Start planning your cruise and book your excursions to Darwin
The cosmopolitan city of Darwin, in Australia's Northern Territory, overlooks a picturesque harbour and the beautiful Timor Sea. This MSC World Cruise destination boats historic buildings, tropical parks, lively waterfront areas, and an interesting museum.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• The Town’s Historic Buildings
• Litchfield National Park
• Territory Wildlife Park
Admire Darwin’s historical architecture and landmarks on an MSC Cruises excursion. Visit Old Admiralty House, Christ Church Cathedral, 19th-century Government House, and the gorgeous Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a tour of the Darwin Military Museum with its artefacts from the war era, or explore the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory to browse an eclectic collection of cultural pieces.
Explore rugged Litchfield National Park on an MSC Cruises excursion, a stunning countryside destination located close to the town of Batchelor. This untamed haven boasts an array of spectacular waterfalls, magnetic termite mounds, and the sandstone Pillars of the Lost City, estimated to be over 500 million years old! Afterwards, wander the shady monsoon forest, where you’ll marvel at a diverse range of vegetation and glimpse hundreds of species of native birds.
Interact with native Australian animals at Territory Wildlife Park, located in Darwin’s Berry Springs. Covering 400 hectares of natural bushland, the zoo boasts kangaroos, wallabies, kookaburras, dingoes, crocodiles, bandicoots, and carpet pythons! This MSC Cruises excursion makes a fantastic family outing. Stroll around the natural lagoon, marvel at the park’s biodiversity, and wander an extensive network of footpaths.