Darwin Waterfront Precinct

The Darwin Waterfront Precinct is a tourist area in the Northern Territory of Australia in Darwin City. Restaurants, bars, a wave pool and a man-made beach are available for local community and tourists. It is located five minutes’ walk from the Darwin Central Business District (CBD).

Location/Geography edit

The Darwin Waterfront Precinct is located on Wharf One and Two.

History edit

The Waterfront Precinct is built on reclaimed land from Kitchener Bay between Stokes Hill and Fort Hill (which has since been removed).

The Darwin Oil Storage Tunnels were built during World War II to protect the navy's oil from attack by the Japanese. Two of these tunnels are now open to the public.

Darwin Waterfront Corporation edit

The Darwin Waterfront Precinct is managed by the Darwin Waterfront Corporation, a corporation created by act of parliament in 2006. Its role is to manage and promote the precinct. The corporation also responsible for the provision of municipal services to the precinct.[1][2][3]

Tourist Attractions edit

Waterfront Lagoon

Goyder Park

Deckchair Cinema

Darwin Wave Pool

Darwin Convention Centre

Restaurants, Shops and Apartments

References edit

  1. ^ "Annual Report 2006/2007" (PDF). Darwin Waterfront Corporation. 15 October 2007. p. 3. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Darwin Waterfront Corporation Act 2006 - Section 13, Municipal services". Northern Territory of Australia. Retrieved 7 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Darwin Waterfront Corporation Act 2006 - Endnotes". Northern Territory of Australia. Retrieved 7 June 2019.

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