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    Facts about Darwin in Northern Territory Australia
    Darwin is the capital city of Northern Territory Australia.
    Situated on the Timor Sea at the top of Australia.
    Darwin sits on a peninsular in Darwin Harbour and sprawls back some 45 klms.
    English is spoken with a touch of Darwin outback slang.
    Darwin has an estimated population 140,000 people, 0.60% of Australia population
    Population of Northern Territory is estimated at 244,300 in 2015.

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    Map Northern Territory Australia.
    Map of Darwin CBD.
    Mindil Beach Casino and Resort in Darwin 2019

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    Things to do in Darwin
    Time needed to see the beaches, parks and sights and the Darwin markets around 2 to 3 days ideal.
    What can I see in Darwin in just one day?
    Darwin, capital city the Northern Territory, Australia. Visit and explore the Waterfront Precinct Darwin, Cullen Bay, Nightcliff Foreshore, Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Casuarina Shopping Square, East Point Reserve Park, Darwin Museum, Mindil Night Markets, Darwin Sailing Club and Crocosaurus Cove.

    Where to stay in Darwin
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    Things to explore in Outer Darwin and the Greater Darwin Regions with a Darwin 4wd camper rental
    In the Greater Darwin Region you have many one day tourist places to visit Howards Springs Reserve, Berry Springs Nature Park, Territory Wildlife Park, Manton Dam, Lake Bennett, Charles Darwin Nature Reserve, Dundee Beach, Daly Region, Mary River National Park, Crab Claw Island.

    Take a trip to Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park, Katherine Gorge
    Darwin is a beautiful tourist destination and gateway to Kakadu National Park 3 hours away by driving, also Litchfield National Park 90 minutes away, and Katherine Gorge 3 hours away. Waterfalls within Kakadu require 4 wheel drive vehicles for access and access is seasonal.
    Motorhome hire from Darwin or 4wd camper hire from Darwin one way or return
    Take a small group guided camping or accommodated safari tour to Kakadu, Litchfield, Arnhem Land and Katherine Gorge.
    See at the bottom of this page for our web sites on Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park, and Katherine Gorge.

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    Routes, Roads and Highways in and around Darwin
    Only one main highway into Darwin and it's called the Stuart Highway
    Stuart Highway runs from Darwin to Adelaide and also known as the Explorers Way a scenic tourist route.
    Stuart Highway is one of Australia's major highways. It runs from Darwin, Northern Territory, in the north, via Alice Springs, to Port Augusta in South Australia 2,834 km (1,761 mi)
    Travelling on then Port Augusta via the Augusta Highway onto Adelaide.
    Darwin is seasonal from April to September. Weather in the top half of Northern Territory (The Top End) is the wet season (October to April) and dry season (May to September).
    From Darwin you can explore Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield National Park & surrounding regions.