Darwin Escape
Darwin Escape
Darwin Escape
Darwin Escape
Darwin Escape

A Darwin Escape

Located centrally in Darwin you will have the perfect base for exploring the city’s attractions with Big Bus Darwin and discovering some of Darwin’s extensive history at the Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility Darwin including the interactive Bombing of Darwin exhibition. Your included meals at Hotel Darwin and Stokes Hill Wharf, both popular with the locals, are also within walking distance making this an enjoyable, stress-free holiday.


  7 NIGHTS
  FOR TRAVEL UNTIL 31 MARCH 2025


Tour Inclusions

Accommodation: 7 night stay in Darwin at the Travelodge Resort Darwin in a guest room including breakfast daily, WiFi & parking. (Ask us about staying at DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade or Hilton Darwin)

And, all bookings for this package include the following:

  • Dinner at the iconic Hotel Darwin with a glass of beer, wine or soft drink.
  • Lunch or dinner at the historic Stokes Hill Wharf offering a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
  • Big Bus Darwin 24 hour Hop-on Hop-off pass with detailed commentary.
  • Entrance to the Royal Flying Doctor Service facility, including the Bombing of Darwin exhibition.

Please be aware flights are not included in the package price. However please speak to one of our NT Now Travel specialists for the best available fares at the time of booking..

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Accommodation:


Travelodge Resort Darwin is a small slice of paradise in the heart of Darwin’s CBD, centrally located to all of Darwin’s key attractions. Go for a splash down at the Darwin Waterfront, visit the popular Crocosaurus Cove or simply enjoy time kicking back in your inner-city oasis. Travelodge Resort Darwin has recently had a facelift and is now looking fresher than ever. The resort’s 192 hotel rooms and 32 self-contained townhouses now feature new beds and bedding, smart TVs, and a modern new design scheme.



Where to eat:


You’ll find yourself dining at the iconic Hotel Darwin which dates back to 1940 and has been a long-running watering-hole for the city’s locals. This is the place to try a variety of local produce including fresh barramundi, thick rump steak and even kangaroo pie.


Another historic Darwin food lover's-destination is the Stokes Hill Wharf. Here you can enjoy fresh fish and chips from a choice of eateries while taking in the panoramic ocean views and the famed Darwin sunsets.


What to do:


The Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility details two key elements within the Northern Territory’s extensive history. Founded in 1939 by Reverend John Flynn, the RFDS has a rich history of heroic tales from the pilots, doctors, nurses and patients that can experienced through life-size holograms, interactive storytelling, touch screen portals and even a decommissioned RFDS Pilatus PC 12 aircraft that you can venture into. Relive the iconic wartime experience through the immersive Virtual Reality of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour 1942 – a movie production whose magnitude has never been seen before in VR.


Sightseeing in the NT’s capital city is easy with the Big Bus Darwin Hop on Hop off sightseeing tour which will allow you to customise your Darwin experience while also learning interesting facts via the entertaining audio commentary provided on the bus. The popular drop-off spots include the beautiful George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, Crocosaurus Cove, Stokes Hill Wharf and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.



Location & how to get there


Darwin International Airport (darwinairport.com.au) is serviced by many Domestic and Regional airline carriers including QantasVirgin AustraliaJetstar and Air North.  Flights mainly operate out of Australia’s capital cities and generally take between 3 – 4 hours.


The airport is about a 15-minute drive from the centre of town. Car hire is available from the counters close to the baggage carousels. There are also plenty of taxis available at the airport cab rank and private transfers can be pre-booked.


Darwin can also be reached by The Ghan, from Adelaide or Alice Springs, with trains arriving weekly on Tuesdays. While the rail station is situated a short drive from the city centre, free transfers are offered to all passengers.


For those driving there are a number of entry ways to access Darwin. Most roads are sealed however some are for the more adventurous 4 wheel drivers. If you are coming from Queensland the best route to take is the Overlander’s Way / Barkly Highway from Mt Isa. If you are leaving from Cairns you can take the Savannah Way which is a rugged, unsealed road which crosses the top of Australia from Cairns to Broome. You can also use the Savannah Way as an access from Western Australia. Other roads leading from WA to Darwin include the Tanami Road that runs across the Tanami Desert and to the north the Butine Highway. The drive from South Australia is especially scenic as you follow the Explorer’s Way through Coober Pedy and past the major centres of Alice Springs, Tennant Creek and Katherine before arriving in Darwin.


Package terms

On sale until  30 June 2024. For travel until 31 March 2025. Pricing based on DoubleTree Esplanade Hotel Darwin for travel 1 October 2023 to 31 March 2024 and seasonal supplements apply outside of these dates. Some inclusions may be closed over public holidays. Prices and inclusions are correct as of 31 March 2023 and may be subject to change due to availability, surcharges, fees or taxes without notice. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices are based on per person twin share. Please contact us on 1800 854 897 or deals@ntnow.com.au to enquire. Airfares and transfers are additional unless otherwise specified. For full terms and conditions and details on our refund policy, view our booking conditions. E&OE.




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