Take home a touch of the Top End with artworks, fashion and souvenirs from the region’s unique boutiques, markets and galleries.
These boutiques offer you something unique from Darwin and the Northern Territory. They’re favourites of the locals and will be favourites for you too.
Sift through an incredible array of paintings, sculpture and textiles at Darwin’s diverse commercial galleries and artist-run centres. Take the opportunity to tour the art centres on the Tiwi Islands or time your visit with one of the region’s famous Aboriginal art fairs.
Size up the South Sea’s elegant best at Paspaley Pearls. Reputed to be some of the finest in the world, you’ll find them fashioned into a range of elegant necklaces, pendants, earrings and rings.
Shopping around Darwin
Snap up quirky croc-paraphernalia such as oven mitts, tea towels and t-shirts – you name it they’ve got it at the various souvenir shops around town.
Dress up or down in local designs, fine fabrics and retro fabulousness from Darwin’s unique boutiques. Try clothing, jewellery, footware and accessories at Elevated, Frond, Viva La Body, Vintage Twist, Em Bella and Me and My Llama. The tropics have never looked so stylish. Extend your holiday to an olfactory oasis and come home smelling sweet with lovingly hand-crafted soaps and skin care from Viva La Body and Damadi Skincare.
Join the locals perusing produce, arts and crafts, clothing and jewellery at the Parap and Nightcliff weekend markets. Feast at food stalls and chill with tropical juices or better, with a massage. In the Dry, add stunning sunsets and live entertainment to the mix at the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets or the historic Rapid Creek Markets.