Darwin Hotels & Accommodation

The capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin is the gateway to the spectacular wilderness of Australia's far north. And with its relaxed vibe, tropical climate and vibrant cultural scene, it's also an outstanding holiday destination in its own right.

And there are many Darwin hotels centrally positioned to help you tap into the best of local experiences. Darwin accommodation is well-appointed for visitors, ranging from luxurious multi-star choices to comfortable yet cheap Darwin hotels for those looking to keep things on a budget.

Despite its relatively small size, this is a city brimming with possibilities, whether you're looking take a cruise past crocodiles down the Adelaide River, sail at sunset on the harbour, immerse yourself in the local indigenous heritage or enjoy some of the superb local cuisine.

During your stay, be sure to visit Darwin's waterfront, now a vibrant hub of restaurants, shops and parklands, where you can swim, fish and dine out on freshly caught seafood. Meanwhile, inner-city Parap is the place to go if you're looking to check out the local arts scene of contemporary and Aboriginal galleries.

You'll also find many ways to uncover the dramatic history of the city - from World War II air raids to Cyclone Tracey - via heritage walks and museums, while the tropical parklands offer tranquillity and relaxation for walkers and cyclists.

With so many attractions, ranging from the award-winning Indo Pacific Marine Environment Centre, to the incredibly diverse flora and fauna of the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

And to discover the multi-cultural hub of Darwin, visit the Mindil Beach sunset market, held every Thursday and Sunday night, from April 25th to October, with its dazzling smorgasbord of arts, crafts, international dining and entertainment.

Meanwhile, for those looking to immerse themselves in the natural world, Darwin puts you in a prime position. The crystalline water-holes of Litchfield National Park are not far away, while it's under a day's journey to experience the magnificence of world heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Darwin is also the place to begin epic journeys to take in the expanse of the Australian continent, whether you're looking to hit the road on the Explorers Highway or ride the rails on the iconic Ghan to Adelaide.

With so much to experience in an area of such natural beauty, a trip north to Darwin is your ticket to a fantastic holiday. Whether you fly over or book a rental car to navigate the abundant natural scenery - there's no wrong way to experience Darwin.