Darwin is the northerly capital city in Australia. It was established in 1869 but only appointed as a capital city in 1911. Compared to other capital cities in Australia, Darwin has the largest area of a capital city with the smallest population. So, what is the best word to describe this unique city?
Yup, Father Christmas will come in his full suit to Darwin!
Darwin is also well-known as The Top End because it is located at the very top end of Australia. Darwin has a wet and dry season but many people will argue that Darwin has 3 seasons, with the build-up as the third season. During the build-up, Darwin will be scorching hot with high level of humidity. A lot of people will avoid Darwin during this time of the year, but many others will be happy in Darwin during build-up as Darwin also offers so many things to cool you down from the hot sun. From swimming in a natural swimming hole, playing at the water park and even ice skating (yes, Darwin also has an ice skating rink!).
People in Darwin love doing outdoor activities. From fishing to bird spotting, bike riding to foreshore walk and playing at the playground or park with your children or your furry friends. A lot of places around Darwin will offer a magnificent sunset. Just bring your picnic rug and an esky full of yummy things.
With over 60 nationalities and 70 ethnic groups in Darwin, Darwin is a multicultural city. You can find a lot of cultural festivals throughout the year (but mostly during the dry season). You can also find lots of traditional food from all over the world at markets around Darwin. Darwin is also home to a lot of food trucks that bring yummy food to you, such ashttps://www.weekendnotes.com/the-mexican-standoff/, Curled Ice Cream, Haensel und Gretel, WOW! Sushi Burger, Picona - Pizza in a Cone and many more.
Darwin is the home of salty and freshwater crocodiles, in fact, you can find more crocodiles in Darwin than any other place. But Darwin also offers some places where you can learn more about crocodiles and get up close with these magnificent ancient reptiles.
Man-made beach at the Waterfront. A better and save option to play "on the beach"