin City NT 0820
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    Darwin Off Road SSV Buggy Tour - 2 Hours

    Blast through the Charles Darwin National Park on this exhilarating 2 hour SSV buggy experience in Darwin exploring military sites and secret bush trails.

    Darwin Harbour Fish and Chips Sunset Cruise Dock 2 Stokes Hill Wharf Darwin 0800 Darwin City NT 0800 Australia Darwin City NT 0800
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    Darwin Harbour Fish and Chips Sunset Cruise

    Departing from Stokes Hill Wharf, embark on a relaxing scenic sunset cruise in Darwin with fresh fish and chips for dinner from award winning, La Beach.

    Australia's Frontline WWII Bombing of Darwin Half Day Tour Dock 2 Stokes Shill Wharf Darwin City NT 0800
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    Australia's Frontline WWII Bombing of Darwin Half Day Tour

    Discover the bombing of Darwin during WWII on this historic half day tour that includes a scenic cruise and entry to the Defence of Darwin Museum.

    Darwin Scenic Helicopter Flight - 20 Minutes Darwin's Aviation Museum 557 Stuart Highway Winnellie NT 0820 Australia Winnellie NT 0820
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    Darwin Scenic Helicopter Flight - 20 Minutes

    Join pilots on this 20 minute Darwin scenic helicopter flight for spectacular views of the tropical city, sparkling harbour and beyond.

    Darwin Scenic Helicopter Flight - 40 Minutes Darwin's Aviation Museum 557 Stuart Highway Winnellie NT 0820 Australia Winnellie NT 0820
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    Darwin Scenic Helicopter Flight - 40 Minutes

    Admire the Top End from above on this 40 minute Darwin helicopter tour flying over the tropical city, sparkling harbour and stunning Cox Peninsula.

    Darwin Jet Boat and Airboat Adventure - 60 Minutes Dock 1 Stokes Hill Wharf Darwin City NT 0800 Darwin City NT 0800
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    Darwin Jet Boat and Airboat Adventure - 60 Minutes

    Book this electrifying Darwin combo tour to thunder along the harbour on a high-speed jet boat before stepping it up a notch and switching to a V8 airboat.

    Darwin things to do with kids

    Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia is a former frontier outpost and is a gateway to the massive Kakadu National Park. There are many things to do and places to visit while visiting Darwin Northern Territory during school holidays and public holidays in Darwin - whether exploring its beaches, National Parks, wildlife or taking tours through Kakadu National Park, Darwin has heaps of fun activities for families!

    Whether you're looking for what to visit in Darwin during your holidays in Northern Territory, the best time to visit Darwin, must-do attractions for family, things to do in July - August and fantastic things to do around Darwin the whole family will enjoy, we've got you covered!

    Some of the best things to do in Darwin with family:

    • Watch a movie at Deckchair Cinema Darwin
    • Spend a day at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
    • Catch a sunset on Darwin Harbour sunset cruise on Charles Darwin
    • Get up close to saltwater crocodiles with the Adelaide River cruise
    • Get close to nature with the Mary River Cruises
    • Discover the beautiful Darwin Botanical Gardens
    • Spend a day with family on the Tiwi Islands
    • Discover the beauty of Litchfield National Park
    • Experience Mindil Beach Market food
    • Visit Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs

    Watch a movie at Deckchair Cinema Darwin

    • Address: Jervois Rd, Darwin City NT 0800
    • Opening hours during the dry season: Daily at 6 pm. The early session starts at 7 pm.

    While food and city-lovers explore the wonders of Darwin Harbour, don't miss a unique outdoor cinema experience and watch a film at Deckchair Outdoor Cinema! You will enjoy a selection of the best Australian and foreign films, your favourite movies, and those not often seen. Also, they offer some delicious food from the local food truck, and there's always ice cream available!

    Deckchair Cinema is a fully independent cinema that the Darwin Film Society runs.

    With breathtaking views of the sunset and Darwin Harbour and an elegant outdoor setting - Deckchair Cinema has it all! During the dry season (May - October), the cinema opens seven nights a week at 6 pm. The early session starts at 7 pm.

