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Visiting Darwin

Tropical Darwin is the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory and the jewel of the Top End, yet it maintains a small-town vibe—which is precisely its charm. Surrounded on three sides by water, the city is an oasis of wharfs, harbors, and Timor Sea sunsets. For more natural seclusion, plan a day trip to the exotic Tiwi Islands or head inland to impressive national parks and waterfalls.... Read More Tropical Darwin is the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory and the jewel of the Top End, yet it maintains a small-town vibe—which is precisely its charm. Surrounded on three sides by water, the city is an oasis of wharfs, harbors, and Timor Sea sunsets. For more natural seclusion, plan a day trip to the exotic Tiwi Islands or head inland to impressive national parks and waterfalls.    Close

Stories and Tips Darwin

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Darwin reflections

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 10 Dec, 2010

Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory and the largest city for over a thousand kilometres, has a population slightly in excess of 100,000. The whole Territory, in fact, has less than quarter of a million, one in three of them of Aboriginal origin. Darwin…Read More


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Darwin, Outback City

Written by catsholiday on 17 Mar, 2010

DARWINWHERE IS DARWIN?The Northern Territory is a huge area of 1.35 million square kilometres with a population of only 209,000 and Darwin is the Capital city situated in the far north of this territory. Although Darwin is the least populated of all of Australia’s state…Read More


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The Ghan and the Overland

Written by ggcahill on 01 Oct, 2005

Our Great Southern Railways journeys commenced at 10:10pm on Saturday August 20, when we boarded the Overland to take us to Adelaide for our connection with the Ghan. Spencer Street Station looked like a bombsite! (Have they forgotten about the Commonwealth Games next year?) The…Read More


Kakadu National Park

Written by rxshine on 18 Jul, 2003

The three-day two-night tour of Kakadu National Park started with pick up from the hotel at 7am. Our first stop was at the Adelaide river where we took the Jumping Crocodile Cruise. The boat is a two level barge like craft driven by two…Read More


Darwin

Written by rxshine on 18 Jul, 2003

Day 1 -- The flight to Darwin was fine and as we were picking up our luggage I noticed a girl claiming an Irish drum. I didn’t think too much about it but when we went to get on the shuttle she was there also.…Read More


Kari Neering

Written by neeringk on 26 Aug, 2003

Barefoot Aborigines bring a sense of history to the desolate area of Darwin, where they strive to balance their history of living on the land with modern technologies such as washing machines and toilets. Locals want to drink with you, tourists want to talk to…Read More


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