Territorians have, and always will, do things a little differently, and celebrating the festive season is no exception. where else can you find an 8 meter-high Christmas tree made entirely out of thongs or a bush fruit Christmas cake? With a host of fun events and great deals to enjoy, isn’t it about time you planned a Territory Christmas?
NITMILUK CHALETS & CICADA LODGE
If you’re chasing a tropical summer with a touch of culture, then a Christmas getaway to Nitmiluk National Park offers all of that and more. Award-winning Nitmiluk Tours offers festive accommodation deals to suit all budgets. Nitmiluk Chalets provides a cozy place to rest after exploring escarpment country. Meanwhile, the Cicada Lodge is designed for the sophisticated traveller looking for an authentic Australian holiday in a place where the outback meets the tropics.
VIBE HOTEL DARWIN WATERFRONT
Get into the festive spirit in the heart of Darwin with Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront’s special Christmas deal. On the waterfront in the center of Australia’s most culturally diverse city, you’ll enjoy Darwin’s laidback vibe, surrounded by al-fresco restaurants and cafes and a few last-minute Christmas shopping spots. There’s also a Wave Pool – ideal for keeping the kids entertained with watersports and outdoor activities and a Recreational Lagoon to cool off.
ADINA APARTMENT HOTEL DARWIN WATERFRONT
For a self-contained Christmas escape, settle into Adina Apartment Hotel at Darwin’s vibrant Waterfront, featuring all the comforts of home – plus a little more. With an on-site fitness centre; outdoor swimming pool; and in-room dining from the hotel’s Curve Restaurant and Bar, you’ll want for nothing.
TRAVELODGE RESORT DARWIN
Looking for a tropical Christmas on a budget? Look no further than the Travelodge Resort Darwin and take advantage of their season room deals. A short stroll from the heart of Darwin, you’ll be within walking distance of funky bars and the best restaurants. There are multiple galleries dotted around the area. Crocosaurus Cove is just a stone’s throw away if you want local wildlife. Travelodge Resort Darwin is currently offering rooms that include buffet breakfast, WiFi, a secure car space, and late checkout at 1 PM.
TACTILE ARTS CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR
The Tactile Arts Christmas Craft Fair showcases more than 100 of the Top End’s best artists and craftspeople. From ceramics and sculptures to jewellery, weaving, painting and photography, there’s artwork for every Christmas stocking. Head up and get your Christmas shopping sorted while helping support local artists from the Top End.
EARTH SANCTUARY ROCK’N’ROLL CHRISTMAS
Set against the striking colors of the MacDonnell Ranges, Earth Sanctuary Rock’n’Roll Christmas party offers a night of food, bubbles and fun to kick off the Christmas season under outback skies. The Sanctuary’s very own craft beer, Red Centre Devil, will be flowing all night.
DESERT PARK SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS
Spread over ten days, the Desert Park Spirit of Christmas at Alice Springs Desert Park will bring Christmas cheer to the heart of the outback. From science experiments to craft workshops, Spirit of Christmas is a perfect family day out in the Red Centre.