The Australian Aviation Heritage Centre offers impressive displays of past and present aircraft as well as information on the Northern Territory's aviation history. Come in and experience everything aviation, from some of Australia's very first planes through to World War II aircraft. Perfect for all members of the family!
The Darwin Botanic Gardens are just 2 kilometres north of Darwin City Centre and cover 42 hectares. Stroll through acre after acre of gorgeous landscaped surrounds. The botanic gardens boast a collection of more than 400 tropical palms as well as a waterfall, walking trails, playground, orchid farm and much more - ideal for a family outing.
The Darwin Crocodile Farm is located just 38 kilometres south of Darwin and is home to some 10,000 crocodiles. View crocs of all sizes, from hatchlings just a few centimetres long to large males over 5 metres in length. Feeding time is twice daily and is a great time to visit, as the large crocs leave their water holes to be hand fed by the experienced handlers.
Did you know that Darwin Harbour is actually twice the size of Sydney Harbour? Darwin Harbour has many attractions worth visiting including pearl farms, sunken ships from World War II and stunning beaches. A cruise is the ideal way to see everything the area has to offer.
Kakadu National Park is a vast reserve that has grown so much in cultural significance that it is now heritage-listed. Kakadu National Park covers some 20,000 square kilometres and is one of Australia's most diverse and spectacular parks. The area is made even more significant by the abundance of Aboriginal rock art some dating back as far as 25,000 years.
Mindil Beach is a popular tourist spot and on Thursday and Sunday nights during the dry season, locals and visitors can head to the beach markets. The wide array of multicultural foods and crafts available gives you a taste of everything the Territory has to offer. You can also relax and enjoy the live entertainment.
The Museum and Art Gallery of the NT offers a unique opportunity to uncover the diverse history and art of the Territory and surrounding regions. Particularly notable is the museum's extensive collection of Aboriginal art and historical materials.