With a generous population from people all over the world, Darwin is one of Australia’s most cultured cities. This multiculturalism is highlighted with ethnic events and festivals promoting different cultures. No longer is Darwin the underdeveloped city it once was. It has certainly evolved and is seen as one of Australia’s top 10 travel destinations. With so much to offer, Darwin is definitely worth seeing.
Darwin’s Crocosaurus Cove which is situated right in the middle of Mitchell St (Darwin centre) is as close as you will ever get to these amazing beasts. They currently hold 6 of Australia’s largest Crocodiles in captivity and can be viewed up close in state of the arc aquariums and pools. Crocosaurus Cove is a great opportunity to see not only Australia’s oldest living reptiles, they are also home to many other aquatic and land species such as Stingrays, Turtles and of course Australia’s deadliest snakes.
The most centrally located backpackers in Darwin; Dingo Moon Lodge is your place for value accommodation. The variety of rooms available ensures you will get the room that suits your needs. Dingo Moon Lodge has award winning staff and even has the best free backpacker’s breakfast in Australia. Come see what makes Dingo Moon Lodge a top 10 hostel in Australia!
For those who are not so enticed by the Australia’s deadly animals, a stroll down Darwin’s Esplanade might be a little more your cup of tea. The esplanade has flashy hotels, great coffee shops, lush waterside as well as Bicentennial Park. The Darwin Esplanade is a great place for anyone who just wants to relax.
For the more active and adventurous, Darwin’s World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park is an incredible way to explore the spectacular sites of Australia’s untouched bushlands, rocky gorges and crystal clear waterfalls. The breath taking views will make for an unforgettable experience. There is now the option to camp out allowing for a great diversity of trails to be taken during the day before returning to safari camps at night.