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“Darwin beauty” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Darwin Wharf Precinct

Darwin Wharf Precinct
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$45.79*
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Darwin Sunset Cruise Including Fish'n Chips
Ranked #10 of 119 things to do in Darwin
Certificate of Excellence
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Jandowae, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Darwin beauty”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

Easy walk from the city mall, lots of great food options, great family area, fabulous wave pool. Upmarket accommodation

Visited February 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“"A must visit and experience spot while in Darwin"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Happy to have had the experience, it's a great spot to pass some time:

Watching the boats (and cruise ships) ...have a meal at one of the multiple eateries on the wharf. Lot's of folk just enjoying fish and chips.

You can take in the history of World War II and the bombing of the wharf.

A family can enjoy the artificial beach and wave pool (this is really well done!).

The weather was very good, not too hot, this could make a difference.

Visited February 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Wasted opportunity”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2014

A casual spot to sit down and do nothing - other than look at ships or other people doing nothing - which is not an unpleasant activity in itself. However, this is where the attraction of the Wharf precinct ends.
The food offerings are very ordinary indeed: It's either a selection of greasy Joes takeaways or the promising-looking restaurant at the end of the wharf. I say promising-looking because we were turned away at 8.28pm one evening (we were told the kitchen was shut) and didn't get a chance to experience the place.
Given the history of the wharf and it's fabulous location, this is a great example of unrealized potential.

Visited February 2014
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Sydney
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54 reviews
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“Darwin Wharf”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a very good area with a lot of different 'styles' of food. A good place to have a coffee or wine and watch the sun go down over the harbour

Visited February 2014
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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“Nice Area”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is a lovely place to sit and read a book, either on the grass, on a bench or in one of the cafes. There is a man made beach which is great for children and always has life guards on duty.

Visited March 2014
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