Top End Accommodation
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More than 50 nationalities make up Darwin’s population of approximately 100,000 people. The Asian-inspired cultural and culinary benefits of such a melting pot are on offer at Darwin’s weekly markets of Mindil Beach, Parap and Nightcliff, the variety of restaurants and through the city’s annual calendar of festivals and events.
Darwin is also the gateway to the iconic National Parks of Kakadu, Litchfield and Nitmiluk, as well as the tropical Tiwi islands. The Top End offers a friendly, laid back approach which will inspire all travellers to the region.
Our Top 3 accommodation recommendations for staying in DARWIN & THE TOP END are for the following properties:
- H on Smith — from $234 per room per night
- Mindil Beach Casino Resort — from $414 per room per night
- Bamurru Plains, Mary River — from $970 per person per night (special bonus available)
H on Smith
From $234 per room per night
H on Smith Hotel is a locally designed, built and loved hotel. This means you will be hosted by a team of passionate, friendly and accommodating staff who enjoy sharing their ‘Top End’ knowledge and will ensure your stay is as special as you imagined.
Located on Smith Street in Darwin’s central business district, the 186 room hotel is a short distance from the Darwin Convention Centre, The Esplanade and Mitchell Street – Darwin’s entertainment and night-life hub.
Mindil Beach Casino Resort
From $414 per room per night
Mindil Beach Casino Resort is the ultimate travel destination for discerning guests seeking a truly unforgettable beachfront experience in Australia’s Northern Territory. Nestled on 30 acres of lush tropical gardens just minutes from Darwin’s central business district, Mindil Beach Casino Resort is Darwin’s only beachfront resort, complete with a private white sand beach.
Bamurru Plains, Mary River
From $970 per person per night
Bamurru Plains is a safari lodge located on a 300km² private floodplain property just to the west of Kakadu National Park on the Mary River. The Lodge is just 3 hours drive or 30 minute scenic flight from Darwin or Kakadu. Activities focus on airboat trips on the wetlands, river cruises in search of crocodiles, bird watching, astronomy evenings, bush drives, quad bike safaris and guided walks. ‘The Hide’ provides a new way to experience the beauty of Bamurru Plains with the option of a private picnic lunch from 6 metres high in the treetops! In the early part of the year (Mar and Apr), Bamurru is a dedicated fishing lodge with exclusive access to 130km² of floodplain and a private barramundi fishery.
There’s even more to Darwin & the Top End: you’re welcome to explore our Darwin and the Top End accommodation, day tours and packages on our sister site, The Territory Collection, that features approximately 14 properties in Darwin and the Top End/Arnhem Land.