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Cullen Bay: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Myilly Point Heritage Precinct


The four houses making up the Myilly Point Heritage Precinct are the last of their kind in their original location and are prime examples of pre World War II Darwin architecture. This precinct represents the conclusion of a Commonwealth Government policy for an 'approved housing scheme' for high-ranking government officers, originally formulated under the first major town planning scheme of the early 1930s.

The creative talents of the architect B.C.G. Burnett were to change the face of Darwin. Burnett designed a series of homes adapted to the climatic conditions of the Top End, which included the use of lightweight materials and natural ventilation. The houses have had continuous use as housing from their date of construction, are the best surviving examples of B.C.G. Burnett's work.

Entry is via a gold coin donation.

Burnett House is open for high tea every Sunday (charge applies), please contact the National Trust for further details.




4 Burnett Place,
Myilly Point
Larrakeyah, NT, 0820

Located 0.7K from Cullen Bay

Aquascene


Ever thought of feeding fish in the ocean, at Doctors Gully, right in the heart of Darwin, is Aquascene, where hundreds of fish come to shore at high tide to be fed by hand. The daily fish feeding ritual began over 50 years ago, when a nearby resident started throwing bread scraps to a few small mullet at high tide.

Today visitors come from near and far to participate in this unique spectacle. Trays of bread are provided at regular intervals during the feeding period for hand feeding the mullet and milkfish. Many other species including catfish, rays, cod, diamond fish and parrot fish may also be seen in the shallows if you watch carefully.

Darwin Harbour is subject to tide movements of up to eight metres and the fish that visit Aquascene can only come to the shore for a few hours each day, and then return to sea with the tide. Morning feeding sessions are usually best, especially between the months of December and August when fish numbers are highest. As feeding times change daily with the tides and Aquascene is only open at those times, it is important to check this information before visiting the fish feeding.




28 Doctors Gully Road
Darwin, NT, 0800

Located 1.0K from Cullen Bay

SKYCITY Darwin


SKYCITY Darwin is the ultimate entertainment destination in the Northern Territory. Boasting over 700 electronic gaming machines, more than 30 exciting table games, 5 restaurants, 7 bars, Darwin's only five star beachfront resort with 154 luxury rooms, VIP Super Villas with Gaming Suites, a Day Spa and a myriad of unique function, conference spaces.

Nestled on 30 acres of tropical gardens alongside the Arafura Sea, SKYCITY's bustling casino is teamed with amazing accommodation and dining options, and conference and event facilities.

SKYCITY is home to Darwin's only five star beachfront resort, complete with a private white-sand beach and an eight room tropical spa. The new tropical resort and upgraded facilities have redefined comfort and style and we provide a level of service beyond compare. (

Relax in one of 152 stylishly appointed hotel or resort rooms, swim in our infinity-edged or lagoon style pools, enjoy the cuisine of our five distinctive restaurants, and indulge in spa treatments.

We make everything smooth and effortless during your stay at SKYCITY with a range of complimentary services including wireless internet, a business centre and fitness centre.





Gilruth Avenue
The Gardens, NT, 0820

Located 1.0K from Cullen Bay

Sandbar


One of Darwin's coolest nightspots and a relaxed day-spot, Sandbar is an oasis on the edge of the ocean. Enjoy a cocktail and take in the view and fresh sea air on the deck or head indoors to relax and enjoy the ambience.

Sandbar's talented mixologists are ready to serve your favourite cocktails, wines, beers and spirits, making Sandbar the perfect destination for a fun night out or pre-dinner cocktail.






Gilruth Avenue
The Gardens, NT, 0820

Located 1.1K from Cullen Bay

The Rock - Darwins Indoor Climbing Centre


The Rock Centre is located in a lush tropical setting adjacent to a wonderful boardwalk and nature area, in a prime part of Darwin beside the Aquascene fish feeding venue.

The Rock is located in an old WW II oil tank.

They offer climbing ranging from beginner to advanced along with a host of other activities.