    If you're after some awesome outdoor adventures in the Darwin city centre on your Darwin family holidays, don't miss out on your opportunity for some good old-fashioned entertainment under stars with your loved ones at one of the top attractions in Darwin, Australia!

    P.S. Deckchair Cinema offers cushions to pad out your deckchair and a free insect repellent.

    Spend a day at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

    • Address: 19 Conacher St, The Gardens NT 0820
    • Opening hours: Daily, 10 am - 4 pm
    • Entry fee: Free

    The Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery are the top Darwin attractions you can visit during your day trip to Darwin. Just a 5-minute drive city centre, the Museum and Art Gallery offer a large art collection and ever-changing exhibits - something for everyone!

    The Art Gallery of the Northern Territory features contemporary aboriginal art and traditional art focusing on local artists with European and Indigenous roots. Some art pieces are intricate and very colourful while others send some political messages. The display panels at the art gallery are very informative and give you a great understanding of the long history and allow you to experience aboriginal culture.

    There are quite a few interesting sections at the art gallery, such as the maritime part and about Cyclone Tracy that devastated Darwin on Christmas Day 1974. The Art Gallery of the Northern Territory is spacious and easy to move around in and offers a fantastic Darwin experience!

    The Northern Territory Museum is a great place in the capital city for families looking for some free and interactive things to do with kids during your Darwin family holiday. The museum offers an inspiring environment with exhibits about Darwin's history, local wildlife, gems stones, indigenous stories and the Northern Territory's fascinating history. You'll also learn about the prehistoric indigenous times dating about 60,000 years back to the early European settlement in Darwin, Australia.

    There is a fantastic kids' space with activities and books which kids will love! Plus, the Northern Territory Museum staff is very friendly!

    After a few hours of exploring the museum and art gallery, check out delicious food at The Northern Territory Museum's cafe where you can relax in an enchanting atmosphere and enjoy the beautiful Darwin waterfront view.

    Catch a sunset on Darwin Harbour sunset cruise on Charles Darwin

    • Address: Shop 7, Port Arcade, Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin City, NT 0800
    • Opening hours: Daily, the boarding starts at 5.30 pm
    • Entry fee:  Check out the availability and tickets here

    Get ready for an evening you will never forget as your experience the famous Darwin Harbour sunset cruise and enjoy the warm breeze in your hair and an exquisite tropical sunset on the horizon as well as a delicious Northern Territory-style buffet dinner on board that includes fresh seafood and local produce!

    This 2.5-hour sunset harbour cruise departs daily (from February to December) from the Stokes Hill Wharf at 6 pm and returns at 8:30 pm. The boarding starts at 5.30 pm. You can book your sunset cruise tickets here.

    This top Darwin experience is perfect for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life while still enjoying some famous Australian cuisine! The gorgeous Darwin waterfront makes a perfect starting point for such relaxing sunset cruises down the waterways of Darwin Harbour!

    Get up close to saltwater crocodiles with the Adelaide River cruise

    Experience one of Darwin's top attractions - a Jumping Crocodile Cruise on the Adelaide River! The Adelaide River is home to over 1600 saltwater crocodiles, birds and other local wildlife and is about a 1.5-hour drive from Darwin Waterfront.

    You'll have a great opportunity for an unforgettable experience as you explore Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, the Wetlands Visitor Centre as well as this floodplains ecosystem and local wildlife while being safe in your boat with knowledgeable and entertaining crew members who will help guide you all the way!

    You'll watch each jumping crocodile up close and how they leap from the water when feeding. There are no cages - just you, the crew members and wild saltwater crocodiles in their natural environment!

    Book your Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise tickets here.

    Book your tickets for another fantastic Jumping Crocodile Cruise from Darwin City run by the Aboriginally owned cruise operator here.

