LOCATION Darwin is located centrally on north coast of Australia. Being north of the Tropic of Capricorn the area has two seasons, the wet and the dry. August is in the dry season with nights as low as 20C, and the days average 32C with few clouds and no rain.
ARRIVING IN DARWIN The airport is situated a short 15 minute drive from the city centre. You need to be aware there is generally only one flight per day to other cities, There is a great shuttle service from the airport https://darwincityairportshuttleservice.com.au/ If you are coming by car, well, lets face it, there is only 1 road all the way into Darwin, so you should be right! CAR HIRE All the major companies hire cars in Darwin: Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, Eurocar, and many more. These can be collected either at the airport or from the city centre.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT You will can either purchase a tap & ride or single trip tickets. Further information on these and can be found on this webpage, and timetables can be view via the web or app. Google Maps is the recommended journey planner for the area, with Bus Tracker apps available for Apple and Android. Uber is also now available in Darwin and there is always one nearby! DESTINATION DARWIN northernterritory.com/darwin-and-surrounds/destinations/darwin
ACCOMMODATION There is plenty of accommodation to choose from in Darwin, ranging from hotels, motels, to holiday rentals and Airbnb. If there is a group of you the best accommodation would be a serviced apartment to share, there are loads of good ones in the CBD.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade 116 The Esplanade, Darwin City NT website
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin 122 The Esplanade, Darwin City NT