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Visiting the Top End is almost like visiting another country, especially if you’re flying in from one of the eastern states. The Northern Territory is famous for its big open spaces, big crocs and a big red rock. Of course it’s capital city of Darwin is full of everything you would except from a thriving regional centre with galleries, festivals, great shopping and no shortage of outdoor activities if you enjoy the balmy tropical climate. You don’t have to travel far to experience some of the Northern Territory’s stunning natural beauty with Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks only a few hours drive from the city. ¬†Budget Car Hire operate straight out of Darwin International Airport for the convenience of those eager to begin their Top End adventure as soon as they step off the plane.


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Darwin Airport

Henry Wrigley Drive
Darwin International Airport
Darwin, NT 0820

Darwin celebrates it’s rich multicultural and indigenous history with several fun and exciting festivals throughout the year. The “Dry Season” runs through from May to October with Garma Festival, Bass in the Grass, Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, Mahbilil Festival, The Darwin Cup Carnival and the Arafura Games all taking place. In August the city comes to life with the Darwin Festival – which is 18 days of music, art, film, comedy and culture. If you’re visiting Darwin and any one of these fantastic festivals are taking place, you’d be crazy not to check them out.

Darwin International Airport is located 13 km from Darwin’s CBD in the norther suburb of Marrara. As well as domestic and international flights, the airport also shares a runway with the Royal Australian Airforce’s Darwin RAAF Base. Budget Car Hire offer a range of vehicles for your convenience directly out of the airport. Compare and save on your car hire when you book with Skedaddle.