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travel42 Port Guide: Darwin

Darwin travel42 Port of Call Guide

The urban center of the far end of the Northern Territory (locally dubbed the "Top End"), Darwin is a surprisingly cosmopolitan port town, thanks to its proximity to Asia. Located on the Timor Sea 1,950 mi/3,140 km northwest of Sydney, Darwin is somewhat isolated, but it has a number of good beaches and sights.

Visit the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (including the Black Room that re-creates the horror of Cyclone Tracy, which ripped through Darwin on Christmas Eve 1974), Ch...

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