Darwin & Surrounds Map showing the Darwin and Surrounds region in the NT Replay | View larger map Darwin & Surrounds Destinations See & do Events Tours Accommodation Region guide Sail across the harbour from Darwin to the Tiwi Islands, glide across wetlands and spot local wildlife, or cool off under a waterfall in Litchfield National Park. Things to see & do around Darwin Aboriginal culture Discover the wealth and diversity of the region's indigenous culture and hear the ancient Dreamtime stories that will enrich your Top End experience. Read more Mindil Beach Sunset Market The Mindil Beach Sunset Market is the heart of Darwin's cultural melting pot and truly epitomises the word 'multicultural'. Read more Crocosaurus Cove Please note: Due to recent health advice regarding COVID-19, Crocosaurus Cove will be temporarily suspending operations from 25th March, 2020. Read more National parks Darwin is flanked by two stunning national parks, just a short drive away. View exquisite landscapes, abundant wildlife and pristine river systems. Read more Food & drink Read more Litchfield National Park Feel yourself unwind as you float in lush waterholes with misty waterfalls nestled among dramatic landscapes. Read more Darwin Waterfront The footbridge at the end of Smith Street is like a gateway to leisure-land. Read more Top 10 things to do around Darwin Not visited by winter and with a relaxed, small-town feel, Darwin is the tropical capital of the Northern Territory that's perched on a harbour... Read more Region guide With a fascinating history blending European, Asian and Indigenous influences, visiting Darwin is truly a must on any Australian holiday. Read more Kakadu & Surrounds Cascading waterfalls, rugged escarpments, aboriginal rock art, giant crocodiles and exotic bird life. Kakadu National Park will change how you see... Read more Top 10 free things to do in Darwin Darwin is a thriving tropical capital, whether you are a backpacker on a budget or simply a traveller looking for a few extra activities to fill... Read more Inspiration for your Darwin trip The ultimate Darwin & surrounds accommodation guide 11 iconic stops on the way to Kakadu Five-star feasts in Darwin that won't blow the budget Top End Local's Tips: How to do Darwin’s markets 7 superb places to dine out in Darwin Top 10 local tips for enjoying Darwin's Tropical Summer What’s on around Darwin 2020 Toyota AFL Round 13: Gold Coast SUNS v St Kilda Saturday 13 June 2020 NT Travelling Film Festival 2 March – 14 June 2020 Therese Ritchie: Burning Hearts 29 November 2019 – 28 June 2020 Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival 4 July – 3 August 2020 Cancelled // Aqua fitness 20 October 2019 – 26 July 2020 Country to Couture Tuesday 4 August 2020 National Indigenous Fashion Awards Wednesday 5 August 2020 Darwin Festival 6 – 23 August 2020 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards 7 August 2020 – 31 January 2021 BetEasy Darwin Triple Crown Supercars 8 – 9 August 2020 Adelaide River Market 18 April – 6 September 2020 Noonamah Tavern Rodeo Saturday 12 September 2020 Darwin International Film Festival 17 – 27 September 2020 Sunday's Live at the Lagoon 3 May – 27 September 2020 Darwin Street Art Festival 20 May – 30 September 2020 the moment eternal: Nyapanyapa Yunupiŋu 25 April – 25 October 2020 Darwin International Laksa Festival 26 October – 29 November 2020 Mindil Beach Sunset Market 28 May – 29 October 2020 Free Weekly Yoga Asana Class 4 April – 31 October 2020 People's Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Saturday 31 October 2020 Malak Marketplace 2 May – 31 October 2020 Nightcliff Markets 15 December 2019 – 6 December 2020 Rapid Creek Markets 1 February 2020 – 7 February 2021 Parap Markets 8 February 2020 – 3 April 2021 Shannons Rockabilly Classic Car & Bike Show Saturday 12 June 2021 Darwin Fringe Festival 1 – 31 July 2021 Your search returned no results. Please try again. Show more Video : Darwin & Surrounds Search & book Find accommodation, tours, activities and events in the NT Show me everything Accommodation Tours Hire & services See & do Festivals & events Articles Destinations Food & drink Itineraries Tour companies Darwin & Surrounds Alice Springs & Surrounds Uluru & Surrounds Kakadu & Surrounds Katherine & Surrounds Arnhem Land Tennant Creek & Barkly Region Search Reset #NTaustralia Would you believe this little oasis is just one of the many stunning waterholes around #AliceSprings? Located almost smack-bang in the middle of @Australia, most people think that this iconic outback town is surrounded by just desert, but in actual