Darwin is a popular backpacker destination as it is the starting point for most people planning to explore the Northern Territory.
The Melaleuca on Mitchell is a brand new hostel that is locally owned and a great bunch of friendly staff member on hand to help you with anything that you need. The hostels best asset is the leisure deck which is said to be the best in Australia. Sunbake, read or just relaxing with friends you will completely enjoy your time here at Melaleuca on Mitchell. This brand new hostel is in easy walking distance to all the nightclubs, shopping centres, pubs and restaurants as well as having a travel desk that provides the guests with backpacker’s discounts with any tours that you book with them and having the convenience of this tour desk you will never have to leave the hostel.
Or check yourself into the Cavenagh, being centrally located right in the heart of the city of Darwin it is only a short walk to the entertainment and dining the Darwin has to offer. You will enjoy a full communal kitchen with all of the modern facilities, a crystal clear pool and well as having the benefit of having an onsite pub and restaurant for your convenience. And just having gone through a make over this destination will be perfect for your next accommodation stop.
Looking for some great food and entertainment.... you are guaranteed to find everything and anything in Darwin!! Whatever you are chasing to keep the hunger at bay you are sure to find exactly what you are after here! Then after dinner party on through the night at any of the countless number of bars, lounges and nightclubs to have a great time with friends and really kick up your feet.
The city of Darwin is only about three and a half hours drive from Kakadu National Park and you can hire a car and drive yourself or go on one of the many organised tours.
The cheapest way to travel, believe it or not is to fly to Darwin. With the introduction of a number of competitive airlines flights within Australia, and more importantly to Darwin are really reasonable. Virgin Blue and Jetstar offer daily flights to Darwin from any of the capital cities within Australia as well as overseas. You also have the option to travel by Motorhome or campervan, coach from anywhere in Australia, by train which can be rather expensive, or hire your own car to make the trip to Darwin. Though there are a few thousand kilometres to travel so please allow a few days of travel time.
Darwin has so many wonderful attractions and things to do for backpackers visiting the area. Backpacking Darwin will be an adventure that you will never forget and you may just won't want to leave. If you are planning the next leg of your backpacking trip and are interested in arranging Darwin as your next destination call us today so we can help you arrange all of your accommodation and tours for you so you won’t have to worry about a thing.