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Top 4 Attractions in Darwin

Popular Darwin sights and tourist spots
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    A vintage plane being displayed at the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre in Darwin, Australia.
    Boasting an outstanding collection of aircraft that have played a role in the history of Australia is the Darwin Aviation Heritage Centre. It was established in 1976 when a group of aviation enthusiasts wanted to preserve relics following the destruction of Cyclone Tracy, with the current museum opening its doors to the public in 1990. The Australian Aviation Heritage Centre is one of the most important aviation museums in Australia ...

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    The HMAS Deloraine in February 1942 in during a Japanese raid in Darwin, Australia.
    Located at East Point, the Defence of Darwin Experience provides an immersive look at the role the city played in World War II. Visual and multimedia displays offer first-hand accounts of the Bombing of Darwin, together with artifacts and objects that reflect the city’s tumultuous past. The Defence of Darwin Experience is divided into numerous chronological sections, beginning with a look at Darwin as a “frontier town” ...

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    A view of the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets in Darwin, Australia.
    Situated to the north of Darwin’s city center on the edge of Fannie Bay is the ever-popular Mindil Beach Markets. It takes place every Thursday and Sunday evening during the dry months of April through to October and is particularly famed for its magnificent sunsets over the Indian Ocean. The name “Mindil” is from the Larrakia indigenous Aboriginal word meaning “sweet nut grass” and was originally the name given to a swamp located behind Darwin’s CBD ...

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    Crocodylus Park features many crocrodiles in Darwin, Australia.
    Located at Knuckey Lagoon, around 15 minutes’ drive from Darwin’s city center, Crocodylus Park was set up by renowned crocodile biologist Professor Grahame Webb. There are both saltwater and freshwater crocodiles of all ages on display, from 30 centimeter-long hatchlings to giant 5-meter specimens, as well as a number of American alligators. It’s not only a great place to see crocodiles up close or even hold a baby crocodile but also learn about their behavior and biology ...

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  • * Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

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