Luxury Hotels in Darwin

Australia’s northern tropical city, “the colourful city”, Darwin is where multicultural immersion pervades with a calm and laid-back lifestyle. With a local community of more than 60 nationalities, your tastebuds will be tantalised by the aromas and cuisines of excellent local Darwin restaurants available at your fingertips. From the bustling night street markets reminiscent of Asian flavours and cultural arts and social entertainment, Darwin promises a unique sense of discovery and a memorable cultural experience. Be sure to visit Mindil Beach Sunset markets available during the dry season months every Thursday and Sunday and only 7 minutes from the city’s 5-star hotels. A visit to Darwin cannot be without an Aboriginal culture tour to learn about the history of the land, the great Australian outback or exploring at least 1 of Australia’s famous national parks. Whether waterfall watching at Australia’s biggest national park, Kakadu or seeking out a spot for relaxation at the thermal pools at Mataranka, south of Katherine. These destinations are great for full-day trips so you can return back to your luxury hotel and overlook the harbour while winding down. Ready for the great outdoors? Ready to say g’day to a crocodile?

Magnum Serviced Apartments

Want somewhere a little more like home on your next visit to Darwin? Then the Magnum Serviced Apartments should really fit the bill! Neither a unit nor a traditional hotel, this comfortable apartment style accommodation enjoys a prominent location – in the middle of the CBD and close to the city’s major tourist attractions. Offering homely accommodation that has up to 3 bedrooms, all apartments […]

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Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront

One of the best luxe accommodation providers in the city, the Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront enjoys a stunning location. Nestled right on the water, down by the promenade, it is a stone’s throw from many of the city’s main attractions including the Esplanade, Wave Lagoon, Stuart Park and the Fort Hill Wharf.  Showcasing contemporary décor, the hotel offers light and airy one and two-bedroom […]

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Travelodge Resort Darwin

Providing the ambiance of a luxe hotel, the Travelodge Resort Darwin is great choice of accommodation to book. Located in the vibrant epicenter of the Central Business District, this chic, modern hotel is close to all the city’s main highlights. With Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin Entertainment Centre and Bicentennial Park Darwin all being less than 600 metres away. Refurbished not so long ago, the property offers […]

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DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin

If you are looking for deluxe hotel accommodation right on the Esplanade in the Darwin CBD, then you should seriously consider the DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade. Just a 5 minute walk from the Harbour and Mitchell Street, the property is also close to the State Square, Wave Lagoon and Mindil Markets. Recently revamped, all rooms have been decorated in evocative tones that are synonymous with […]

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Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

A brilliant option for business travellers, the Mercure Darwin Airport Resort is just 300 metres from the Darwin International Airport. Providing comfortable and convenient 4 star accommodation, this property, which is part of the Accor group, is located 11km from all the main sights and attractions in the city centre. Set in lush tropical gardens, the resort boasts 181 modern rooms specifically designed for the […]

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Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

Another great option in the heart of downtown, the Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront is an excellent 4 star hotel with a central location. Close to the Wave Lagoon, Crocosauras Cove, Smith Street Mall and the Esplanade, it will keep you within close proximity of all the best sights and attractions the city has to offer. The hotel presents 121 stylishly decorated, air-conditioned rooms, which showcase […]

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Darwin Waterfront Luxury Suites

Located in the heart of the city, the Darwin Waterfront Luxury Suites offer guests stylish accommodation in an unbeatable location. A short stroll to the Wave Lagoon, the property is a convenient base to explore the region. With the Esplanade, State Square, Doctor’s Gully and Chinese Temple and Museum all within easy reach of it. Offering a range of one, two or three bedroom apartments, […]

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Rydges – Darwin

Rydges Darwin Central Hotel has an exterior that is extraordinary, modern and spectacular in the same time. In the heart of Darwin, close to Gardens Golf Course and Crocosaurus Cove, this luxury hotel is a truly desirable base for those wishing to explore the area’s attractions or have a pleasant drink in the myriad bars or cafes nearby. All the rooms and suites are elegantly […]

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Ramada Suites – Darwin

Ramada Suites are just a few minutes drive from Darwin International Airport. All around, with the best restaurants in the city, bustling shopping streets, colorful nightlife and of course the waterfront, it makes the luxury hotel an optimal destination. A short drive will take you to the dazzling, huge and truly lush Charles Darwin National Park which is a must to see in the region. […]

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Hilton – Darwin

The luxury hotel is located in one of the most elegant districts of the city, close to the waterfront and the gleaming shopping streets. A few steps from Hilton Darwin, everything is full of elegance, galleries and various art exhibitions await those interested. In addition, top-quality spirit shops, jewelry stores and boutiques of world-famous fashion brands are within walking distance. The luxury rooms and suites […]

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Darwin is not so much a travel destination, but a state of mind. Famed for its wonderful weather, rich multicultural mix of food, vibrant outdoor markets, massive harbour and a plethora of waterside attractions, the capital city of the Top End is a place like no other. So why not treat yourself to a short break, in a luxury hotel in Darwin, and see for yourself what makes this city so great.

Cruise Darwin Harbour at sunset

Darwin is well known for its incredible sunsets and one of the best ways to see them is on a cruise around the harbour. There are a host of tours you can book, most of which also provide fabulous three course dinners. But if you would rather savour the experience away from others why not do it in style and hire a luxury yacht? Sitting on a private deck with a beer or a wine, watching the fiery sun drop below the horizon, is one of the most serene experiences you could ever wish to have.

Go Skydiving and land on the beach

If you are a bit of a thrill seeker you should definitely take the opportunity to go skydiving. Especially when you will get to land on a beach. Top End Tandems run a series of jumps throughout the day with highly skilled instructors, which land on Nightcliff beach. A fantastic experience, the unique views you will get of Darwin, the harbour and the surrounding city will stay with you for the rest of your days.

Ride in an Airboat

You may have seen footage of them whizzing around the Everglades in Florida, but did you know you can ride an airboat in Darwin too? Departing from Stokes Hill these thrilling airboat tours will cruise you through crocodile infested mangroves, which provide fantastic views of Darwin Harbour along the way. Then when you reach clearer waters you will zoom along at high speed along the surface. The sound of the V8 aircraft engine is deafening, so you will be given ear-plugs to drown it out, but the joy you will experience will leave you grinning from ear-to-ear.

Go on a scenic flight

Bird’s have always had the right idea when it comes to taking in the views of Darwin. So why not see what they see and enjoy a helicopter ride around the city? Various tours of 30 mins to 45 mins will take you over Darwin. Showcasing its stunning monsoon forests, bays, mangroves and wilderness, as well as its vibrant city centre. You will also see the cliffs of Nightcliff, Hope Inlet and Casuarina Beach on this unforgettable aerial experience.

Ferry across to the Tiwi Islands

Even when compared to the multi-ethnic nature of Darwin, the fantastic Tiwi Islands offer a cultural experience like no other. Home to the Tiwi people, the islands feature the only aboriginal community in Australia you don’t require a permit to visit. The locals are renowned for their congeniality and love of AFL and the island itself is beautiful. Located about a 2.5-hour boat ride from Darwin, it is an easy day trip to do, either as part of a full-day organized tour, or simply by yourself.

Full day tour of Kakadu (with lunch)

Take a day out from Darwin to explore the wonderful Kakadu National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed park is rich in Aboriginal heritage. On a full-day tour from Darwin you will be taken to a plethora of incredible historical sights, like the ancient rock art of Ubirr Rock. You will also embark upon a Guluyambi cultural cruise along the East Alligator River, with an indigenous guide who proudly explains the history of the Arnhem Land. A delicious lunch will also be provided.