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Administrator's Offices and Cell Block

Administrator's Offices and Cell Block

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This is the site of the 1870 Palmerston Police Station and cells. The original buildings were of crude timber and disintegrated because of white ants. In 1881, the stone cells at t...more

Aquascene

Aquascene

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Ever thought of feeding fish in the ocean, at Doctors Gully, right in the heart of Darwin, is Aquascene, where hundreds of fish come to shore at high tide to be fed by hand. The da...more

Brian Creek Monsoon Forest

Brian Creek Monsoon Forest

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Brian Creek Monsoon Forest, in the Mary River National Park which is an hour's drive from Darwin, is a short walk through a pocket of rainforest where you will notice the contrast ...more

Casuarina Coastal Reserve

Casuarina Coastal Reserve

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Casuarina Coastal Reserve protects a large coastal area in Darwin's northern suburbs. The Reserve is popular for its white sandy beaches, shady picnic areas, cycle paths, mountain ...more

Casuarina Square

Casuarina Square

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Casuarina Square has approximately 200 stores and is the largest shopping complex in Darwin, offering a wide range of specialty stores, a food court and a seven screen cinema compl...more

Charles Darwin National Park

Charles Darwin National Park

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Lying on Darwin's Frances Bay, Charles Darwin National Park protects one of Australia's most significant wetlands, important woodlands and local indigenous and WWII histories. E...more

Christ Church Cathedral Precinct

Christ Church Cathedral Precinct

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This precinct is highly valued by the community for a range of social, historic and architectural reasons. It consists of the Christ Church Cathedral (completed in 1977), the adja...more

Commonwealth Bank Building, Darwin.

Commonwealth Bank Building, Darwin.

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The former Commonwealth bank is significant as a symbol of the federal government's Civil and Defence Works Programme of the late 1930s. Displaying elements of Art Deco styling, t...more

Couzens Lookout

Couzens Lookout

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Couzen's Lookout is positioned within the Mary River region - a wide expanse of national park land an hour's drive from Darwin that provides visitors with opportunities for wildlif...more

Crocodylus Park and Zoo

Crocodylus Park and Zoo

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Crocodylus Park & Zoo, located only 15 minutes from Darwin's CBD, gives you a full NT outback experience in the city. It is the best place in to come face to face with the largest...more

Crocosaurus Cove

Crocosaurus Cove

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Crocosaurus Cove is a tourism venture which commenced operations on the 15th of July 2008. The 3 storey attraction occupies almost an entire city block and allows visitors to witne...more

CWA Red Cross Shop

CWA Red Cross Shop

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The site is a ground level rendered brick and concrete structure built as an office and club rooms. The building has undergone extensive change over the years. None of the origin...more

Darwin Aviation Museum

Darwin Aviation Museum

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Boasting dozens of aircraft, engines and plane crash remnants, the Darwin Aviation Museum is the best place in Darwin for anyone with their head in the clouds. The enormous museum ...more

Darwin Cenotaph War Memorial

Darwin Cenotaph War Memorial

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The Darwin Cenotaph commemorates Australian men and women who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial was originally erected outside Governm...more

Darwin Entertainment Centre

Darwin Entertainment Centre

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Darwin Entertainment Centre is the principal live entertainment venue in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Located in the heart of the city, the Darwin Entertainment Centre ho...more

Darwin Entertainment Precinct

Darwin Entertainment Precinct

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A visit to Darwin Airport Central is the ultimate adrenalin-filled attraction exclusive to Northern Territory and an absolute must see with any visit to Darwin. Located in the he...more

Darwin Flyboarding

Darwin Flyboarding

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Experience the feeling flying over the water at one of the most beautiful and ideal locations to flyboard in Australia. Now operating at the Darwin Waterfront Lagoon, flyboardin...more

Darwin Harbour

Darwin Harbour

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Dotted with sunken ships from World War II, Cyclone Tracy and confiscated Indonesian fishing vessels, Darwin Harbour is surrounded by scenic mangroves and pristine tidal waters, me...more

Darwin Military Museum

Darwin Military Museum

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The Darwin Military Museum is located at East Point adjacent to the Defence of Darwin Experience. The site is within a heritage listed area that contains WWII fortifications. The...more

Darwin Turf Club

Darwin Turf Club

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Nestled in the lush, tropical surrounds of Fannie Bay in Darwin’s Top End, the Darwin Turf Club is famed for the running of the Carlton Mid Darwin Cup, the crescendo of an eight-...more

Darwin Waterfront

Darwin Waterfront

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The footbridge at the end of Smith Street is like a gateway to leisure-land. Alight the elevator at the Darwin Waterfront and enter a world of lush lawns, swimming lagoons and wate...more

Darwin Wave Lagoon

Darwin Wave Lagoon

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Catch a wave at Darwin's coolest Waterfront attraction: the Wave Pool. Here, a palm-fringed swimming pool turns into a tube-riding, boogie-boarding bucket of fun when the siren sig...more

Deckchair Cinema

Deckchair Cinema

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The Deckchair Cinema is a majestic open air cinema situated on the gorgeous Darwin Harbour. The cinema operates seven nights a week from mid April to mid November, screening a dive...more

Defence of Darwin Experience

Defence of Darwin Experience

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In the 1960s, the Royal Australian Artillery Association (NT), took action over the vandalising of the 9.2-inch gun emplacements of East Point. These guns, together with many six-i...more

di CROCO

di CROCO

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Take home a little local luxury with Australian saltwater crocodile skin accessories from di CROCO. Unique to Darwin these luxury goods are made from skins sourced in the Northe...more

