Friday 15 December 2017

Darwin: Need to know

Rachel Dugan


Qantas (01-407 3278; flies to Darwin via London/ Frankfurt and Singapore with return fares from €958. Silkair (0065 6223 8888; serves Singapore to Darwin. For more on Darwin:


Pocket-friendly: Melaleuca on Mitchell (0061 889 417 800; is a funky hostel on Mitchell Street with rooftop bar and three pools. Dorm beds start from AUS$25 (€20) a night; doubles AUS$60/$69 (€47/€54).

Mid-range: Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront (0061 889 829 998; is on the wharf development.

Doubles from AUS$139 (€109).

Break the budget: SKYCITY (0061 889 438 999; is part of a five-star casino complex situated just out of town with a stunning infinity pool.

Doubles start from AUS$285 (€223).

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