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Darwin Short Stay at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin - 3, 5, 7 nights

The tropical hub of Darwin is yours to explore at your leisure from the well located DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel  Darwin with the informative Hop On Hop Off Bus which tours around key historic and cultural spots within the city. Witness magnificent crocodiles in their natural habitat as you cruise up Adelaide River and even watch as they jump from the water in front of your eyes. Then to get your adrenaline pumping you will be taken on an air boat ride around the picturesque Darwin Harbour to complete your Top End adventure!

Inclusions


  • 3/5/7 night stay Darwin at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin in a guest room
    • Daily buffet breakfast
    • DoubleTree cookie per person
    • 15% off food and beverage at Poolside Restaurant
    • Free WiFi
    • Free parking
    • Late checkout to 1pm
  • Lunch or dinner at The Cavenagh Hotel with premium produce and a vibrant atmosphere
  • Big Bus Darwin 24 hour Hop On Hop Off pass with detailed commentary 
  • Half day Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure
  • 45 minute airboat ride with Darwin Airboat Tours to get your adrenaline pumping
  • Return Darwin airport shuttle transfer


Please be aware flights are not included in the package price and should not be booked until your package has been confirmed. However please speak to one of our NT Now Travel Specialists for the best available fares at the time of booking.


3 nights from:
$1,058

Valued up to:
$1,736

Offer ends:
30 June 2019

For travel until 30 March 2020

Itinerary


Accommodation:


You’ll begin your Darwin holiday based at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin located in the centre of the city’s CBD while still overlooking the open harbour and giving great views of the waterfront esplanade. Relax in the contemporary styled, spacious rooms at the end of your days of adventure. If you don’t feel like straying far for food you can dine at the Poolside Restaurant within the hotel and enjoy its innovative modern Australian cuisine. A later check out time of 1pm will also mean a relaxing end to your stay in Darwin.


Where to eat:


While staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, you’ll receive 15% off food and beverages at the Poolside Restaurant. The menu provides mouth-watering modern Australian dishes with a twist of the Territory. You can also choose to enjoy the air-conditioned comfort or sip a glass of fine wine on the al fresco terrace.


Located in the vibrant heart of Darwin, The Cavenagh Hotel is the perfect spot to dine within the vibrant yet still relaxed atmosphere. Award-winning Chef Lee Amy-Bell and her dedicated team use premium produce to fill the extensive menu with mouth-watering meals like crispy pork belly, a smoked lamb shoulder salad, steaks and more. At the bar you’ll find an impressive wine list, plus 12 beers on tap and a refreshing range of cocktails to delight. 


What to do:


A Jumping Crocs Nature & Adventure sees you enjoying an exciting, yet also relaxing cruise up Adelaide River which is home to over 1,600 crocodiles. On your river journey you’ll find yourself up close with these fascinating prehistoric creatures and witness them impressively leaping for a taste of buffalo meat. Their strength and speed when hungry will impress you! Along the way your guide will inform you about these crocodiles valuable place within the eco system as well as their interesting biology and territorial habits. While cruising, don’t forget to keep an eye out for the local birdlife. A stop at Windows on the Wetlands Visitor Centre will teach you more about the variety of wildlife within the area as well as it’s Aboriginal history. You can also enjoy views across the vast Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve.


Experience some of the Northern Territory’s adventurous side by air boating around Darwin Harbour spotting dolphins frolicking in the waves and crocodiles lurking between the twisting mangroves, you’ll get your adrenaline pumping with an airboat fast lap before you head back towards the stunning Darwin skyline.


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.


If you are visiting Darwin between 1 November 2019 and April 2020 you will have the pleasure of experiencing ‘Tropical Light’- an outdoor exhibition featuring 8 site specific illuminated sculptures activating Darwin’s city parks. This wondrous collection of new and existing work has been created by world renowned artist Bruce Munro, which reflect the artist’s experiences of visiting Australia and the Northern Territory. The exhibition is connected by a centralised self-guided path to wander along with each piece intended to inspire interest during the day and hold special significance when illuminated at night. ‘Tropical Light’ is a free event that opens November 1st 2019 and runs until 30th April 2020 and can be viewed at your leisure with the best viewing time onwards from 7pm till 10pm daily. ‘Tropical Light’ is set to be one of the largest trails of art in the Northern Territory with the exhibition path also having stunning local works from Darwin artists to discover. 



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. The Darwin Airport Shuttle meets all domestic and international flights and departs from the front of the terminal. 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 2019. For travel until 30 March 2020. Seasonal surcharges apply for travel between 1 May – 30 June 2019 and 1 July – 30 September 2019 & blackout dates apply (15-17 June & 3-5 August 2019 inclusive). Some inclusions may be closed over public holidays. Prices and inclusions are correct as of 24 April 2019 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 2 adults. 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.