East Point Reserve

East Point Reserve

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East Point Reserve is Darwin's largest park area. It is popular with locals and visitors for its safe year-round saltwater swimming at Lake Alexander, military history, and the uni...more

Elevated Boutique

Elevated Boutique

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Elevated Boutique offers an excellent choice of gorgeous Cool Summer Fashion, Beautiful Accessories, Eclectic Jewellery & Quality Gifts. We delight in Australian Design & Natural F...more

Em Bella

Em Bella

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Drift into this newcomer in the Star Village Arcade to discover dreamy locally designed jewellery and a range of light and summery clothing perfect for Darwin climes. Em Bella's cr...more

Fannie Bay Gaol

Fannie Bay Gaol

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Fannie Bay Gaol operated as Her Majesty’s Gaol and Labour Prison from 1883 until 1979. The original buildings comprised two blocks with 16 cells, a washhouse and a kitchen. A s...more

Flight Path Golf and Archery Range

Flight Path Golf and Archery Range

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Darwin’s golf and archery introduction and improvement centre. Flight Path Golf and Archery provides a unique experience for locals, corporate groups and visitors wishing to e...more

Framed Art Gallery

Framed Art Gallery

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Take home a piece of original Darwin design from Frame Gallery, a large gallery specialising in Australian fine art and craft including sculpture, woodwork, ceramics, blown glass, ...more

Frances Bay Explosives Complex

Frances Bay Explosives Complex

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The complex consists of a number of concrete stores buildings of various sizes built in areas excavated from the cliffs along Tiger Brennan Drive. Access is obtained from Stoddart ...more

Frog Hollow

Frog Hollow

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Frog Hollow is highly valued by the Darwin community for its social, industrial relations and educational associations. It is valued as natural parkland in the central city area. ...more

Gardens Park Golf Links

Gardens Park Golf Links

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Welcome to Gardens Park Golf Links. A green paradise in the CBD of Darwin. Enjoy our 9 hole, Par 34 course set amongst 55 acres. Gardens Park Golf Links can cater for your recre...more

Gardens Road Cemetery

Gardens Road Cemetery

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Gardens Cemetery was opened in 1919 after the closure of Palmerston Cemetery on Goyder Road and was Darwin's main cemetery up until 1970. There are many different types of graves, ...more

Gardens Tennis

Gardens Tennis

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Gardens Tennis is the largest and one of the most successful community tennis centres in Darwin. The facility is located in the heart of thriving Darwin and consists of 12 hard cou...more

George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

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Take a walk through the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens to see a magnificent display of plants from northern Australia and tropical areas around the world. There are extensive...more

Government House, Darwin

Government House, Darwin

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Government House was the first ‘grand’ public building constructed in Darwin after white settlement in 1869 and is symbolic of the NT’s constitutional development. Original...more

Holmes Jungle Nature Park

Holmes Jungle Nature Park

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Located on the fringe of the city's northern suburbs, the park is popular with picnickers, walkers and birders at any time of the year. Cyclists and horseriders are welcome, on a s...more

John McDouall Stuart 150th Anniversary

John McDouall Stuart 150th Anniversary

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The site at the Bark Hut Inn on the Arnhem Highway, consists of a plaque dedicated in 2012, marking the site where Stuart and his party camped on 11 July 1862. The plaque commemor...more

Lagoon Day Spa

Lagoon Day Spa

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Indulge in tropical luxury while revitalising your mind, body and soul at Darwin’s most exquisite relaxation and beauty retreat. Lagoon Day Spa is a health and well-being sanctu...more

Lake Alexander

Lake Alexander

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Lake Alexander is a man-made lake that provides safe swimming throughout the year, and is a popular picnic and barbecue stop. Lake Alexander is part of Darwin's East Point Reserve,...more

Lyons Cottage

Lyons Cottage

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Lyons Cottage is the only remaining example of colonial bungalow style architecture in Darwin. This simple cottage is built from locally quarried porcellanite stone, timber from As...more

Manton Dam Recreation Area

Manton Dam Recreation Area

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Built in 1942, Manton Dam was Darwin's first reliable water supply. Today the dam is a pleasant destination for an easy daytrip from Darwin, 70 kilometres south, and a popular recr...more

Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

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Enjoy the tropical night air at Darwin's Mindil Beach Sunset Markets every Thursday and Sunday evening between April and October. The markets have a multitude of stalls offering in...more

Mistake Billabong

Mistake Billabong

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A beautiful and tranquil sight, Mistake Creek Billabong, in the Mary River National Park, is about an hour's drive from Darwin. The location is renowned for the large floodplain...more

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

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The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is the Northern Territory's premier cultural organisation. Set in a scenic location at Bullocky Point in Darwin, MAG...more

Natures Way

Natures Way

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Nature's Way is a scenic tourism drive through Kakadu and Nitmiluk National Parks. For photographic, wildlife and birdwatching enthusiasts, this is a dream drive on a fully sealed ...more

Nightcliff Markets

Nightcliff Markets

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Unwind and feel the ambience of the Nightcliff Markets. Set in the Nightcliff Shopping Centre, the markets are an ideal place for a lazy Sunday coffee or a cool and refreshing trop...more

North Australia Railway The Narrows

North Australia Railway The Narrows

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This remnant of the North Australia Railway (NAR) is an important reminder of the earlier rail system and is an invaluable site for interpretation and display. The NAR was the sta...more