For a great view of the city, go here. That's not all though, there's trails to hike and some war bunkers. Get close to Darwin's nature without paying an arm and a leg for a tour. $3 on the bus will get you there. Take...More
About Charles Darwin National Park
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If you're in Darwin, let's come and ask Conservation Volunteering in Australia for an volunteering opportuniy inside the National Park. We came there and sprayed the weed in the park. That's interesting experience to learn about nature with experts. HOWEVER, one more thing: MUST apply...More
Close to Darwin centre the park provides a nice view over Darwin City & harbour. Tropical bush that meets the mangroves. Some short walks & a few bicycle tracks. Features a number of WW2 ammunition bunkers, incl one that is open with a small display.
The bunkers in the park are a must. Very informative and well kept with numerous artefacts. Each bunker can be visited by driving up to them and parking at the front. Ideal for those less able.
The display in the one open bunker was an excellent account of the bombing of Darwin. Nice to be able to overlook the city .
This park is well worth a look. Preferably take a 4wd or a big ute. The tracks can be a bit 'off the beaten track'. Do NOT go alone. Make sure you take food, fluids, mozzie spray and proper walking shoes. And if you're scared...More
Military camaflarged buildings with one building open to public containing much history regarding the Japanese air strikes. Also a great lookout viewing the city of Perth across the gulf.
A short drive from the city. A really nice quiet, picnic area with a great view of the city. An interesting historical display (the area was quite important during WW2), and almost invisible insatiable little creatures.Both of the ladies I took there, complained of being...More
We expected a board walk in the mangroves but instead could only find a short walk on a sealed path. The bird life was good and fortunately we had insect repellent so we could stop and view the birds. A red winged parrot stayed around...More
Put the fish caught in the free BBQ beautiful spot with a great view BUT make sure you are either covered up or have insect repellent!!! Lots of midges.