Darwin lies along the northwest coast of the Northern Territory. the city is isolated by the spacious Australian desert. A significant event in the history of Darwin was in 1974 when Cyclone Tracy swept across the coast and destroyed more than half of the buildings, killing around 70 people. Today Darwin is the capital and biggest city of the Northern Territory. It offers many sights from its colonial past and perfect dining and shopping opportunities.
Cyclone-proofing doesn't make for beautiful architecture, but today Darwin is an attractive blend of reconstructions and the few surviving colonial buildings. Interesting sites are the museum Fannie Bay Gaol, Old Admiralty House, Victoria Hotel, Chinese Temple, the Civic Centre with "Tree of Knowledge" banyan tree and Government House (1883). The Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, located on the shores of Fannie Bay, is a contemporary installation with good exhibitions of Aboriginal art, Asian and Pacific exhibits.The Botanical Gardens display the great variety of tropical flora. The city is closely identified with, and serves as gateway to Kakadu National Park which lies around 125 miles (200 km) to the east. To the south lies Litchfield National Park, Edith Falls and Katherine Gorge.
Highlights: Kakadu Park, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield National Park, Crocodiles
Darwin cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Darwin AU dock at Fort Hill Wharf. The wharf was purposefully built in 2008 and used exclusively for docking of cruise vessels. Cruise companies usually provide shuttle bus service between the port and city center.
The cruise terminal complex includes an air-conditioned terminal building, mini-market and car parking (with capacity to handle large tourist buses). The terminal building is modern and equipped with security screening, baggage x-ray scanners, manned check points.
The Darwin cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Darwin, NT Australia.
If you lose the Darwin location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Darwin cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Darwin, NT Australia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|Day||Ships in port|
4 July, 2017
9 July, 2017
22 July, 2017
24 July, 2017