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Local Favourites

Darwin city is vibrant, tropical and filled with great bars, restaurants and cafes. Our locals are always more than happy to share their tips and favourite places to visit while in the city. We love to hear from our locals, if you have a recommendation or article to submit, please email us at activatedarwin@nt.gov.au.

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February is the month to feel good! We've partnered with Darwin Waterfront to encourage our local community to connect & engage with a four-week program of events and activities across Darwin
Bar overlooking the water at Cullen Bay
Spoil the special someone in your life this Valentine’s Day and treat them to a date in Darwin City. The city if the perfect location to celebrate love, with an option for everyone – no matter your
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If you’re looking for activities to help keep the kids entertained throughout the school holidays, look no further! We know it’s hot at the moment, so we’ve ensured most items are indoors or something
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Discover a different side of Darwin with Sue’s book as your guide. Wander up and down lanes and arcades to find unique boutiques, art galleries and coffee shops. Check out the street art festival
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Who makes Darwin's best laksa? For years it's been a long standing argument... Until the 2019 Darwin International Laksa Festival. With more than 30 local laksa chefs fighting it out for the title of
Denise standing in front of her painting
An unexpected surprise when wandering Darwin's city streets is the murals that adorn the walls of our laneways. Since 2017, the Darwin Street Art Festival has brought vibrancy and colour to the city's

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