    Get close to nature with the Mary River Cruises

    • Address: Corroboree Billabong Rd, Marrakai, NT 0801
    • Opening hours: May to October; starts at 9 am with a return around 5 pm
    • Entry fee:  Check out the availability and tickets here

    The Mary River wetlands, a hidden gem in the heart of Australia, offer its visitors an experience like no other!

    During the dry season (May - October), take on this unique opportunity to explore the Mary River wetlands which are full of crocodiles and a diverse range of fish, wildlife and 250 species of birds with this Mary River Wetlands Cruise from Darwin Northern Territory.

    Discover a day trip to the Corroboree Billabong with visits to the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve and a relaxing Mary River Wetlands cruise. The incredible Mary River Wetlands is home to the largest concentration of crocodiles in the world, so this is your chance to see the saltwater crocodiles up close!

    The journey starts at 9 am from Darwin City to Fogg Dam Reserve with a return to Darwin around 5 pm. It’s an amazing way to get to know the wildlife with this Mary River wetlands cruise.

    Book a Mary River wetlands cruise online here as it's the best and easiest way to experience the natural beauty of the Mary River Wetlands and see some wildlife while visiting Northern Australia!

    Discover the beautiful Darwin Botanical Gardens

    • Address: Gilruth Ave & Gardens Rd, The Gardens NT 0820
    • Opening hours: Daily, 7 am – 7 pm
    • Entry fee: Free

    George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens are a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustles of city life. The Darwin Botanic Gardens with native plants are beautiful, well maintained and one of the top Darwin attractions for families! There are plenty of wide walking trails, fountains, waterfalls, lush greenery and more to fully enjoy the gardens in the tropical city.

    The whole family will enjoy a lovely walk around the Darwin Botanic Gardens. On your walk, you're likely to discover a fake snake, croc, dragon as well as a dinosaur! There's also a lovely kids' playground with enough play space to play and a cafe nearby!

    The Darwin Botanic Gardens are located just across the road (Gilruth Ave) from Mindil Beach. So enjoy your peaceful walk in the gardens before watching the sunset and checking out the Mindil Beach Sunset Market.

    You can reach the Gardens from the Darwin city centre heading towards Mindil Beach. If you're on foot, it can take up to 30 minutes to get there. Alternatively, you can use public transport, a hop-on-hop-off bus or one of the Darwin sightseeing half-day tours on which you can also visit East Point Military Precinct, Museum of the Northern Territory, Chinese Temple and more!

    Spend a day with family on the Tiwi Islands

    • Address: Ferry Terminal, Larrakeyah, NT 0820
    • Opening hours: 7:30am at the Cullen Bay Ferry Terminal o depart at 8 am. Return at 7:30 pm
    • Entry fee:  Check out the availability and tickets here.

    You and your kids will never forget your first visit to the Tiwi Islands, Australia, during your family holiday in the Northern Territory. The lush tropical ecosystem is beautiful, and you're about to set foot in it for real!

    Start your unique Tiwi Islands adventure by jumping on board Darwin to Tiwi Islands ferry to join a 2.5-hour tour and discover the rich aboriginal culture and history of the Tiwi Islands.

    The Tiwi Islands NT are 80 km north of Darwin and consist of two main islands - Bathurst and Melville. Most of the residents are of Aboriginal origin. So this is a great opportunity for the whole family to meet some of the Tiwi people on one of these cultural and wildlife tours and learn about their ceremonies and rituals, beautiful Aboriginal art and traditional lifestyle. There are also many football fans amongst the Tiwi people as some of you might be too!

    A day trip to Tiwi Islands on your Northern Territory family holidays is an unforgettable Darwin experience for all ages. Older kids and teens will be fascinated by the Indigenous heritage, learning about traditional ceremonies such as bush tucker or medicinal plants while you enjoy morning tea and your time off exploring the beautiful Tiwi Islands full of so much history!

    Discover the beauty of Litchfield National Park

    • Address: Litchfield National Park Rd, NT
    • Opening hours: Always open
    • Entry fee: Free

    Looking for free things to do on your family holidays in Darwin Australia? Look no further than Litchfield National Park! Take out an easy 1.5-hour drive from Darwin City in explore this scenic area.

