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Charles Darwin National Park is a national park in the Northern Territory of Australia, 4 km southeast of Darwin. It is notable for its World War II–era concrete bunkers, one of which has been converted into a visitors centre and display of World War II memorabilia. It also has lookouts towards the city of Darwin. It contains middens used by the Larrakia people.
The park has extensive fire trails suitable for bush walking, as well as a mountain bike trail maintained by the Darwin Off-Road Cyclists Club. Regular events held in the park include the Earthdance festival.
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Charles Darwin National Park Reviews
The national park was relatively easy to access using Darwin's public buses, although some walking is needed. The tracks are mainly meant for mountain biking, but the track down to the look out point.... more »
Like several national parks in the Northern Territories. the entry to the Charles Darwin park is free and access is on a sealed road. One of the main attractions close to the entry is a storage... more »
Slightly overrated. There are bunkers and lookouts are good but there are so many good lookouts around that this does not match the others. Signage is less and beware there are lot of mosquitoes.So get your spray. I could not find any water holes. An average National Park.
Slightly off the beaten track easy access spray oneself with anti-bites bug's are hungry for tourists blood. 👹
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