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

With your accommodation at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin and some meals taken care of, you can spend your time enjoying the best parts of Darwin! Spend your free time exploring the intriguing local markets, Darwin’s popular Waterfront Precinct and the local tourist sites and attractions. Or stay longer and venture further!

Inclusions


  • 3/5/7 night stay in 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
  • 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


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:
$518

Valued up to:
$1,059

Offer ends:
30 September 2019

For travel 1 October 2019 – 30 April 2020. Supplements apply for travel outside these dates.

Itinerary


Accommodation:


You’ll begin your Darwin holiday based at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin located on the famous palm-lined esplanade overlooking the open harbour and offering great views of the waterfront. 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.


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 while the kids can enjoy a choice of meals including chicken nuggets and chips and cheese and tomato pizza.


Another historic Darwin food lover's-destination is the Stokes Hill Wharf which is conveniently located right next to the Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility & Bombing of Darwin Harbour Attraction. Here you and your family can have fresh fish and chips which can be enjoyed while taking in the panoramic ocean views and the famed Darwin sunsets.


What to do:


Darwin has so much to offer from Asian flavoured markets, crocodile encounters, sunset harbour cruising and the surrounding area is also home to two World heritage-listed National Parks - Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks. This tropical paradise is a foodie’s dream with eateries featuring authentic food from a variety of countries. Discover one of the many bustling local markets and explore the city’s extensive military history on an informative tour. 


There are plenty of day trips from Darwin including a visit to Litchfield National Park and its abundance of waterfalls, massive Cathedral Termite Mounds and ancient Aboriginal rock art. Head in the opposite direction on a ferry ride to the Tiwi Islands where you’ll learn why they call it the ‘Isle of Smiles’. Explore even more with a couple of days in Kakadu, Australia’s biggest National Park.


Bruce Munro ‘Tropical Light’

1 November 2019 – 30 April 2020

If you are visiting Darwin between 1 November 2019 and 30 April 2020 you will have the pleasure of experiencing ‘Bruce Munro 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. ‘Bruce Munro Tropical Light’ is a free event that can be viewed at your leisure with the best viewing time onwards from 7pm till 10pm daily. ‘Bruce Munro 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 September 2019. For travel until 30 April 2020. Seasonal surcharges apply for travel between 1 August – 30 September 2019 & blackout dates apply (3-5 August 2019 inclusive). Some inclusions may be closed over public holidays. Prices and inclusions are correct as of 18 July 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.