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Attractions & Activities in Darwin/Palmerston

tip Local Tip

When you stay Rydges, you stay local, and there’s nothing quite like a truly local experience.

Our convenient Palmerston accommodation gives easy access to Darwin’s favourite destinations and lies at the gateway to the wonders of the Top End. My local tip is Litchfield National Park – home to several stunning waterfalls that cascade into crystal clear pools, iconic magnetic termite mounds and clusters of weathered sandstone pillars at the Lost City. Swimming under the falls and relaxing in waterholes is a favourite pastime for visitors and locals alike.

Be sure to tag us on social media @rydgeshotels to share your local experiences with us.

- Yuvraj Pawar, General Manager

Welcome to our unique part of the world where there’s so much to explore and discover with so many things to do in Darwin, Australia. You’ll find there’s no better way to experience it all than with Rydges Palmerston – Darwin as your base.

Perfectly placed to discover the whole of the exciting Northern Territory, your convenient Palmerston address gives easy access to many Darwin highlights and Top End destinations. Iconic key annual events come alive in the dry mid-year months with the V8 Supercars at nearby Hidden Valley in June, The Royal Darwin Show at the Showgrounds in July, The Darwin Cup and Darwin Festival bringing the excitement every August plus the year round events at Darwin Convention Centre, all within easy reach.

Many other top 10 things to do in Darwin, Australia are also easy to get to, like the enduring tropical oasis of the Botanic Gardens, Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, the renowned Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, The Waterfront and Wave Lagoon, special recreational opportunities at East Point Reserve, safe year-round saltwater swimming at Lake Alexander, the ever-popular Fannie Bay Beach, impressive collection of aircraft at the Aviation Museum and the history, nature and excellent views overlooking the harbour from the Charles Darwin National Park.

Of course, Rydges Palmerston – Darwin lies at the gateway to The Top End, with convenience to experiences that will leave you wanting more. Whilst remote, the territory is highly accessible and exploring a few key destinations lets you experience the wonders of our region. Make our place your base to discover the Tiwi Islands, Howard Springs, Litchfield National Park, Katherine Gorge, Adelaide River, Kakadu National Park and Arnham Land, or launch point for onward destinations like Alice Springs, Northern Queensland and North Western Australia.

The best of Darwin and beyond is on your doorstep. With so many great choices, make Rydges Palmerston – Darwin your first decision.

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