By Car

For car and four-wheel-drive rentals, call Avis (tel. 08/8936 0600), Budget (tel. 08/8981 9800), Europcar (tel. 08/8941 0300), Hertz (tel. 08/8941 0944), or Thrifty (tel. 08/8924 0000).

By Bus

Darwinbus (tel. 08/8924 7666; is the local bus company. A A$2 adult or A50ยข child bus fare gives unlimited travel for 3 hours. A Show&Go ticket gives unlimited bus travel for 1 day for A$5 or for a week (valid for 7 days from purchase) for A$15. The city terminus is on Harry Chan Avenue (off Smith St., near Civic Sq.). Get timetables there, or from the Tourism Top End visitor center.


Darwin Day Tours (tel. 1300/721 365 in Australia, or 08/8923 6523; also has a range of sightseeing tours.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.