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Things to do in Darwin & NT with kids these School Holidays!

Waterfront with Free Family Fun

Families are invited to celebrate Easter Saturday at Darwin Waterfront with free family fun and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny from 10am to 2pm on Saturday 4 April 2015.

A variety of activities will take place on the lawns including Easter art and craft; face painting, balloon twisting, jumping castles, waterslides and a live DJ.The Easter Bunny will be hopping in for a photo along with chocolate eggs and inflatable balloon giveaways for everyone.

A variety of food will be available from local cafes and restaurants around the precinct, and a sausage sizzle fundraiser will also be operating during the event.

The Palmerston Water Park

The Palmerston Water Park has plenty of FREE events over the holiday period for the entire family to enjoy!

Good Friday 3rd April - Closed

Easter Saturday 4th April - Trixie the Pixie facepainting 12pm - 3pm

Easter Sunday 5th April - Easter Bunny Masks 12pm - 3pm

Easter Monday 6th April - Easter Fun

Tuesday 7th April - Hyper the Clown 12pm - 3pm

Wednesday 8th April - DJ Kev 12pm - 3pm

Thursday 9th April - Kids Fitness Fun 10am - 11am & 3pm - 4pm

Friday 10th April - Games Corner in Kiosk 12pm - 3pm

Saturday 11th April - Nemo Water Slide 12pm - 3pm

Sunday 12th April - Palmerston Sun Fun Run 7am start

Please also note on Anzac Day - Open from 1:30pm

So pop down to the Palmerston Water Park over the Easter holidays for a great day out!


Crocodylus Park and Zoo 

Looking for some great things to do in Darwin these holidays?  Cuddle a baby crocodile at Crocodylus Park and Zoo!  This fabulous zoo is located just five minutes from Darwin airport, off the Stuart Highway.  Not only do they have loads of saltwater and freshwater crocodiles, they also have native wildlife, such as alligators, cassowaries, dingoes, iguanas, emus, baboons, Timor ponies.



Litchfield National Park

There are many camping areas located throughout the Park, as well as picnic areas and bushwalking tracks. Some waterholes are safe to swim in.  Some of the most spectacular scenery in the Northern Territory.  This Park is spectacular at any time, though most 4WD tracks are closed during the wet season. Some swimming areas such as Wangi Falls, become unsafe after heavy rain and are closed for swimming but kiosk and picnic facilities remain open.


Alice Springs Desert Park

A must see for every visitor to the Alice! Take an easy walking trail through three desert habitats and discover Desert Rivers, Sand Country and the Woodland habitat, witness free-flying birds of prey in the nature theatre, see rare and endangered animals in the spectacular nocturnal house, hear the insights into the interlinking world of plants, animals and people from our local guides and enjoy a cinematic journey through four-and-a-half billion years of desert evolution during the 20 minute cinematic journey of “The Changing Heart”.  When you leave the Desert Park you will go away with new stories, skills and some of the secrets of the desert.

Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park

Some of this Park's amazing features include spectacular dissected sandstone country, broad valleys and numerous, significant cultural sites. The deep gorge carved through ancient sandstone by the Katherine River is the central attraction of the Park.  Some of the many attractions at the Park are Fishing, Swimming, Camping, Walking Trails and much much more.