Outdoor activities, wildlife parks and encounters, beach side markets and swimming in waterholes and cave pools, it is no surprise why Darwin is a popular holiday destination for families. Whether you are bringing your own car or touring the city in a motorhome hire, there are 5 things you can do that are guaranteed to make your family holiday enjoyable.
1. Visit Berry Springs Nature Park
Located 47 kilometres south of Darwin, Berry Springs Nature Park is a favourite destination for family picnics, day trips and bush walks. The park is also home to several shady pools, so there will be plenty of things to keep the kids occupied for the day, while you relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounds.
2. Spend A Day At Crazy Acres
If you want your kids to sample homemade treats, then a day at Crazy Acres Mango Farm and Cafe is a must. They are famous for their all natural, homemade ice cream, a yummy and healthy treat the kids and kids at heart will love.
3. Wall Climbing At The Rock
The Rock Indoor Climbing Centre is located near another one of Darwin;s popular tourist attractions: Aquascene Fishing. The Rock itself is located in a World War II oil tank and offers climbing activities for both beginners and advanced climbers. There are also a host of other activities your family will enjoy.
4. Go To Crocosaurus Cove
Crocosaurus Cove is a 3-storey establishment that allows you to see crocodiles aged 3 months to 80 years, and take part in various activities. The displays are specifically designed to allow visitors to view crocs on all three levels.
For a more thrilling encounter, you can go face to face with some of the world’s biggest saltwater crocodiles. Enter the cage of death and allow yourself to be lowered in the pool with the crocs, for the most unforgettable 15 minutes of your life.
5. Shop And Dine At Mindil Beach Markets
Thursdays and Sundays are Mindil Beach Market days and you should not miss it. Not only are the markets alive with quirky arts and crafts, there are plenty of dining options that would satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
If you are planning an adventure-filled family holiday, Darwin is definitely the best place for you to go. So what are you waiting for? Check out Cheapa Campa and get a motorhome hire for this exciting family holiday!