Darwin Vacations & Travel Packages!
The capital city of the Northern Territory in Australia, Darwin is the smallest and most northerly of the capital cities in the country. The city has a tropical savanna climate with distinct dry and wet seasons. The dry season in the city runs from May to September. Darwin has a lot to offers a tourist. The interesting museums in the city celebrate the rich history and the galleries display the region's affluent indigenous art. Nature has also played a major role in attracting tourists and the city boasts parks and gardens to excite serenity seekers and nature buffs.
Places of Interest in Darwin
George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens
Located at a distance of around 2 kilometers north of the CBD of Darwin, George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens covers 42 hectares of area and is remarkable for collections of north Australian and other tropical species. The park boasts a major collection of Northern Australian monsoon flora. George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens also features an assortment of native and introduced tropical plants such as cycads, gingers, Adansonia, palms, and heliconias.
Charles Darwin National Park
Located 4 kilometers east of Darwin, Charles Darwin National Park is remarkable for its concrete bunkers of the era of Second World War. One of these bunkers has been converted into a visitor center and display of Second World War memorabilia. The park boasts extensive fire trails that are ideal for bush walking.
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
The main museum in Northern Territory, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory is located in the inner Darwin suburb. The museum presents both traveling exhibitions and internally developed exhibitions from all around the country. The art collection here features more than 30,000 items of art and material culture.