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Charles Darwin National Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Charles Darwin National Park incorporates areas of natural significance and has a wealth of history including Darwin's involvement in WWII. It protects part of the Port Darwin wetland, one of Australia's most significant.
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Off of Tiger Brennan Drive | 5.5 Kilometres from Darwin City, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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The national park was relatively easy to access using Darwin's public buses, although some walking is needed. The tracks are mainly meant for mountain biking, but the track down to the look out point provides a nice walk. Great way to get out in the nature. Also interesting to
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Like several national parks in the Northern Territories. the entry to the Charles Darwin park is free and access is on a sealed road. One of the main attractions close to the entry is a storage area used for armaments during the Second World War. There are clear and concise
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Enjoyed looking at where our troops were stationed during the war and how they survived the conditions out in that heat and insects.
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I've been here several times - but a word of warning - the insects can be vicious! Cover up and get out that repellent. The road in wiggles through a hilly landscape covered in bush, and there are several WWII huts to look at - one (an explosives store) is preserved as a museum
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A well maintained park with great views of Darwin. Free BBQs and picnic tables. plenty of shade. Close to the city too (by car anyway). make sure you have a look at the intersting information in the WWII bunker.
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