If you make it all the way up to the Northern Territory's capital city Darwin, make sure you take in all the sites and sounds Darwin and the surrounding areas have to offer. With a population of just over 136,000 thousand, Darwin is the smallest capital city in Australia. Although it is the smallest capital city, Darwin is packed full of charm and things to do.

Beaches: If you want to lie and enjoy the sun, Darwin has multiple beautiful, clean beaches. Some of the more famous beaches include Casuarina Beach and Mindil Beach. But watch out for crocodiles! They have been known to swim in Darwin Harbour and even venture onto some of the beaches.

Sports: If you are there at the right time of the year you can take in some sporting events. Darwin hosts many sporting events at the Marrara Sports Complex. You may be able to catch soccer, rugby, cricket, field hockey or Australian football depending on when you stop by.

Concerts: The Darwin Entertainment Centre and the Darwin Convention Centre both host concerts throughout the year. You never know who you can catch singing in the Northern Territory.

Fishing: With four rivers flowing right near Darwin, there are plenty of opportunities to take a boat out and enjoy fishing. You never know, you may catch a barramundi.

Darwin Day Tours: As the capital of the Northern Territory, it is easy to access the beauty of nature from Darwin. You can sail down the river on an airboat or enjoy a relaxing billabong cruise on one of the many rivers in the area. You can also take a tour via chopper and take in all the sites of the Northern Territory from up in the air. There are even groups that offer off road buggy tours so you can get up close and personal with the local wildlife. If you want to enjoy wildlife and nature, you have a wide variety of tour options in the Darwin area.

Stroll Through Downtown: You can always take a stroll through Darwin's downtown. Darwin was decimated by bombs during World War II and destroyed by Cyclone Tracy in 1974. As a result of these man made and natural disasters, Darwin had to be completely rebuilt in the 1970's and has one of the most modern downtown's of any capital city in Australia.

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