Darwin

  • Accommodation:
    • Elkes Hostel
  • Transport:
    • A Tap and Ride card costs $20 and is available for purchase as you board the bus (cash only) or from bus interchanges
    • Once you have the Tap and Ride card, you can take 10 bus trips or use it for 7 consecutive days of unlimited travel
    • The route 4  travels from Darwin Bus Interchange to Casuarina Bus Interchange via the waterfront. This bus stops by attractions such as Fannie Bay Gaol and Crocosaurus Cove
    • Route 3A buses collect passengers from Charles Eaton Drive at the airport and travel to Casuarina Bus Interchange, with 5-7 services per day.
  • Things to see:
    • Crocosaurus Cove
    • Fannie Bay Goal
    • Parliament House
    • George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens
    • Mindil Beach
    • Darwin Waterfront Precinct
    • Charles Darwin National Park
    • Bicentennial Park
    • Home of Charles Darwin – Down House
    • Crocodylus Park
  • Tips:
    • Take a trip across the water from Darwin to discover the beautiful Tiwi Islands. Tours from Darwin include light aircraft flights or a ferry ride with Sealink Northern Territory
    • The flying time to Bathurst Island is 20 minutes, and the ferry ride takes 2.5 hours
    • You will need a permit to visit the islands. Click here for more information