    Litchfield is home to some of the top attractions in Darwin Northern Territory such as Florence Falls, Sandy Creek Falls, Tjaetaba Falls, Tolmer Falls, Wangi Falls and the Magnetic Termite Mounds. There is even the Lost City at Litchfield National Park!

    Roadtrips are always more fun with some adventure! So make the most out of your trip to Litchfield by doing something different. Swim under waterfalls and in crystal clear swimming holes like Buley Rockhole Pools, spot colourful birds or wildlife on bushwalks through the rainforest.

    The road in Litchfield National Park is unsealed but well maintained so during the dry season (May to October), you can go there by either a 4WD or a regular car.

    If you want to uncover the spectacular hidden waterfalls and more of Litchfield National Park with a knowledgeable guide, check out the details and book your day trip to Litchfield from Darwin here.

    For an unforgettable 4WD 3-day camping tour at Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks, check out the details, availability and book your tickets here.

    Experience Mindil Beach Market food

    • Address: Maria Liveris Dr, The Gardens NT 0820
    • Opening hours: Thursdays and Sundays 4pm - 9pm (April to October)
    • Entry fee: Free entry

    Head to the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, the famous markets in Darwin Australia, for some delicious local food, fresh fruit and vegetables to make your taste buds happy.

    During the dry season (April to October), the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets start from 4 and finish at 9 pm and is open on Thursdays and Sundays. It's a great place to spend an evening while visiting Darwin Northern Territory as it's one of the best spots to watch the beautiful Darwin sunset too!

    Families with kids will love visiting the Mindil Beach Sunset Market, from watching the kids having fun at this playground, jumping on a castle near the kids' playground, watching a circus show, live music to a fire twirling show!

    With a big selection of food and drinks, you can find anything at the Mindil Beach Markets whether it's crocodile meat, fresh juices, smoothies and all kinds of food!

    Visit Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs

    • Address: Berry Springs Nature Reserve, Berry Springs NT 0838
    • Nature Reserve opening hours: Daily, 8 am - 6:30 pm
    • Nature Reserve entry fee: Free
    • Territory Wildlife Park Openning hours: 1 October - 31 March (Wet season) 9 am - 3 pm. 1 April - 30 September (Dry season), 9 am - 4 pm. Closed on Christmas Day
    • Territory Wildlife Park Entry fee: Adult $37, Child (5-16 y.o.) $18.50; Child (under 5 y.o.) - Free; Concession $26-$30

    Visit Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs Nature Reserve with your family for an unforgettable experience. The 1-hour drive from Darwin City will bring you to a peaceful landscape full of natural swimming holes, shady picnic areas with BBQ facilities and where the kids can spot some turtles! If you visit the park in March and April, you'll see beautiful native flowers everywhere in this beautiful park near Darwin City.

    The Territory Wildlife Park is a perfect destination for you and your family to enjoy the company of wildlife up-close in their natural habitats. You can meet animals walking through treetop aviaries, strolling around a natural lagoon, and you can get up close enough to them during daily presentations. When you stroll beneath the surface in the walk-through aquarium, you will meet some aquatic life and a giant saltwater crocodile!

