Discover the best places in Darwin during your stay at our guesthouse. We’ve made a list with things to see & do around Darwin. These places we recommend:

Places to visit nearby our guesthouse

Casuarina Beach to Nightcliff Jetty

Take the bike and make a beautiful ride along the coast. The wonderful Casuarina Beach and Dripstone Cliffs are a 15-minute ride from our guesthouse. There’s a bike friendly path (5km) along the coast from Casuarina Beach to the Nightcliff jetty where you will find the most beautiful views and beaches.

Casuarina Square shopping centre

The big shopping mall Casuarina Square is just a short 10-minute walk from our guesthouse. Shopaholics can enjoy shopping here, as there is a wide range of shops. You will also find here good restaurants and there’s even a foodcourt with food from different world cuisines.

De La Plage – Darwin Beach Cafe

This idyllic beach cafe is 3.7 km away from our guesthouse. Enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch with a beautiful view at Casuarina Beach. Every now and then you can enjoy free performances from local artists here as well during sun set in the dry season. Look at their Facebook page for more information.

Beachfront Hotel

The beachfront hotel is 5km away from our guesthouse and is the perfect place to have a drink or dinner. The restaurant Smokey J’s Brew & Que serves the best and most tasty BBQ food.

Places we recommend to visit in Darwin

East Point Reserve

One of the most beautiful places in Darwin to have a walk. Enjoy the wonderful coastline, spot Wallabies and tropical birds or have a picknick along the coast. And don’t forget to watch the beautiful sunset at East Point.

Mindil Markets

Every Thursday and Sunday between 4pm and 9pm you can enjoy the Mindil Markets at Mindil Beach. Stroll along Hundreds of stalls with food and local products, and watch the beautiful sunset together with locals and tourists.

Darwin Waterfront

Darwin Waterfront is the place where you experience the ultimate holiday feeling. Order the best food at the restaurants, have a swim in the Darwin Wave Pool or relax with a cocktail in the sun. At Darwin Waterfront there are also regular live music and other events.

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Visit the free Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. The museum features exhibits on aboriginal art and you can learn more about the NT wildlife. The museum also has a cosy café.

George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

Take a walk through the historic George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens and experience the most wonderful tropical trees and flowers.

Deckchair Cinema

Cinema lovers should definitely take a look at the Deckchair Cinema. Enjoy the latest films and classics under a beautiful starry sky. The deckchair Cinema is open during the dry season.

Places we recommend to order food:

The Groove Train: Shop 369, Casuarina Square, 247 Trower Rd, Casuarina NT 0810

Thai Thai: 1/266 Trower Rd, Casuarina NT 0810

Grill’d: The Quarter, Casuarina Square, 247 Trower Rd, Casuarina NT 0810

Places we recommend for breakfast and lunch

Cafe Central Darwin: 1/29 Rossiter St, Rapid Creek NT 0810

Kurts Cakes: Shop 6, Voyage Arcade The Mall, 38/42 Smith St, Darwin City NT 0800

The Foreshore Restaurant & Cafe: 259 Casuarina Dr, Nightcliff NT 0810

Places we recommend for diner

Wisdom Bar & Cafe: 48 Mitchell St, Darwin City NT 0800

MERAKI Greek Taverna: 4/64 Smith St, Darwin City NT 0800

Nirvana Restaurant Darwin: 14 Dashwood Cres, Darwin City NT 0800

Dollys Bar – Restaurant and Tavern: 8 Leanyer Dr, Leanyer NT 0812

Places we recommend for a drink

Lola’s Pergola: 48 Marina Blvd, Larrakeyah NT 0820

Darwin Ski Club: 20 Conacher St, Fannie Bay NT 0820

Zen Rooftop Lounge Darwin: 6 Carey St, Darwin City NT 0800

Babylon Bar Darwin: 35 Cavenagh Street Shop 18 Air Raid Arcade, Darwin City NT 0800

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