Alongside BMX racing, make the most of your time in the NT with BMXA’s quick-six things to do!
The gates for the fourth stage of the 2019 BMXA BAD BOY National Series are about to drop at the Satellite City BMX Club in Darwin and alongside the action on the track, why not immerse yourself in the NT atmosphere?
Below are six of BMXA’s quickfire touring suggestions to ensure that your national series weekend is filled with non-stop satisfaction.
1. Visit Crocosaurus Cove and SWIM with crocodiles
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COST: $35 – Adult Entrance + $170 to swim with Crocodiles
If you’re deciding on what to do first, we encourage you to visit the Crocosaurus Cove located on Mitchell St in Darwin. Inside are various presentations alongside the opportunity to hold a baby crocodile!
But for the BMXA family, who tend to be on the thrill-seeking side, why not jump in a glass tank and swim with crocs?
This is the only place in Australia that does this!
2. Cullen Bay for Sunset and Dinner
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Sunsets in Darwin are a must-see and the one at Cullen Bay, located only 10-15 minutes walk from the city centre, is a perfect place to set up a picnic and enjoy time with friends… or if you’re a big eater, there is the all-you-can-eat seafood buffet which is well worth a visit.
3. Visit the Museum and Art Gallery
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COST: Free Entry
Both Galleries are located in the same building with interesting features including a whole evolution exhibition and some traditional Indigenous Australian artwork.
4. George Brown Darwin Botanical Gardens (BMX BIKES ALLOWED!)
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COST: Free Entry
5. Bikes trails from Nightcliff to Casuarina
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Right next to the Nightcliff beach is a huge car park with some bike trails ready for the BMXA family. Follow the trail and you will head along the beach, over a river and through some mangroves before finishing at the Casuarina beach. There and back is about 12km’s.
6. WWII Tunnels
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Darwin’s involvement in WWII’s history can be experienced by taking a tour through the WWII tunnels. During the war, much of the city was in fact destroyed, yet the tunnels are still there to this day beneath the city.
There you have it!