Alongside the wall is a multi-story play maze to keep the young at heart entertained and amused.

We run Nationally accredited Courses in Outdoor Recreation being in partnership with our RTO Adventure Resources and Promotion Services





Doctors Gully Road
Darwin, NT, 0800

Located 1.2K from Cullen Bay

Cullen Bay: Events

Territory Taste Festival


The inaugural Territory Taste Festival will be on April 16-17, 2016. It will cater for all foodies. Eat, drink and share the enjoyment of food among Northern Territory producers, farmers, growers, stallholders, suppliers, bush harvest experts and the hospitality industry as a whole.
The Territory Taste Festival event organisers Territory Taste Magazine and Agentur Events are pulling out all the stops to create an event that will showcase our fabulous producers to local, national and international food fans. It will feature a weekend jam-packed with tasty events as part of the Open Territory business initiative and is supported by Festivals NT and the Department of Business.
The Festival will be held at the Darwin Convention Centre with shoulder activities at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct and restaurants around Greater Darwin.





24/48 Marina Boulevard
Cullen Bay, NT, 0820

Located 0.5K from Cullen Bay

Darwin Heritage Festival


Celebrate the great Australian pioneering spirit during the annual Darwin Heritage Festival Conflict and Compassion.


Find out more about Darwin's intriguing and varied heritage and Celebrate the great Aussie pioneering spirit, kicking off with a spooky night time Ghost walk through the Old Goyder Road Cemetery, plus much more history.






Burnett Place
Larrakeyah, NT, 0820

Located 0.7K from Cullen Bay

Exercise Pitch Black Handling Display


As part of Exercise Pitch Black 2016, a flypast and a handling display will take place over Mindil Beach on 11 August and a Pitch Black Open Day at RAAF Darwin is scheduled for 13 August. Both events are free for the community to enjoy the many capabilities on display during the exercise.

The flypast will feature Australian and international military aircraft, including a RAAF F/A-18 Hornet handling display (subject to operational availability).

Exercise Pitch Black 2016 is a three week multi-national large force employment exercise conducted from RAAF Base Darwin and RAAF Base Tindal from 29 July to 19 August 2016. More than 2300 personnel and up to 110 aircraft will participate. Nations represented will include: Australia, Canada, France (New Caledonia), Germany, Indonesia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey and the United States.


Event Dates
2016
      11th Aug


RAAF Base Darwin,
RAAF Base Darwin
The Gardens, NT, 0820

Located 0.8K from Cullen Bay

National Indigenous Music Awards


The National Indigenous Music Awards [NIMAs] are a celebration of Indigenous music that honours contemporary and traditional artists.
The NIMAs are unlike other Award events, it is quite possibly the only public awards ceremony that has more music programmed into it than awards presentations!
The Gardens Amphitheatre is a perfect 'nature spot', fitting in with what the event is about: nature, life, human-ness, inter-tribal representations.
The NIMAs represent Indigenous people and their music, in their language and on their terms. It is about family and community.

Food and drinks will be available - this is an alcohol free event. Seating is limited, so don't forget to pack a rug.



Event Dates
2016
      6th Aug


George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens,
Gardens Road
The Gardens, NT, 0820

Located 1.1K from Cullen Bay

Territory Day


Territory Day is one of the most spectacular events on the festival calendar. For one day only the Territory lights up in a rainbow of rockets, bangers and Roman candles.

Celebrating the anniversary that self governance was handed down to the Territory by the Commonwealth Government, Territorians and visitors alike gather for public fireworks shows. They also compete with one another to produce the most brilliant pyrotechnics display on the only day of the year where people are allowed to light fireworks.

Mindil Beach in Darwin is a popular vantage point to watch the spectacular. With delicious food from the markets, people can picnic on the sand as they watch the fireworks burst and sparkle over the Timor Sea.


Event Dates
2017
      1st Jul
      1st Jul


Mindil Beach
Darwin, NT, 0800

Located 1.3K from Cullen Bay

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