Darwin

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Updated, Aug 2020

City

about the city
population, Language, currency,  plug point, emergency no, time zone
entry requirements and best time to visit




Getting In & Around

Getting in
Darwin International Airport – 12 km north of city centre, web: darwinairport.com.au
no direct bus or train connection. Shuttle Bus services are available (~A$15-25), Taxi: A$25-40 to city center/metered (additional charges may apply) Darwin Radio Taxis: +61 13 10 08, Blue Taxi Company: +61 8 8981 3777, additional A$4 airport toll.
 
Darwin Railway Station – 20 km from city center, it’s the Main railway station. Trains to Adelaide twice weekly (Ghan train). Station is open on train operating days. there are no luggage store. more info at greatsouthernrail.com.au 
 
Darwin Bus Interchange – bus terminal, Harry Chan Avenue, Darwin City, Phone: 08 8924 7666, More information, Bus to Alice Springs cost about A$265 and takes upto 20-24 hours.
Getting around

Public Transport: Paper tickets are available onboard a bus or at bus interchange. These are issued only for single ticket and daily tickets. for Multi tickets and weekly tickets, you need to get a Tap and Ride card. Tap and Ride cards are rechargeable top up cards. 
Tickets: Single ticket (3hrs) A$3, Daily A$7 valid till service lasts, Multi trips (10 trips/3hrs each) A$20, Weekly ticket(7 days) A$20. 

Piazza Duomo


See & Do

Crocosaurus Cove:
Opening hours: 9am-6pm, Tickets: Adult: A$32, Child: A$20, Cage of Death from A$165, Address: abc, website: www.crocosauruscove.com, phone no: +61 08 8981 7522

Indo-Pacific Marine Exhibition:
Opening hours: 105am-4pm, Tickets: Adult: A$24, Child: A$10, Address: 29 Stokes Hill Road, Darwin, phone no: +61 08 8981 1294,

Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory: 
Opening hours: 9am-5pm on weekdays, from 10am on weekends, Tickets: Free, Address: 19 Conacher St, Fannie Bay, Darwin, website:www.magnt.net.au, phone no: +61 08 8999 8264, Email:[email protected]

Crocodylus Park:
Opening hours: 9am-5pm, Tickets: A$40-20, Address: 815 McMillans Rd, Berrimah, Darwin, website:www.crocodyluspark.com.au, email:[email protected]Phone: +61 08 8922 4500

Beaches:
Mindil Beach: One of the popular beach of Darwin, the beach holds sunset markets between April and October. Vesteys Beach: another beach on Fannie bay, northwestern part of Darwin. Lameroo Beach: small beach close to CBD. Casuarina Beach: Little far in the north, about 15 km from CBD. there are some other small beaches around.

George Brown Botanic Gardens: 42 hectares of garden, north of Darwin city. 
Opening hours: 7am-7pm, Tickets: Free, Address: Gilruth Ave & Gardens Rd, visit websitetake bus number 7 to reach here.

Charles Darwin National Park: 13 square kilometers park south west of Darwin. Opening hours: 8am-7pm, visit website

Piazza Duomo




Activities
 

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