Darwin Harbour is a unique tropical estuary that contains the Northern Territory’s largest stand of mangroves. The Harbour covers approximately 450 square kilometres including 23 square kilometres of inter-tidal mangrove and saltmarsh communities. Darwin is one of the few cities in the world with such a precious marine and coastal environment on its doorstep.
Fannie Bay Gaol, now closed, is one of Darwin's oldest buildings. more
The area was part of a network of military sites established during the development of Darwin as Australia's World War II northern defence line. more
Darwin is the Capital of the Northern Territory and is home to 105,000 people of 50 different nationalities. more
Set in a tropical garden on the Darwin Harbour is the Northern Territory's premier cultural institution - the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT). more