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Customer Travel Tips for Darwin

74% Avg. city rating Rated by 195 customers

Activities / excursions 80%

Restaurants / eating out 76%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 73%

Culture 74%

Nightlife / partying 79%

Value for money 61%

Customer Travel Tips for Darwin

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84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


18 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: make your accom.close to town

Liked: central start to many excursions

Disliked: The heat

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
73% Avg. rating


11 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: National parc

Disliked: Public transport to the airport

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


06 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Arnhem land tour a must do

Liked: Go to waterfalls

Disliked: Some homelessness

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


15 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Hire a car and drive out of Darwin and experience the natural beauty

Liked: Weather and atmosphere was great, plenty to do out of Darwin at the national parks

Disliked: The pubs and clubs were very strict

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


01 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Waterfront

Liked: Parks allaround

Disliked: No real beach

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Mindil Beach Markets

Liked: The sunshine and nightlife

Disliked: I wouldn't want to walk alone at night time.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the lagon

Liked: The weather, the view in the Park. All Is really peaceful and charming and a good night out.

Disliked: Jellyfish

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: don't stay in darwin for more then a couple days unless you go outside darwin to places like kakadu national park etc

Liked: the sun.

Disliked: public transport

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Do as much as you can!

Liked: Quiet compared to Melbourne

Disliked: Indigenous portrayal

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do the kakadu and litchfields tour ! Unmissable!

Liked: Small and easy to get around and lots to do including the harbour the main strip as well as tours

Disliked: Accommodation for backpackers is way overpriced compared to places like Sydney and melbourne

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
96% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Mindil beach markets Thursday and Sunday evening shouldn't be missed, and spending some time on the Waterfront getting some sun is a must.

Liked: Weather, vibe, activities available, people and the culture in particular.

Disliked: Public transport system is not to par with other Australian capitals but it is still manageable to get around to the various attractions.

47% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
47% Avg. rating


11 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Relax and enjoy

Liked: Weather

Disliked: No

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


01 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Don't spend long here

Liked: The waterfront

Disliked: It's small!

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


30 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Go fishing

Liked: Weather & fishing

Disliked: No

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


14 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Dont expect to get a job here

Liked: People

Disliked: No work in mining/construction for me. It was suggested that i come here to get work. Waste of money from that point of view

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


09 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: See above in likes section

Liked: The deck chair cinema is a must do! The national gallery is great and free. It's a good base to explore litchfield and kakadu national parks. The waterfront is lovely and it has great markets. Minds beach market is a must on Thursdays!

Disliked: Nope

20% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
20% Avg. rating


09 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: no tip

Liked: nothing

Disliked: bloody sand fleas everywhere

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


05 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Lichfield national park, was amazing but make sure you overload on water as we ran low and had to come back early

Liked: Litchfield National park

Disliked: Other then national parks not much else to see in Darwin. Was more like a big town then a city

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


02 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in Gecko lodge. It's cheap and has fast wifi. Only problem is the small kitchen.

Liked: Weather is good in May

Disliked: No

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74% Avg. city rating Rated by 195 customers

Activities / excursions 80%

Restaurants / eating out 76%

Shopping 66%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 73%

Culture 74%

Nightlife / partying 79%

Value for money 61%

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