A new Darwin cruise ship terminal has been built for the increasing cruise passenger numbers as the convention centre and waterfront developments make Darwin an even more attractive destination.
This photo of the QM2 is actually taken from the Stokes Hill wharf which is next door to the Cruise Ship Terminal.
The Terminal is definitely designed with the visiting cruise ship passengers in mind, whereas the Wharf caters for those looking for a stroll, a meal and a fresh sea breeze.
As part of the overall development of the Darwin waterfront, the terminal includes facilities for passenger queuing, immigration, customs, quarantine and baggage collection.
This is a modern
air-conditioned terminal with covered walkway, plenty of car parking and
public amenities in an attractive landscaped setting.
The terminal is large enough to accommodate a mini-market of Darwins products that are naturally of interest to cruise ship passengers.
Helicopter flights from the terminal to the spectacular waterfalls and national parks of the Top End are available from North Australian Helicopters.
Darwin is a popular destination. Passenger numbers from cruise ships increased steadily from 2007 to 2015 and there are an increasing number of visits scheduled for 2016.
The Darwin wharf precinct also includes several new hotels, a multi-storey car park for up to 500 vehicles and a wave pool for safe swimming.
art displays will help engage visitors with the Northern Territory's
thriving art community and set the tone for a unique tropical
here to return from Darwin Cruise Ship Terminal to Enjoy Darwin home.
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