38. Darwin, Australia

Why Darwin, Australia

Darwin, Australia. I “collect” airports and Darwin is one of those places that I know the average person does not visit, so I went and was impressed by what I saw, I know you will too. Are you a history buff?

Darwin, Australia

Darwin, Australia



Darwin is located on the north coast of Australia. This is in the Northern Territory county. You can read about other unfamiliar destinations in Australia. 


How To Get Here

By Train

There is train service to Darwin from select Australian cities. You can go from say Adelaide, Sydney and Brisbane to name a few. The journey times is quite lengthy though. Head over to Transport for NSW to book.

By Plane

Darwin International Airport (DRW) is the only airport serving the city and the busiest airport serving the Northern Territory and the tenth busiest airport in Australia.

The following airlines has service to Darwin International Airport (DRW):

Airnorth (TL), Jetstar Airways (JQ), Jetstar Asia (3K), Indonesia Air Asia (QZ), Malaysia Airlines (MH), Philippine Airlines (PR), Qantas (QF), SilkAir (MI), Tiger Air Australia (TT) and Virgin Australia (VA).

By Bus

Greyhound Australia has bus service to Darwin from Alice Springs and then from Alice Springs to other parts of the country (Australia). Its a pretty long jaunt from Darwin to Alice Springs though; nearly 24 hours on an overnight bus. Darwinbus is the local service with Darwin.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

A few places to stay just in town or just out of the town. I stayed at the Holiday Inn Express when I went.

Check below for a place to stay.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.


Where To Eat

There are many places to eat here. You will see U.S. brands such as McDonalds and Subway as well.

Darwin, Australia - Istanbul Cafe

Darwin, Australia – Istanbul Cafe


Darwin, Australia - Subway

Darwin, Australia – Subway


==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.


What To Do

Darwin is a great walking city with lots to see and do. It’s rich in history; very rich as the city was bombed during World War II.

Darwin, Australia - Town Hall Ruins

Darwin, Australia – Town Hall Ruins


Darwin, Australia - Church

Darwin, Australia – Church

Let’s take a look at some of the attractions:

  1. Museum and Art Gallery Northern Territory
  2. The Defence of Darwin Experience
  3. Experience a brilliant trip with one of their Boat Tours
  4. Enjoy a beautiful sunset at Mindil Beach
  5. Visit RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
  6. Feed some of the world’s biggest saltwater crocodiles at Crocosaurus Cove
  7. See wildlife up-close in their natural habitats at Territory Wildlife Park


==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tours offered by Viator.


Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: AUD

Darwin – Tourism Australia

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Darwin, Australia - Coastline

Darwin, Australia – Coastline

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