fact, it's home to some of the sweetest swimming spots getting around! Redbank Gorge, pictured here, is nestled at the base of Mount Sonder in the West MacDonnell National Park. It's an exciting day for Territorian's - locals can now travel freely in the NT! If you need us, we'll be out exploring our beautiful backyard 🧡 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @maxandfaye.ps. #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT View on Instagram When it comes to extraordinary sunsets, #Darwin definitely delivers, particularly in the dry season! @nath_lew captured this winning shot at Nightcliff, a popular locals hangout spot with food vans, bike paths and lush lawns. Enjoy the free evening show from a picnic rug with your favourite local takeaway 👌🌅 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Nathan! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram Escaping from #winter like... 😜 While much of @Australia greets the first day of winter with woolly scarves, here in @TourismTopEnd we're still in our swimmers and shorts 👙 This spectacular throwback was captured by @_tribeofsix_ at one of #Kakadu National Park's lesser known gems, Maguk Gorge. Don't worry, the warm weather and beautiful swimming spots will still be waiting for you once its safe to travel again, but in the meantime, we'll try and send some balmy temperatures your way... here's looking at you, @visitmelbourne! Brrr! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @_tribeofsix_. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram Welcome to nature's very own adventure playground 🙌 The upper pool at Edith Falls (Leliyn) is the epitome of wild swimming with cool cascades and pretty bush land surrounds. In the #Katherine region, lucky locals can now enjoy a number of spots in Nitmiluk National Park, with swimming open again at Edith Falls (Leliyn) and Southern Rockhole. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @pierorsin. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram Get ready, we're bringing the #Uluru Camel Cup to you! 🐪 We'll be live streaming this iconic annual event on our YouTube channel tomorrow at 12.30pm AEST. With only a small number of local residents in attendance, the event will be a little different this year, however it promises to be just as entertaining! Tune in for live races, fashions OFF the field and much more! Sign up for a reminder via the link in our bio or check out our IG story. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jordhammond. #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #UluruCamelCup View on Instagram Care to join us for a virtual dip in paradise? The NT is home to an abundance of spectacular swimming spots, from heavenly hot springs in @TourismTopEnd to outback waterholes in @VisitCentralAus. Rest assured, they'll all be waiting for you when travel permits, including #Mataranka Thermal Pool, located only an hour south of #Katherine. This magical sandy-bottomed pool is filled with fresh spring water bubbling up at 34 degrees celsius 🙌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @powershala. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #VisitKatherine View on Instagram We’ll give you a second while you pick your jaw off the floor! The changing colours of #Uluru are without a doubt one of the monolith’s biggest drawcards, particularly at sunset when it can light up and turn bright orange!💥 @melissafindley captured this beauty of a shot on a scenic helicopter flight with @professional_helicopters, one of the many must-do experiences in @visitcentralaus. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Melissa! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT View on Instagram A tranquil moment in time captured by @danxparsons at the Garden of Eden, roughly halfway along the Rim Walk at #KingsCanyon in @VisitCentralAus. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Daniel! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT View on Instagram Exploring #EastArnhemLand is definitely high on our list, when it's possible to travel again! Home to ancient Aboriginal culture, rugged coastlines and white sandy beaches, this wild and untamed landscape is the ultimate destination for an epic road-trip. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram Subscribe Sign up to receive the latest news, deals and travel information about the Northern Territory. Data privacy statement Enter your full name: Enter your email address: Sign up Thank you Your details have been submitted. Please check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription.