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 Region guide With a fascinating history blending European, Asian and Indigenous influences, visiting Darwin is truly a must on any Australian holiday. Read more Food & drink 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 Litchfield National Park With no fee for entry and easily accessible 2WD roads into all of the main waterfalls, it’s no wonder Litchfield National Park is one of the most... 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 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 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 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 Darwin Waterfront The footbridge at the end of Smith Street is like a gateway to leisure-land. Read more Mindil Beach Sunset Markets Enjoy the tropical night air at Darwin's Mindil Beach Sunset Markets every Thursday and Sunday evening between April and October. Read more Crocosaurus Cove Crocosaurus Cove is a tourism venture which commenced operations on the 15th of July 2008. Read more Inspiration for your Darwin trip The ultimate Darwin & surrounds accommodation guide 7 superb places to dine out in Darwin Top 10 local tips for enjoying Darwin's Tropical Summer Five-star feasts in Darwin that won't blow the budget 11 iconic stops on the way to Kakadu Five walkable attractions in Darwin City What's on around Darwin Territory Tribute: 2019 International Military Writers' Festival 5 – 7 April 2019 Dundee Easter Family Fishing Competition 19 – 21 April 2019 Territory Tribute - Overture to Peace Wednesday 24 April 2019 Territory Tribute 19 February – 25 April 2019 Heritage Festival -Top End 2 – 19 May 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019 15 – 16 May 2019 People's Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Saturday 18 May 2019 Railway Heritage Picnic Day Monday 5 August 2019 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 Articles Itineraries Tour companies Darwin & Surrounds Alice Springs & Surrounds Uluru & Surrounds Kakadu & Surrounds Katherine & Surrounds Arnhem Land Tennant Creek & Barkly Region SearchReset #NTaustralia It’s not hard to see why Nitmiluk (#Katherine) Gorge is a Top End must do! The gorge-ous views and breathtaking walking tracks will impress even the most adventurous of hearts, or maybe you’ll choose to take it easy on a boat cruise with @NitmilukTours. Open year round, the region is home to some of the most stunning gorge scenery in the NT. Consisting of 13 separate gorges, this maze of waterways stretches for 12 kilometres and extends more than 70 metres high. Our tip: check out Baruwei lookout at sunrise or sunset! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @carissaspataro. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #NitmilukNTView on Instagram The iconic red rock, #Uluru has to be seen to be believed. At sunrise and sunset it’s radiance is unlike anything else, surrounded by the dreamy colours of the desert sky. There are a number of experiences that take you right up close, including the 10.6 kilometre Base Walk. As the name suggests, the trail circles the entire base of this ochre-coloured monolith and takes roughly 3.5 hours if you do the whole thing. If you're not keen on doing it on foot, you can hire a bike from @outbackcycling or join a segway tour with @ulurusegwaytours. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @haililorensalt! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #SeeUluruView on Instagram We're coming to you from Wangi Falls where it's wet, wild and wonderful! With a stunning cliff face, an emerald-toned plunge pool and a cafe on-site, there's every reason to sit back and enjoy your surroundings. #Litchfield National Park may be a fraction of the size of Kakadu, but when it comes to adventure opportunities, this national park has it in spades! While the falls are currently closed for swimming due to flooding, this impressive sight is still well worth a visit over the tropical summer. However, if you're keen for a dip within the park, Florence Falls and Buley Rockhole are open for swimming 👌💦 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @mattyparry96! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEndView on Instagram Sending you a postcard from paradise, also known as #EastArnhemLand 🍃 This is Lonely Beach, a very beautiful (and real!) place that you can explore on a tour with aboriginal-owned organisation @Lirrwi Tourism. They offer day and multi-day guided tours into the remote Yolngu Homelands, departing from #Nhulunbuy (#Gove) between April and October. You'll get to see how the world's oldest living culture still does things today - from traditional spear fishing to gathering of bush foods. East Arnhem Land is only a short flight from #Darwin or can be accessed via the Central Arnhem Road. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @haylsa! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEndView on Instagram We definitely don’t take for granted, or should we say ‘granite’ the fact that we have the unbelievable #DevilsMarbles in the Northern Territory. Karlu Karlu, as they’re called by the traditional owners, were in fact formed naturally, slowly eroding over millions of years into their strange and sometimes gravity-defying shapes. Follow the walkways and find out via the information boards how the granite formations have withstood the forces of wind and rain, unlike the surrounding sandstone. These geological wonders are located just an hour drive from #TennantCreek. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @mwjhvisuals! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNTView on Instagram Warning: You may never want your holiday to end at @skycitydarwin 🌴 Nestled on 30 acres of tropical gardens fringed by the crystal blue Arafura Sea, Skycity's centrally located resort offers stunning accommodation and dining options. Relax in one of the 152 stylishly appointed hotel or resort rooms, swim in their spectacular infinity edged pool or lagoon pool, enjoy the cuisine of their five distinctive dining experiences, indulge in spa treatments, and relax on the beautiful private beach. Not to mention there's a swim-up bar! Does this sound like your cup of tropical tea? If so, @Qantas are currently offering sale fares to #Darwin from most Aussie capital cities! Meet you at the swim-up bar 😉 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jonesaroundtheworld. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEndView on Instagram By gorge, you've done it Glen Helen 🤩 @jaydidphoto snapped this stunning shot at #sunrise, describing the landscape in the Red Centre as “mind-boggling to comprehend." A 1.5 hour drive from #AliceSprings, @glenhelenlodge is the ultimate base for exploring the West MacDonnell Ranges and is located just a few minutes' walk from this beautiful gorge. The lodge offers various accommodation options, along with a restaurant and bar. You'll also find Ormiston Gorge, Redbank Gorge, the Ochre Pits and Ellery Creek Big Hole all within easy driving distance. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Jay! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNTView on Instagram There's no shortage of wonderful waterfalls in #Kakadu National Park, but as locals will tell you, the best spot to visit during the tropical summer is Motor Car Falls. Surrounded by monsoon forest, @surrealdigitalphotography said he had a "beautiful day" swimming here - it's not hard to see why! With water cascading into the gorgeous emerald plunge pool encircled by high cliffs, you'll be bowled over by its beauty. The one hour walk to the falls means its often overlooked by those attracted to better known and easier to access waterfalls in the park, so it has become a favourite among travellers willing to explore a little further. Please note: The Yurmikmik carpark is currently only accessible via four-wheel drive vehicle. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Richard! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #SeeKakaduView on Instagram We're soaking up some serious vitamin-sea with this spectacular shot of one our famous #Darwin sunsets at local culinary hub Cullen Bay. There’s really nothing quite like the incredible explosion of colour that fills the sky, best enjoyed at one of the bars or restaurants right on the water! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @bryonyleigh__ . #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEndView on Instagram Keep in touchSign 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:SubmitThank youYour details have been submitted. Please check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription.