Wednesday 18 October 2017

Five things to do in Darwin

Rachel Dugan

1 Grab dinner at the Mindil Beach Markets (pictured left), the mother of all markets.

2See the local wildlife up close at Crocosaurus (0061 889 817 522; crocosauruscove.com) in the centre of town.

AUS$28 adult/$16 child (€22/€12).

If you're feeling brave, the cage of death costs AUS$148 (€116), or AUS$108pp (€85) if you want to do a 'tandem'.

3Take to the harbour in a schooner for a Tastes of the Territory cruise (0061 889 423 131; darwin harbourcruises.com.au) that includes sparkling wine and gourmet tasting platters.

AUS$70 adult/$45 child (€55/€36).

4Brush up on Second World War history at the Defence of Darwin Experience (0061 889 819 702; defenceofdarwin. nt.gov.au). AUS$14 adult/$5.50 child (€11/€4.30).

5Go fishing -- you might even catch your first barramundi (0061 889 855 898; fishdarwin.com.au).

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