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Charles Darwin National Park

Off of Tiger Brennan Drive | 5.5 Kilometres from Darwin City, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8946 5126
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Charles Darwin National Park incorporates areas of natural significance and has a wealth of history including Darwin's involvement in WWII. It protects part of the Port Darwin wetland, one of Australia's most significant.
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  • Very good47%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Off of Tiger Brennan Drive | 5.5 Kilometres from Darwin City, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Yunus M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

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

Thank linhvu9x
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank 188petere
Reviewed 6 September 2017

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.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The display in the one open bunker was an excellent account of the bombing of Darwin. Nice to be able to overlook the city .

Thank oldaussieiady
Reviewed 15 August 2017

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

1  Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed 10 August 2017

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.

Thank ghammo_960671
Reviewed 5 August 2017

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

Thank David C
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Toowoomba65plus
Reviewed 18 July 2017

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.

Thank dors46
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