Zoos in Darwin
Right up in the Australian tropics is Darwin - unlike any other city in the country! Incredible nature, amazing wildlife, fascinating culture, and a TON of fun to be had! Just being in the city is an unforgettable experience for kids.
Northern Australia? It’s going to be hot! Make sure you bring the sunscreen and head to attractions like wave Lagoon at Darwin Waterfront! Want to experience incredibly wildlife in the area? Crocosaurus Cove is the WORLDS largest display of Australian reptiles! Amazing! Crocodylus Park is your place if you just want those mysterious crocodiles in your day out.
Want to just enjoy some time relaxing in nature? No, not the desert - Bicentennial Park! With walking trails and picnic spots, this park is one of the great places to go in Darwin for some quiet nature.
Kids can look into the city’s history with attractions like Fannie Bay Gaol - one of the territory’s most important heritage sites, and active kids can use up all that energy with places like The Rock - for some indoor rock climbing!
Darwin has a great variety of places to visit with kids. Your biggest choice will be picking what to do first!
The World’s largest display of Australian Reptiles allows visitors a unique, 360 degree, viewing experience of massive saltwater crocodiles and cute hatchlings.1 Mile from Darwin
Crocodylus Park plays host to over a thousand crocodiles from teenie hatchlings to massive adults weighing more than half a ton!7 Miles from Darwin
Not only do you see wildlife up-close in their natural habitats, you meet them walking through tree top aviaries, strolling around a natural lagoon and even get to interact with them during daily presentations.20 Miles from Darwin
The Darwin Waterfront is fun family friendly destination where you can swim, enjoy a coffee, catch a movie or enjoy a family picnic, with Wave Lagoon too!.1 Mile from Darwin
This unique tourist attraction is an atmospheric adventure through bleak tunnels and stairways under the ground to a secret room filled with photographs that capture the imagination and lend a personal touch to cold history.1 Mile from Darwin
Significant historical building with fascinating history and opulent decor, with princess connections to excite the kids. Great grounds to explore with tropical grove.1 Mile from Darwin
An award winning outdoor cinema and family tourist attraction showing a a diverse range of Australian, popular, family, foreign and classic films.1 Mile from Darwin
Enjoy fun dining and sunset cruises, as well as family friendly options on the very fun catamaran!1 Miles from Darwin
Bicentennial Park is a good place to catch a sea breeze or follow the WWII walking trail, picnicking or relaxing in the open grasslands.1 Miles from Darwin
A magnificent and politically significant example of tropical architecture and one of the Northern Territory's historical 'must see's.1 Miles from Darwin
Climb in side an incredible old WWII oil tank at the ONLY climbing gym in Darwin! Great indoor rock climbing for the family1 Miles from Darwin
The Centre has an impressive presentation of aircraft and displays depicting the Territory’s involvement in aviation, both civil and military, from the early pioneers and record breakers through World War II and the jet age.1 Miles from Darwin
Hundreds of friendly local wild fish swim to the shallow shoreline and are willingly hand-fed to the delight of some 70,000 visitors a year.1 Miles from Darwin
These appealing and accessible collections encompass Aboriginal art and material culture, visual arts, craft, Southeast Asian and Oceanic art and material culture, maritime archaeology, Northern Territory history and natural sciences.2 Miles from Darwin
Considered one of the Territory's most important heritage sites, this is an educational and historical attraction bringing up some vital concepts.3 Miles from Darwin
An immersive, interactive, multimedia experience representing Darwin's role in World War II, and makes history fascinating for kids!4 Miles from Darwin
Plenty of family fun at Flight Path with golf, archery, baseball and more! Great family fun in Darwin6 Miles from Darwin
Kids will love to escape that Darwin heat with Leanyer swimming pool, complete with water slides and a recreation park where kids can enjoy a run around to dry off!7 Miles from Darwin
Area includes 8 km of sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs and shady casuarina trees making ideal territory for family picnics, outdoor games, hunting mini beasts and exploration.7 Miles from Darwin
Specialises in bird and nature watching, with Half and Full Day Highlights tours, conducted from a comfortable, airconditioned 4WD.9 Miles from Darwin
A fun, friendly and FREE water park featuring a 14 metre high, 100 metre long, racer water slide & separate wet play areas for toddlers and teens.9 Miles from Darwin
Explore swamps, monsoon forests and river areas, watching the local wallabies eye your picnic before splashing in the main pool or the kids' pool.14 Miles from Darwin
Recreational activities include hiking and an interpretive display, whilst with goggles you can see many small native fish and other aquatic life that live in the clear pools you may swim in.20 Miles from Darwin
Amazing wetlands in NT featuring interactive displays on local ecology, touchscreen computers with wildlife info, & superb views!34 Miles from Darwin
With stunning tropical waterfalls and swimming holes, Litchfield National Park is south of Darwin with a ghostly tin mine & adventure tours40 Miles from Darwin
Butterfly houses by guided tour, waterfall aviary, animal encounters and play area.42 Miles from Darwin
Mount Bundy is a working cattle station where you can stay overnight, swim, fish, and enjoy a unique cattle station experience!56 Miles from Darwin
A beautiful NT national Park, Mary River offers fishing, camping, bird watching, four-wheel driving and more!68 Miles from Darwin
Safe swimming at several locations in an enchanting forest with scenic walks and extremely large populations of butterflies!101 Miles from Darwin
Take a trip across the clear secluded waters with a launch tour boat or canoe! Plus safe public swimming, camping, hiking and safe public swimming area.167 Miles from Darwin
Fun and playful hot springs to enjoy swimming and relaxing in, surrounded by lush views. A great recreational area in Katherine!168 Miles from Darwin