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Six Fun Things to Do in Darwin

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by Kevin Liepins (subscribe)
A lover of Brisbane, the wonderful Wynnum Manly Bayside, and and the beautiful Scenic Rim. A freelance writer always looking for the new and quirky places and events in my own backyard.
Published November 2nd 2019
Crocs, fish feeding, sunsets & more
In Darwin a day or two? Then make the most of your time with visits to some of the best that Darwin has to offer.

Feed Fish at Aquascence

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Feeding fish

For a real 'hands-on' experience you can grab a couple slices of bread, step down the boat ramp at Doctors Gully into ankle-deep water and feed the many fish as they swarm around you. Great for families and adults alike. READ MORE…

Sunset Cruise on Darwin Harbour

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Darwin sunset

Enjoy a beautiful tropical sunset with a dinner cruise on the 22m traditional fishing yacht Cape Adieu. Choose from a variety of dining options from a platter of Gulf of Carpentaria Banana prawns and Coffin Bay oysters to the signature dish of smoked Spanish mackerel. READ MORE…

Wander the Darwin Waterfront

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Darwin Waterfront

An easy and fun way to quickly get the maritime and tropical feel of Darwin with its harbour, swimming lagoon, wave pool, WWII and Royal Flying Doctor history. Take a stroll around the precinct with its attractions and many eateries or catch the FREE shuttle bus between the sites.

Get close to crocs at Crocosaurus Cove

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BEWARE Crocs!!

A trip to the Top End wouldn't be complete without a crocodile experience. Watch as the crocs are fed and see the terrifying look of those brave to take the Croc Cage underwater.

Go Bus Hopping


The easiest way to see the best of Darwin is to hop on the Darwin Bus Tours - Darwin Hop-on Hop-off Bus. It circulates the CBD and Greater Darwin stopping off at museums, markets, Darwin Waterfront and WWII sites. READ MORE.

Go on a Walking Tour with Walk Darwin

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Street art

Get to know Darwin and its rich and turbulent history with a local. Join one of the many walking tours with a local and expert guide to hear the history of Darwin from its early beginnings, to the destruction brought on from the WWII bombings and Cyclone Tracey to the present day street art.

Full information on visiting Darwin and the Top End can be found on the NT tourism website.

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Great articles Kevin. I see a lit of advertising for the NT but very little for Darwin specifically so this is good detail.
by Gayle Beveridge-Marien (score: 4|10397) 1189 days ago
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