"Northwest Darwin" Top 5 Page for this destination Darwin by AlbuqRay
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I intentionally avoided the touristy area of Darwin and stayed in the northwest part both times that I was there (before and after the Alice Springs VT Meet in August 2010). I wanted to stay within walking distance of the places that I wanted to see: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Ski Club, Nightcliff Foreshore, Fannie Bay Gaol Museum, and George Brown Botanic Gardens. Also, the lodging prices were much more reasonable in the Rapid Creek and Fannie Bay parts of town.
- Pros:Beautiful beach away from the main tourist areas
- Cons:Limited (but good) nearby restaurant options
- In a nutshell:Beach, museums and botanical garden are convenient
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Rainforest loop is one of the main things to do at the George Brown Botanic Gardens. The path is about a 0.5 km loop up... more travel advice
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