Accommodation and Transport
International House Darwin
There is accommodation available on the CDU Casuarina campus at International House Darwin (http://ihd.cdu.edu.au/).
Note: Book early to avoid missing out, since the conference will be held within the teaching semester.
Student accommodation available for conference participants:
Single standard room (communal bathroom and kitchen). Rooms in designated quiet building available on request. $50.00 per night.
Single standard room with shared ensuite. King single bed, shared ensuite between two rooms. (Single occupancy only, but can request to ‘neighbour’ so as to share ensuite with someone you know at the conference where available.) Rooms in designated quite building available on request. $60.00 per night.
Guest Apartments. $120 + GST per night. (10 available only). See: http://ihd.cdu.edu.au/feel-at-home/short-term-stay
You can apply online: http://ihd.cdu.edu.au/ready-to-welcome-you/how-to-apply
Transport to and from CDU:
A shuttle bus is available between CDU and the Waterfront precinct. Also, public bus transportation is available from the CDU bus stop through to the city centre (Bus no. 4) which stops at key tourist areas along the route.
Shops and other transport is only a short walk from the University.
There are various accommodation options at the Waterfront District with shuttle buses and public transport available between the Waterfront district and CDU.
There is a range of options in the main city centre, on Mitchell street including backpackers such as Darwin YHA Melaleuca on Mitchell and more expensive options such as the Hilton. Public transport is available from the City centre to CDU. See https://nt.gov.au/driving/public-transport-cycling/public-buses/Darwin-bus-timetables-and-maps
Things to do in Darwin:
- A trip to Litchfield National Park
- A trip to Kakadu
- Opportunity for sailing on the beautiful Darwin Harbour
- Many opportunities so see the sun sink into the Arafura Sea – walks on the beach, visit the Nightcliff Jetty and foreshore
- The famous Mindel Beach Markets at Sunset
- See the Jumping Crocodiles
- Visit the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
- Visit the Deckchair Cinema
And much, much more…