Darwin, the Northern Territory of Australia, located on the Timor sea is a place filled with attractions and hardly can anyone turn away from them. There are a number of fascinating places and activities in Darwin which nobody can miss on a visit to the place. The places are convenient to reach as they are located near the airport and bus stations.
Darwin Sunset Market ( Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia )
A place with a short history, the timeline of the city is bordered by dramatic stories and incidents of gold, crocodiles, the Overland Telegraph, uranium, cyclone Tracy, bombings of the world war and a huge population of hardy pioneers. A tourist has got a lot to explore in the city of Darwin and here are some ways you can do it.
The best way to explore the city is to walk, and walking as a rule is good for the heart. Darwin is a place situated in the tropical regions on the globe; hence take care to dress properly and also to carry a bottle of water. The city can come to life for a tourist with the non-stop two hour commentary of the tour guide about the aboriginal culture of the people and the history of the place.
Exploring the city through a walk is not the only way; you can always rent a bicycle which gives you three hours full of fun. Darwin Tours is filled with beaches, parks, wharfs, retail shops, galleries, and the famous Darwin pearls. What more does a traveler need to rejoice? Apart from this, a traveler can engage himself in sports and fishing activities visit the Mindil markets and take part in the Barramundi fishing. The Seabreeze festival also takes place to welcome the travelers.
The Seabreeze festival will guarantee fun and is to be held on the 4th of May this year. There are untold entertainment, prizes to be won and arts to be admired in the festival. Darwin houses some of the best fishing places in Australia and is surrounded by coastal waters and rivers. Barramundi fishing is one of the most sought-after fishing places along the coast and travelers flock there to enjoy the beautiful fishing experience. One of the best ways to fish is to rent a boat and remember not to forget taking a good guide along with you.
Darwin is a place with a lot of young people, and there are innumerable recreational activities taking place in the Northern territory. Aufara games is an attraction which draws people from various parts of Australia and beyond. The beach markets of Mindil draw a huge crowd with its exotic Asian cuisine and jumping crocodiles. One can also enjoy rock climbing and take a look at various arts and crafts displayed over there.
With all these attractions and exceptionally beautiful places, it is no wonder that Darwin has a heavy tourist inflow. If you are getting ready and packing your bags to make a trip this summer, then add Darwin to your list.