The city has a tropical savannah climate with distinct dry and wet seasons. The wet season begins around November and lasts till April. In wet season, the city experiences hot weather with occasional lightning storms and short rains. The dry season in the city runs from May to September and it is the best time to visit the city. This season brings pleasant weather in the city with balmy nights, clear blue skies, and warm days.
Darwin is served by Darwin International Airport. It is the busiest airport serving the north territory. The airport is hub for Airnorth. Darwin Airport has a domestic and an international terminal and both the terminals boast a number of cafeterias and shops. The airport offers flights to a plethora of destinations such as Singapore, Manila, Melbourne, Denpasar, Sydney, and more.Places of Interest in Darwin
The smallest and most northerly of the capital cities in Australia, Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory. Darwin boasts a lot to offers a traveller. There are numerous interesting museums in the city celebrating the affluent history and the galleries put on display region's lovely indigenous art. Mother Nature has also played a prominent role in acting as a magnet for tourists. Darwin is also replete with parks and gardens to enthuse tranquillity seekers and nature aficionados.Charles Darwin National Park
Located at a distance of around 4 kilometres east of the city, Charles Darwin National Park is well-known for its concrete bunkers of the era of Second World War. Interestingly, one of these bunkers has been converted into a visitor centre and presentation of Second World War memorabilia. Charles Darwin National Park features extensive fire trails that are excellent for bush walking.George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens
Covering around 42 hectares of area, George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens is located at a distance of about 2 kilometres north of the CBD of Darwin. These gardens are noteworthy for holding assortments of north Australian and other tropical species along with a major collection of Northern Australian monsoon flora. Visitors can also explore an array of native and introduced tropical plants such as cycads, Adansonia, palms, gingers, and heliconias.Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Located in the inner Darwin suburb, Museum and Art Gallery is the main museum in Northern Territory. Featuring more than 30,000 items of art and material culture, it is an interesting museum presenting both travelling exhibitions and internally developed exhibitions from all over the country.