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Crocodylus Park

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Crocodylus Park

Crocodylus Park was opened in 1994 by world-renowned crocodile biologist Professor Grahame Webb. The park gives you the opportunity to see crocodiles close up, while learning all about these ancient animals and their environment. Feeding tours display the strength and power of the crocodile, and a collection of other animals are on display.

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Swimming Lagoons

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Swimming Lagoons

The Wave Lagoon in Darwin offers respite from the heat without the threat of crocodiles or stingers. The depth of the lagoon slopes from 2 metres at the deepest point to a depth of zero at the wet edge. Waves upto 1.2 metres high are produced, offering a range of experiences for all users.

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George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

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George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

Located 2 kilometres north of Darwin city, the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens are noted for their stunning collections of north Australian and other tropical plant species. Covering 42 hectares, the gardens include the Plant Display House for tropical orchids and other exotic flora. The shady trees provide an escape from the heat in summer, and it's proximity to the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets make it a great place to stop in the afternoon.

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Darwin Military Museum

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Darwin Military Museum

Learn about Darwin's experience of the Japanese bombings in 1942 and Australia's involvement in international conflicts from the Boer War to the present day. The museum offers an engaging and informative audio-visual journey through the Defence of Darwin Experience, while a wealth of artifacts are on display.

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