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Darwin International Airport (DIA) is located 13 km from the city centre, around 15 minutes´ drives.

The city-wide airport shuttle bus serves all Darwin hotels, and tickets can be purchased at the airport or at Darwin’s transit centre. It departs in front of the Terminal. Arrange airport transfers by telephone or from the hotel reception. Darwin Airport Shuttle bus ($29.00 return) meets all flights.
+61 8 8981 5066

A taxi rank is located at the front of the Terminal and costs about $25-30 to the city centre.

AddressDarwin International Airport, Darwin
Phone+61 8 8920 1811
More InfoPrices updated July 2013

Public transport

Darwinbus is the main public transport network in Darwin, incorporating bus and ferry transport in Darwin. Bus interchanges are located at Harry Chan Place in Darwin, Bradshaw Drive at Casuarina Shopping Square in Casuarina, and corner of Temple Terrace and Roystonea Avenue in Palmerston.

Tickets can be bought when boarding the bus - drivers carry limited change so try to ensure you have the correct fare. You can also buy your ticket at any of the Interchanges in Darwin, Casuarina or Palmerston. Ticket price for 1 adult is $3.00 (unlimited bus travel for 3 hours).

Phone+61 8 8924 7531
More InfoPrices updated July 2013


Apollo Motorhomes offers a wide range of quality rental campervans and hire cars at very competitive prices in Australia and New Zealand. All the campervans and motorhomes in their fleet are modern and well-appointed.


City Radio Taxis
+61 8 8981 3777

Darwin Radio Taxis
+61 131 008

People Movers NT - Mini-Bus Service
+61 8 8983 2111

You will find taxi rank at the Knuckey Street end of Smith Street Mall, outside Skycity Casino and outside the Darwin Cinemas on Mitchell Street at night on weekends. One of the best ways to catch a taxi is to call direct or ask for help to book a taxi at your hotel reception.


The Post Office

Address48 Cavenagh Street, Darwin
Opening hoursMonday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm, Saturday9.00am-12.30pm, Sunday Closed


Better Health Pharmacies is located :

Shop 4, Mitchell Centre 55-59
Corner Knuckey Street & Mitchell Street

AddressMitchell Street, Darwin
Phone+61 8 8981 4442
Opening hoursMonday - Friday: 8.30am-6pm Sat: 9am-5pm Sun: 10am- 3pm
More Infomitchell@betterhealthpharmacies.com.au


Country code: +61

Area code: 08


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Don’t swim in Darwin waters between Oct-May because of the deadly Box Jellyfish. Also beware of saltwater crocodiles.