Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia. It is located at Timor Sea and has developed from a pioneer outpost and small port to one of the most modern and cosmopolitan cities of Australia. Everywhere in Darwin can be found luxurious hotels and properties for rent providing excellent accommodation amenities to the numerous tourists who spend holidays and take tours in the region. Also, its proximity to Asia makes it an important gateway to countries such as Indonesia and East Timor.
Darwin is built on a rocky area overlooking the harbor, flanked by Frances Bay to east and Cullen Bay to west. The entire region features many tourist attractions, natural landmarks, and recreational zones dotted with accommodations, sandy beaches, and excellent fishing spots.
In Darwin are many miles of wide beaches, from which the most renowned are Casuarina Beach and Mindil Beach. A part of Casuarina Beach is a nudist area since 1976. Close to these stretches of sand can be found lodging in a few very good resorts and properties for rent.
Swimming in Timor Sea between October and May is dangerous because of the presence of deadly jellyfish. Saltwater crocodile are very common in all waterways surrounding Darwin and can be seen occasionally swimming in the harbor and even basking on the local beaches!
Fishing is one of the favorite leisure activities to local people and vacationers alike. Tourists from all over the world take fishing trips to Darwin and dreaming on catching large size barramundi, a renowned fish in the region. Mary River, Daly River, South and East Alligator River are a few premier sites where lives barramundi.
Sea fishing is also a favorite pastime during holidays in Darwin. Spanish mackerel, snapper, and other varieties are plentiful in the area. Lake Alexander is a man-made lake and features also several excellent fishing sites, on its banks being settled rental properties and accommodations supplying fantastic lodging amenities and amazing vacation deals.
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