Darwin Travel Info
A vibrant harbour city, visit Darwin to enjoy a relaxed outdoor holiday. Watch breath-taking sunsets and explore the colourful culture of the Larakia Aboriginals in Darwin, Australia’s best kept secret! Book now with Direct Flights for a great holiday to Darwin!
A harbour port located at the most northerly tip of Australia, Darwin is the tropical capital of the Northern Territory. Darwin is famous for its military base during WWII, which served as a launch pad for troops fighting the Japanese in the Pacific. Explore the rich history of Darwin by visiting excellently preserved sites of oil tunnels, ammunition bunkers and airstrips, all built during WWII. Another sombre reminder of WWII in Darwin is the Adelaide River War Cemetery, where more than 400 military burials have taken place.
Darwin is also rich in the arts. Visit the famous Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT), a huge collection that includes the best of Aboriginal art, as well as Southeast Asian and Oceanic art and material culture. 24HR Art offers interesting and interactive displays of contemporary art, and is located 5 minutes away from Darwin’s city centre.
Backpackers love travelling to Darwin as it is filled with natural wonders such as Kakadu, along with picturesque beaches and lively nightclubs. Darwin’s popularity with backpackers means heaps of choices for cheap accommodation. The cheapest would be backpacker hostels such as the YMCA of Darwin, which starts at $25/night. For more luxurious hotels, try the Crowne Plaza Darwin, which is located in the central business district of Darwin, and is in walking distance of shops, restaurants and bars, and be sure to check out Direct Flights for more choices in cheap accommodation in Darwin.
With the recently improved flight routes, it’s now possible to fly into Darwin from most cities in Australia and Asia. Daily flights depart for Darwin from Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Cairns, Perth, Brisbane, Fiji, Bangkok, Bali, Indonesia, and Vietnam, just to name a few! Direct Flights has the best deals in cheap flights to Darwin. Book online with Direct Flights and get access to great discount travel packages to Darwin.