    So plan to spend a day in Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs Nature Reserve as they are perfect spots for a day out with the kids on your Darwin Australia holidays with kids!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is Darwin in Australia?
    Darwin is the most northerly of the Australian capital cities and serves as the Top End regional centre. Darwin is the capital city and chief port of the Northern Territory, Australia. It is situated on a low peninsula northeast of the entrance to the Port Darwin harbour, a deep inlet of Beagle Gulf of the Timor Sea.
    What to do in Darwin in January?
    January is the middle of the wet season in Darwin, so high humidity and afternoon thunderstorms are likely. Some people prefer not to visiting Darwin during the wet season due to the heat and humidity, but others don't mind seeing the amazing thunderstorms! If you're on your family holidays in Darwin in January, here are some of the things to do in Darwin in January and when it's raining: Kakadu National Park, Jumping Crocodile Cruise, Word War II Oil Storage Tunnels, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Military Museum and more!
    What to do in Darwin in April?
    April is the beginning of the dry season in Darwin. So during your family holidays Darwin, you're likely to be welcomed by blue skies daily with comfortable temperatures between 20°C and 33°C. If you're on your Darwin family holidays in April, here are what to do with kids: Mary River wetlands, George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, Mindil Beach Sunset Market, Litchfield National Park, Territory Wildlife Park, Berry Springs, Kakadu National Park, Jumping Crocodile Cruise, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and more!
    What to see in Darwin NT?
    Here are some places to see in Darwin NT: the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Botanical Gardens, Tiwi Islands, Litchfield National Park, Mindil Beach Market food, Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs, Mary River, Adelaide River, Darwin Harbour, Deckchair Cinema Darwin and more!
    What to do in Darwin NT?
    Here are many things to do in Darwin depending on the season you plan to visit the Northern Territory Australia: the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Botanical Gardens, Tiwi Islands, Litchfield National Park, Mindil Beach Market, Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs, Mary River, Adelaide River, Darwin Harbour, Deckchair Cinema Darwin and more!
    When is the wet season in Darwin NT?
    The wet season in Darwin NT is from 1 October to 31 March.
    Darwin where is it?
    Darwin is the capital city and chief port of the Northern Territory, Australia. It is the most northerly of the Australian capital cities.
    What to do Darwin Australia?
    There are plenty of things to do in Darwin, Australia: visit the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, discover the beautiful Botanical Gardens, visit Tiwi Islands, explore Litchfield National Park, experience Mindil Beach Market food, discover Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs, get close to nature with the Mary River cruises, catch a gorgeous sunset on Darwin Harbour sunset cruise, get up close to saltwater crocodiles on Adelaide River, watch a movie at Deckchair Cinema Darwin and more!
    When to visit Darwin Australia?
    A great time to visit Darwin, Australia, is during the dry season (May to October). You will find many famous events, cruises and day tours to visit the best places in and near Darwin and see the most famous Darwin attractions like Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, Darwin Festival, Deckchair Outdoor Cinema and more!
    What is Northern Territory famous for?
    Northern Territory is famous for multicultural food, Darwin outdoor markets, waterside attractions, and a year-round warm holiday vibe. In addition, Northern Territory is known for its iconic national parks and dramatic landscapes, birds and wildlife, Aboriginal culture and opportunities for adventure. The best time to visit the Northern Territory is between June and September, when the weather is stable with low humidity levels, to explore Litchfield, Kakadu, Katherine, rivers, waterfalls and more!
    Where is Darwin Northern Territory?
    Darwin Northern Territory is the most northerly of the Australian capital cities. It is the capital city and chief port of the Northern Territory, Australia. Darwin is situated on a low peninsula northeast of the entrance to the Port Darwin Harbour, a deep inlet of the Beagle Gulf of the Timor Sea.
    What to do in the NT?
    Things to do in the NT: see iconic national parks and dramatic landscapes, birds and wildlife, Aboriginal culture and opportunities for adventure, explore Litchfield, Kakadu, Katherine, rivers, waterfalls, try multicultural food, outdoor markets, waterside attractions and more!
    What to do in Darwin in July?
    July is one of the best months to visit Darwin due to low humidity levels. Explore Litchfield, Kakadu, Katherine, rivers, and waterfalls, watch a movie at Deckchair Cinema Darwin, catch a sunset on Darwin Harbour sunset, discover beautiful Darwin Botanical Gardens, try the delicious local food at Mindil Beach Market and more!
    What to do in Darwin in September?
    September is one of the best months to visit Darwin. Explore Litchfield, Kakadu, Katherine, rivers, and waterfalls, visit Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs, watch a movie at Deckchair Cinema Darwin, catch a sunset on Darwin Harbour sunset, discover beautiful Darwin Botanical Gardens, and try the delicious local food at Mindil Beach Market and more!