Year round warm weather, glorious sunsets, a relaxed lifestyle, and a warm friendly community are some of the attributes to Australia's most northern city.
There are extensive pathways along the foreshore by the sea, shaded picnic facilities with free electric BBQs, and green gardens. In 1864, a settlement was established, after John McDouall Stuart's successful crossing from south to north in 1862.
The early military outposts at Fort Dundas, Port Essington and Escape Cliffs had long since been abandoned. The Darwin area is the country of the Larrakia Aboriginal people where the sea, coastal vine forests, rivers and woodlands provided them with a rich and varied diet.