4 Awesome
Darwin Day Trips

To Take by Bus

Australia is fortunate to be filled with diverse landscapes, unique wildlife and stunning natural world-wonders. In the northwest, near Darwin, is particularly rich in terms of national parks and offers plenty of opportunities to explore its natural treasures up close. From Darwin, there is a huge choice of amazing locations that are easily accessible and convenient to reach with the hire of a bus and a driver.

Time to Explore Darwin

With so many great places easily available from Darwin, choosing which day trips to take can be an overwhelming task. The natural beauty of the surrounding area really is incredible and while nowhere will disappoint, there are certainly a few choices that you must add to your itinerary. With the perfect blend of culture, history, and nature, the area around Darwin has plenty to offer, no matter what your interests are.

Keep reading for four unforgettable day trips you should consider taking a private bus charter to from Darwin.

With the perfect blend of culture, history, and nature, the area around Darwin has plenty to offer, no matter what your interests are.

Waterfall in Kakadu National Park Northern Territory

After a comfortable bus charter from Darwin, you can study the Aboriginal rock art that has been preserved in the area, which is estimated to be over twenty thousand years old!

Aboriginal Rock Art in Kakadu National Park Darwin

1. Kakadu National Park

The Kakadu National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which offers both manmade and natural marvels that are sure to be of interest. After a comfortable bus charter from Darwin, you can study the Aboriginal rock art that has been preserved in the area, which is estimated to be over twenty thousand years old!

Waterfalls and rainforests in the area are home to several species of migratory birds making these areas perfect for birdwatching enthusiasts. There are also opportunities for swimming – just make sure to watch out for crocodiles!

2. Katherine Gorge

The scenic sandstone Katherine Gorge is part of the Nitmiluk National Park, located approximately 244 kilometres from Darwin. Due to this distance, it makes sense to hire a bus and a driver with larger groups to ensure you reach the site comfortably and on schedule.

Once you’ve arrived you’ll find there is plenty to see and do in the Gorge. The spectacular tiered Edith Falls are a good spot to swim and the whole area is excellent for canoeing and kayaking. Tours of the Gorge can easily be booked, although it can also be enjoyable to hike around and investigate the geological features with your own group.

Tours of the Gorge can easily be booked, although it can also be enjoyable to hike around and investigate the geological features with your own group.

Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park

During this time the bushland landscape is filled with flora and fauna that are completely unique to the region.

Robin Falls Adelaide River Northern Territory

3. Adelaide River (Robin Falls)

Along the Adelaide River, located roughly an hour south of Darwin, is home to the incredible Robin Falls. These natural waterfalls provide a scenic setting for a particularly beautiful wilderness trek that is only accessible during the dry season.

During this time the bushland landscape is filled with flora and fauna that are completely unique to the region. Access by public transport is not easy so for groups, a private bus charter might be just the ticket to get you out there.

4. Litchfield National Park

Not far from Robin Falls, is the stunning Litchfield National Park, which covers an astounding 1,500 square kilometres. Several Aboriginal sacred sites populate this area which will satisfy an anthropological curiosity, while the natural “lost city” rock formations and magnetic termite mounds are oddities which must be seen to be believed.

Beyond that, regionally unique lilies and orchids add to the spectacular landscape. From your private bus, your driver might even point out the odd dingo or wallaby as you travel through Litchfield.

Several Aboriginal sacred sites populate this area which will satisfy an anthropological curiosity, while the natural “lost city” rock formations and magnetic termite mounds are oddities which must be seen to be believed.

Magnetic Termite Mounds Litchfield National Park NT

Hire a Bus and Driver and Get Out of Town!

Darwin is a great little city but, many would argue, it’s real treasures lie in the surrounding area. With lush rainforests to explore, dense canopies to get lost in, wildlife spotting opportunities, bushwalks and great spots for swimming, the region is diverse, exciting and stunningly beautiful.

Exploring the natural beauty of the greater Darwin region by private bus charter allows you to relax and enjoy the experience even more. Simply put your feet up, enjoy the scenery and let your driver deliver you to the start of your chosen adventure.

Looking to plan a Darwin Day Trip?

TNA Bus Hire will help you find the right vehicle at the right price.

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