The capital city of the tropical Northern Territory, Darwin is the Australian gateway to Asia, and the closest Australian capital city to the continent. People from more than 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnic backgrounds call Darwin home.


Darwin has a tropical savanna climate with distinct wet and dry seasons and the average temperature ranging between 22°C and 32°C all year round.

Things to do

Darwin is a vibrant and multicultural city, surrounded by some of Australia’s most stunning national parks, rainforests, reserves, springs and beaches. The main supermarkets are Woolworths and Coles and there are numerous independent grocery stores. Sporting complexes include the Leanyer Recreation Park.  

Additionally, there are a number of service stations, fast food chains and two large shopping centres, North Lakes, and Casuarina. 

Darwin has an international airport. 


Darwin is served by 35 primary and pre-schools and 12 secondary schools.

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