Darwin holiday accommodation is set in and around a city in Australia’s Northern Territory. It’s set on the coast of the Timor Sea and is famous for its tropical climate. There are plenty of interesting sights and attractions in and around Darwin, as well as large expanses of preserved tropical landscape and lovely beaches.
One of the main reasons people head for holiday rentals in Darwin is to experience the stunning natural scenery in the area. The Kakadu National Park is within driving distance and famed for its waterfalls, especially during the wet season. Among the most impressive in the area are Twin Falls and Jim Jim Falls. The area has been inhabited for 50 millennia, and is home to a wealth of prehistoric sites. You’ll be able to see rock paintings at Ubirr and Nourlangie.
Litchfield is a little closer to self-catering holiday rentals in Darwin, and is also known for its stunning waterfalls, with excellent examples found at Tolmer Falls and Florence Falls. Among the many impressive natural features found at this park are the termite mounds, which can rise several feet in height.
In the town around holiday accommodation in Darwin you’ll find a range of interesting things to see. The Fannie Bay Gaol was the city’s main prison for over a century, while at the Aviation Heritage Centre you’ll be able to admire a host of aircraft, illustrating the importance of flight to the city. Meanwhile if you’d like to spend a day at the beach then you could head for the Casuarina Coastal Reserve, which boasts more than five miles of sandy beaches backed up by rugged cliffs.
An interesting place to visit not far from holiday accommodation in Darwin is the village of Katherine. It is the gateway to the Nitmiluk National Park, which is known for its gorge system and offers a range of outdoor recreation in a truly memorable setting. The Jatbula Trail fir instance takes in waterfalls and ancient Aboriginal art.
Visiting Darwin holiday rentals you’ll experience a Tropical Savannah Climate, which brings high temperatures throughout the year, with only the distinction of wet and dry seasons. There are more hours of sunshine per day on average her than in any other Australian capital. The period from May to September brings little precipitation.
If you’re travelling to Darwin holiday accommodation from the UK you can fly with Qantas or British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR) to Sydney, before catching a connecting flight to Darwin (DRW) with Jetstar or Qantas.