Spending the day in Darwin and searching for something to do that is both peaceful and luxurious? Look no further than Darwin's CBD and Waterfront. There's something for everyone here, with bustling cafes, restaurants, boutique shops, and beauty salons.
Begin your day with a waterfront breakfast
You'll like the breakfast menu at Curve Café, which is located at the Adina Vibe Hotel on the picturesque Darwin Waterfront and serves fresh modern Australian flavors. Breakfast is offered everyday from 6.30 a.m., with both indoor and outdoor sitting options.
Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Darwin Waterfront
In the morning, take a tour of the Darwin Waterfront and all it has to offer. Before meandering along the sea wall to Stokes Hill Wharf for ocean views, stop by the boutique stores or have a wash and blow-dry at Scalpt Hair. Relax and sunbathe by the lagoon pool, then cool off with an ice cream cone or a refreshing beverage from one of the many cafés and eateries.
Eat and drink in the afternoon
Take the skybridge into the city and have lunch at PM Eat and Drink on Smith Street Mall. This trendy eatery specializes in sharing platters, with a focus on fresh seafood from the area. Their menu features exquisite products cooked simply, and they use NT produce whenever feasible. Their wine and cocktail menus will astound you.
Shop ’til you drop
Consult an expert with a private shopping tour to learn more about Darwin's shopping environment. These small-group trips reveal the Top End's distinctive creations from the best local Aboriginal designers and world-famous pearl artisans. The tour will feature award-winning jewelry, hand-crafted clothes, and accessories that you may not be aware are made in the area.
Snap up a souvenir
Start your shopping adventure on Smith Street mall if you prefer a do-it-yourself approach. Various shopping gems can be found along Smith Street's pedestrian-only stretch. Here you'll find the ideal Darwin mementos. di CROCO is a locally owned and run store that sells high-quality crocodile leather goods created in the area. Starting with skin selection and continuing through the entire process to the finished product, di CROCO's concept is to focus on the beauty of skin. Whatever your budget, di CROCO has a lovely item for you.
di CROCO Boutique
di CROCO Boutique, The Mall, Darwin City NT, ...
Pearls of beauty
The world-famous Paspaley Pearls are the pinnacle of unique souvenirs. These Australian South Sea pearls have been painstakingly graded and set in contemporary designed jewelry, and are renowned for their beauty. Discover their magnificence at the Paspaley Pearls shop, where the technique has been honed for over 50 years and the secret of producing outstanding pearls has been uncovered.
Paspaley Pearls - Darwin
Paspaley Pearls - Darwin, Smith Street, Darwi...
It's time to unwind after a successful day of shopping. Cullen Bay Day Spa provides a calm atmosphere to relax in, with lovely views of Cullen Bay Marina from your treatment room. After a visit, you'll look, think, and feel your best, thanks to a natural and holistic approach to restoring skin, health, and wellbeing from the inside out.