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DIY Tropical Light

Experience the first city-wide exhibition in the world from renowned artist, Bruce Munro, during Darwin’s tropical summer. ‘Bruce Munro Tropical Light’ will light up Darwin with 8 illuminated sculptures at various sites throughout the city and waterfront precinct. The illuminated sculptures will be via a self-guided trail set to inspire during the day and captivate at night.  A fantastic free event with other local artists’ works to be involved and enthusiasts will also have the opportunity to be a part of this exciting event. You’ll also visit the popular sights of the city and enjoy dinner at local favourite, Hotel Darwin, all while located at the modern Novotel Darwin CBD.


  • 3/5/7 night stay in Darwin at the Novotel Darwin CBD* in a standard room
    • Daily buffet breakfast
    • Free WiFi
  • Dinner at the iconic Hotel Darwin with a glass of beer, wine or soft drink 
  • Big Bus Darwin 24 hour Hop on Hop off pass with detailed commentary 

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.

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Offer ends:
20 April 2020

For travel 1 November 2019 – 30 April 2020.

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Ideally located on the city's Esplanade overlooking Darwin Harbour, Novotel Darwin CBD offers 140 contemporary rooms with easy walking distance to the convention centre, many attractions and shops within the city and surrounds. Boasting a lobby bar, award winning restaurant, swimming pool the Novotel Darwin CBD is the perfect location to base yourself for exploring the city and further.

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, mouth-watering pizzas and even kangaroo pie.

What to do:

Bruce Munro Tropical Light

1 November 2019 – 30 April 2020

‘Bruce Munro: Tropical Light’ is an outdoor exhibition featuring 8 site specific illuminated sculptures activating Darwin’s outdoor spaces. 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 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. The collection of illuminated sculptures is connected by a self-guided path featuring works from six local Darwin artists, creating a 2.5 km trail of art experiences. 

Sightseeing in the NT’s capital city is easy with the Big Bus Darwin Hop on Hop off pass 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. 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 20 April 2020. For travel 1 November 2019 to 30 April 2020. Some inclusions may be closed over public holidays. *Rooms serviced every 3 days. Prices and inclusions are correct as of 2 September 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 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.

Images © Bruce Munro Studio 2019 Ltd.