Fly straight into Darwin
Thanks to an increased number of flight connections from both Australian cities and abroad, Australia’s smallest and most northerly capital is these days easier to get to than ever. As well as being connected to overseas cities including Singapore, Denpasar and Manila, Darwin also makes a perfect stop-off point for those on the way to other memorable Northern Australian destinations including Broome, Alice Springs and Cairns. With airlines including Qantas, Airnorth and Jetstar all offering a range of flights, speak to your Flight Centre consultant today to ensure you get the best deal on a flight to this unique city.
Average flight time Approximately 4 hours and 10 minutes from Sydney.
Daily flights from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
Major airlines Qantas, Jetstar and Airnorth.
Stop by Darwin on a cruise
With Darwin a popular stop on many Asian and Australian cruise itineraries, almost every week Darwin Port welcome a new cruise ship to berth. If days at sea doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, it’s still a great idea to consider taking one-day Darwin cruise. Some cruise highlights include a ride around Darwin Harbour, the sunset over Fannie Bay and turtle spotting at Bare Sand Island.
Dig these Darwin holiday packages
With destinations including Litchfield and Kakadu National Park both in close proximity, a Darwin holiday package can help to ensure you get the most out of your trip to the Top End. With a friendly Flight Centre consultant just a phone call away, let us help take the trouble out of booking your holiday by arranging a package deal for your Darwin adventure.
Discover Darwin on a tour
Though Darwin city itself is small, a tour is still a great way to uncover everything this unique city and its surrounding areas have to offer. Hit the streets with a comfortable pair of shoes during a city walking tour, put your feet up while on one of the city’s many popular harbour tours, or get out of town completely to spot crocs, visit wetlands and swim in waterfalls.
Hire a car to explore the Top End
With many memorable sites just a few short hours driving distance from Darwin, hiring a car is a great idea. Head to Darwin’s surrounding suburbs or, for a real adventure, deeper into the red-coloured sands of the famous Australian outback.
More destinations to discover
A trip to the Northern Territory is not complete without taking in some of the breathtaking and culturally significant natural wonders on Darwin’s doorstep.
Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine
For spectacular scenery and the adventure of a lifetime, it’s hard to go past the breathtaking Nitmiluk National Park, home to 13 sandstone gorges just waiting to be explored. Take a look around on foot or by canoe, or get a bird’s eye view from a helicopter.
If there’s one thing synonymous with Australia, it’s the beautiful and iconic red rock, Uluru. Almost 500 kilometres south of Alice Springs, Uluru is near the southern border of the Northern Territory. Its traditional custodians, the Anangu people, have lived here for more than 22,000 years.
The Tiwi Islands
A short plane ride across the Beagle Gulf, and about 80 kilometres north of Darwin, are Bathurst and Melville Islands. Visitors get the opportunity to experience a modern-day Aboriginal culture and see the Tiwi Islanders’ famous artworks and burial poles.